Types of plaster and the method of cement plaster

Mud plaster

The surface to be plastered is arranged in same way as that of lime or cement plaster. Mud plaster is normally applied in two coats. The thickness of first coat is 18 mm whereas the thickness of second coat is 6 mm.

Stucco plaster

Stucco belongs to a decorative type of plaster that provides a superior finish. This type of plaster can be applied for inside and outside surfaces. It is usually placed in three coats which make the entire thickness of the plaster to roughly 25 mm. The first coat is known as scratch coat; the second as a finer coat or brown coat and the third is known as white coat or finishing coat.