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Discussion in 'Lime Plastering Case Studies' started by James Eccleston, Jul 11, 2017.

  1. James Eccleston

    James Eccleston New Member

    Hi,

    Could anyone help me identify what this material is that I found in some plaster around a chimney breast? I've attached an image of a piece of plaster I removed. Hopefully you can see it in the photo, there's small (maybe 1mm wide) shiny crystal like bits in the plaster. Does anyone know what this is?

    Any advice would be really appreciated.

    Thanks

    James
     

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  2. Topspread16

    Topspread16 Member

    I think it's crack


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  3. TonyM

    TonyM Private Member

    Is it 1/14th of Stonehenge?


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  4. Danny

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  5. Topspread16

    Topspread16 Member

    It is danny, vermiculite a bulking aggregate with thermal qualities.


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  6. stokeplasterer

    stokeplasterer Active Member

    I agree with Danny and topspread
     
  7. bobski

    bobski Active Member

    Yep, vermiculite, or if you put it in yourself 'micafil', also used as loose insulation. The annoying shite in lofts.
     
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  8. seanlar

    seanlar Member

    It's just sand and lime
     

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