An orthopedic cast, body cast, plaster cast, or surgical cast, is a shell, frequently
made from ... Plaster of Paris is calcined gypsum (roasted gypsum), ground to a
fine ... 1 History. 1.1 Introduc...
Oct 16, 2013 ... 1. History. The name Plaster of Paris (POP) had its origins from the fact that it was
extensively mined from Montmartre in Paris district. But its use ...
Since antiquity, plaster has been used to replicate art works, in particular
sculptures ... Drawing class in the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture,
Plaster Casts are the reproductions of original sculptural artwork. ... Also
becoming prominent in the art of collecting and displaying plaster casts was Paris
Jul 19, 2012 ... Plaster casts, constructed from gypsum plaster (plaster of Paris), would be used
by hospitals in the early 1800's, but its first use was not very ...
Plaster of Paris definition, calcined gypsum in white, powdery form, used as a
base for gypsum plasters, as an ... Word Origin and History for plaster of Paris
Plaster of Paris History. Variations on plaster of Paris have been used for millenia
in construction, medicine and art. It is used a finish on walls and ceilings and ...
Aug 14, 2013 ... Plaster of Paris takes its name from Paris, France, where it was first widely used
chemically, surgically and in construction works.
Apr 30, 2015 ... Plaster of paris, quick-setting gypsum plaster consisting of a fine white ... Setting
a broken hand with a cast of plaster of paris. ... Article History.
Apr 1, 2012 ... Plaster-of-Paris andPlaster TechniqueAshish Tripathi ,Intern,Dept. of
Orthopaedics, Contents: Plaster-of-Paris: 1) Historical Background 2) ...