MANUAL Published: 2009

Gypsum: Connecting Science and Technology

Author(s): ["Richard A. Kuntze"]

The only comprehensive resource of its kind, covering both gypsum science and technology

This new ASTM manual bridges the gap in the literature between academic papers that deal with narrow subjects and applications.

Ten comprehensive chapters cover:
Gypsum science—background, history, origin, properties, and processes
Technology—manufacturing, types, advantages, installation

It also addresses how the utilization of gypsum is affected by several overall technical factors, including:
• Structural Effects
• Effects of Water
• Effects of Hydrated Lime
• Effects of Hydration Stage
• Plaster vs. Gypsum Board

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Developed by Committee: C11
Pages: 120
DOI: 10.1520/MNL67-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8403-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7015-5