Apply thermal protection in the correct thickness or thickness

Thermal insulation is a very good heat-insulating material that can be processed both inside and outside. It contributes to a good regulation of the humidity and thus the indoor climate. If necessary, it must be applied in several layers to achieve the desired thickness or thickness. Read here what you should consider.

Use thermal insulation as heat-insulating material correctly

There are special, heat-insulating plaster mortars that are suitable for use as a concealed plaster on mineral substrates both inside and outside. Important in the processing is to comply with the manufacturer's specifications regarding the maximum thickness or thickness. Depending on the product, the thermal protection is suitable for single or multi-layer processing on different substrates, such as those found in old or new buildings. You can also apply thermal plaster to half-timbered buildings, masonry or, with a suitable bonding layer, to concrete. It is also suitable for leveling uneven ground. For this, however, you usually have to apply several layers in order to first remove the coarse unevenness and then to obtain a surface that is as level as possible, which can be provided with additional layers of plaster and optionally with color.

The most important properties of the material

Thermal insulation has special properties as a heat-insulating material, including:

  • It is a versatile flush with mineral lightweight aggregates.
  • The material is usually not flammable.
  • Thermoputz also regulates temperature and humidity.
  • In addition, it has a very good water vapor permeability.
  • The processing can be done without problems by hand.

Notes on the minimum and maximum layer thicknesses

Depending on the material and manufacturer used, the thermal protection is suitable for applying layer thicknesses of between about 20 and 80 millimeters in several layers. If it is a strongly absorbent substrate, a layer thickness of about 30 millimeters should not be undercut. However, you should not apply more in one go. If higher plaster thicknesses are to be applied, work with several layers. In case of doubt, always follow the instructions of the respective manufacturer in order to obtain the best possible result. If you want to apply thermal protection in several layers, it is essential to observe the prescribed intervals between the application of the individual layers.

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