Why Plaster of Paris should be kept in a moisture-proof container?

Asked by  | 15th Jun, 2008, 11:06: AM

Expert Answer:

Plaster of Paris should be kept in a moisture-proof container because ir reacts readily with water (moisture) to give
 gypsum.

 2 CaSO4·(0.5H2O) + 3 H2O → 2 CaSO4·2H2O

Answered by  | 20th Jun, 2008, 08:41: PM

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