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Activity Discussion Science & Technology Plaster of Paris should be stored in a moisture proof container. Explain why?

  • Plaster of Paris should be stored in a moisture proof container. Explain why?

    Posted by JuIie on May 7, 2021 at 3:52 am

    Plaster of Paris should be stored in a moisture proof container. Explain why?

    Soniya replied 1 year, 6 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Soniya

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    Plaster of Paris is chemically calcium sulphate. So when it comes in contact with moisture it changes into a hard substance called gypsum. This reaction cannot be reversed and therefore it gets wasted. So it is advised to store plaster of Paris in a moisture proof container.

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