The uses of Plaster of Paris are follows:

  • Casts and patterns for molds and statues are made using Plaster of Paris
  • Plaster of Paris is used as the cement in ornamental casting
  • It is also used for making decorative materials
  • It is used as a fireproofing material 
  • It is used in making chalks
  • Incase of bone fracture or sprain , it is used to make a cast bandage to prevent movement of the affected part
  • It is used to fill small gaps on walls & roofs

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  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 2 Class 10 - Acids, Bases and Salts (Term 1)

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