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Feel the need for speed? Gyprock Plaster Accelerator speeds up the setting times of gypsum based compounds to help you get the job done quicker.

Product Overview

Gyprock Plaster Accelerator is a safe and easy way to speed up the setting times of gypsum-based plaster products such as Base Coat, Cornice Cement and other specialty plasters. Ideal for small jobs where time is an issue, a small amount of Gyprock Plaster Accelerator is mixed thoroughly to the dry or wet plaster mix. Plaster Accelerator should not be added directly to water.

Typical Applications

Gyprock Plaster Accelerator is typically used to speed up setting times of gypsum based compounds.

Gyprock® Plaster Accelerator in 10kg non-resealable bag.
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Plaster Accelerator

Reduced setting time

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Used for repairs and maintenance

Technical Specifications

Product Options

Gyprock Plaster Accelerator is available in a 10kg bag with a shelf life of 1 year from manufacture.

For product availability and to place an order, contact your nearest supplier.

Physical & Chemical Properties

Specific gravity (H20=1) 2.3
VOC content (as specified by GBCA) 2g/L as VOC content per material

Product Manufacture

Gyprock Plaster Accelerator is manufactured by CSR Gyprock in Australia to stringent product specifications.

Product Handling

Transportation and manual handling: Refer to the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australia (GBMA) website for recommended OH&S practices.

Storage: Store bags of compound in a dry environment, protected from the weather and out of direct sunlight. Tear bag open from top corner to dispense compound. Unused product which has been mixed with water should be discarded. Unused product in powder format should be stored in original bag: roll the top of the bag to loosely seal, and store in an airtight container.

Health and Safety

Safety Data Sheets are important documents in the construction industry and assist in the continuing focus on occupational health and safety on and off sites.



Installation Instructions

Installing to Standards

AS/NZS2589: Gypsum linings – Application and Finishing outlines the procedures for jointing and finishing of Gyprock plasterboard in conjunction with additional details contained in Gyprock Technical Literature.


Gyprock makes available resources that provide comprehensive selection, design, installation and maintenance guidance. 

Installation Resources

Residential and commercial installation instructions.

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Manufactured for Life

Gyprock plasterboard products are manufactured for life with all CSR products designed to achieve optimal performance when part of a CSR integrated system.

GECA Accredited

Verified by an independent conformity assessment body to meet the environmental, health and social/ethical criteria of the GECA Adhesives, Fillers & Sealants standard.