skim coating

07:36 Jul 10, 2016
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Science - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
English term or phrase: skim coating
Skim coating is the process of applying a very thin covering of joint compound or mud, to smooth out rough wall and ceiling surfaces.
This can involve the application of a single coat of mud to hide minor imperfections, or it can involve the use of several coats to build up a smooth, finished surface. In addition, skim coating can be done over a small area, or it can be done over an entire wall/ceiling surface.
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5το από πάνω λεπτόν επίστρωμα
transphy
3Σοβάτισμα
Lina Efthimiadou
3στοκάρισμα
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στοκάρισμα


Explanation:
Είμαι στον χώρο των χρωμάτων και επιχρισμάτων αλλά δεν έχω ξαναδεί αυτόν τον όρο. Όμως η περιγραφή οδηγεί σαφώς σε στοκάρισμα.

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Σοβάτισμα


Explanation:
Το σοβάτισμα εφαρμόζεται σε όλο τον τοίχο και το ταβάνι αλλά και τοπικά όταν υπάρχει ζημιά. Μπορεί να δώσει λείο αποτέλεσμα.
Το στοκάρισμα, αν και έχει λογική και ήταν επίσης η πρώτη μου σκέψη, εφαρμόζεται μόνο τοπικά.

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Επίσης και εδώ http://homeguides.sfgate.com/skim-coat-painting-walls-73714....

Example sentence(s):
  • the whole surface will receive a thin coating (skim coat) of finishing plaster, and finally bevelled on all four sides, used in products specialised for roofing

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drywall
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το από πάνω λεπτόν επίστρωμα


Explanation:
It is the last thin layer in 'plastering', to smooth over the undercoat (plaster) and also to receive the painting or wall-papering.
In this case, the 'plastering' was done by mud with the skim coating, to finish off, again with a thin layer of mud.

We use that phrase in the Construction Industry, for the last coating in gypsum plastering, or in applying the thin layer of plaster on top of plasterboards.

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In dry-wall preparation, for painting, it is the covering of the hessian applied on the joints, to make the entire surface smooth and uniform with the plasterboards.
The 'hessian' ribbon/strip is placed along the length of joints to prevent cracks appearing afterwards.

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Step 1: Start by prepping the walls. Photo 1: Prime the walls. Roll a fast-drying, stain-sealing drywall primer on the walls. Step 2: Roll on the mud. Photo 2: Roll on the mud. Step 3: Wipe it smooth. Photo 3: Trowel the first coat. Step 4: Apply one or two more layers. Photo 6: Change directions for the second coat.
How to Skim Coat (with Pictures) - wikiHow
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