crazing of grey plaster

Reply

  #1  
Old 06-30-01, 02:58 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 721
We have a new gunite pool with grey plaster. It has been about 3 weeks since it was done, and the plaster has very tiny white hairline cracks everywhere in the grey plaster. It looks like when you crack an eggshell. I was told that this is a normal thing that happens when plaster dries, and that it is just more noticable in a darker colored pool. The horizontal surfaces, like the steps are where it is the most noticable. Is this true, and should we just enjoy it as part of a natural substance (plaster)? Does this eventually become less obvious? Our friends have a white pool and you can't see these lines. In our pool, there is no area where there are any large cracks, just these tiny spidery ones.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 06-30-01, 10:45 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
My first inclination was to tell you that yes, Crazing cracks do appear in plaster. However a searh turned up these sites that will answer you questions. In short, yes it is normal and should become less noticible. ( I assume the pool is full!)

You may have to copy and paste the URL because it scrolls over.


For the specific answer:
http://www.infocyber.com/freeforum/forumview.asp?forumid=228&subidname=PBLLABS&site=PBLLABS

For the main site:
http://www.pbllabs.com/


DAB
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'