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Top Gun Premium Plaster

A premium modified ASTM Rated basecoat for conventional plaster systems.

Product Information

Description:
Top Gun Premium Plaster is a modified, premium blended plaster base coat for conventional stucco systems. Top Gun Premium Plaster is designed to be a pump grade product with excellent flow that does not require additional additives. It may also be applied manually. Top Gun Premium Plaster develops higher PSI strengths than standard Plastic Cement. A fibered version of Top Gun Premium Plaster is also available.

 

Packaging:
This product is packaged in 94 lb / 46.63 kg bags.

 

Benefits:

  • Excellent flow for pumping.

  • Faster mixing cycles than 50/50 mixes of Portland and Plastic Cements.

  • Higher strengths than Plastic cement.

 

Coverage:
Approximate Coverage:
90 sq. ft. / 10 sq. yds. – 99 sq. ft. / 11 sq. yds. at 3/8” thickness.

 

Mixing:
Sand and potable water are required to mix this product. Plaster sand shall comply with ASTM C 144 or C 897.  Cement to sand ratio shall comply with ASTM C 926 Table 3.  This product shall be mixed in a mechanical type mixer.  Add half the potable water and half the sand required for the batch.  While sand and water are mixing add all the necessary bags required to complete the mix batch. Add the full amount of sand required and the minimum amount of water to bring the mix to the proper consistency.  Allow batch to mix for 3 to 5 minutes after all materials are added.

 

Approximate water usage:    

  • 1 / 3 cement to sand – 2 ¾ to 3 ¼ gallons

  • 1 / 4 cement to sand – 3 ¾ to 4 ¼ gallons

 

Application:
This product may be applied by hand or machine.  Application methods, acceptable substrates and total applied thickness shall meet the requirements set forth in ASTM C926. This product may be used in a standard scratch and brown application; or by the Alternate Method of Application per IBC Section 2512.8.  Alternate Method of Application provides a better bond between coats, improves curing and speeds completion times.  Alternate method of application is not suggested for open-frame construction.

 

Curing:
This product requires a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours moist curing.  Environmental conditions such a heat, wind and low humidity all require liberal curing.

 

Finishing:
A variety of finishes such as Western Exterior Stucco, Premium Acrylic Finish (PAF), WBP Exterior Stucco Finishes, standard acrylic paints or elastomeric coatings may be applied over the cured base coat. The recommendations of the finish coat manufacturer shall be followed regarding base coat preparation, bonding, application and curing of their product.

 

Limitations:
Do not add accelerator, air entrainment or other admixtures without written permission from an authorized manufacturer of Western Blended Products. Do not apply when surface or ambient temperatures are at or below 40°F / 4.4°C or above 100°F / 34°C. Do not apply to surfaces that are contaminated with bond breakers, oils or other matter that may affect the performance of the product. Do not apply if conditions are expected to be above or below the specified temperature range within 24 hours of application. Do not add additional ingredients without specific written approval from an authorized manufacturer of Western Blended Products.

 

Storage:
Product shall be kept indoors or if stored outdoors, shall be adequately covered to keep dry and be stored off the ground. 

 

Shelf Life:
One year under optimal storage conditions.

 

Applicable Standards, Specifications and Codes:

  • ASTM C926

  • ASTM 1328

  • IBC Sections:

  • 2511 Interior Plaster

  • 2512 Exterior Plaster

 

Warranty:
Manufacturers of Western Blended Products (WBP) warrant its products to be of merchantable quality and suitable for the general purpose for which they were intended, when applied in accordance with WBP instructions.  Manufacturers of WBP do not warrant its products to be suitable for any purpose or use other than for which they were intended.  Liability under this warranty is limited to supplying new material without charge, or at manufacturers of WBP option, to a refund of the purchase price.  In the event of a claim under this warranty, written notice must be given to the originating plant of the WBP goods at the address shown hereon.  This limited warranty is issued and accepted in lieu of all other expressed warranties, and expressly excludes liability for consequential damages.  Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.  This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.