STRAW MAN Stucco Mix

SKU: IW-Stucco-1.

STRAW MAN Stucco Mix

$10.99

Straw man stucco is an environmentally friendly stucco wall finish that has air purifying properties.  It is produced from completely natural materials from the United States: earth, straw, and sand.  This is a 100% eco-friendly and green material, and a great alternative to paint or wallpaper.  Price is per pre-mixed bag.  Just add water!

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Gast has been working with different stucco mixes for over 20 years.  This multi-functional stucco is perfect green material for interior and exterior applications.  It is an eco-friendly and 100% natural material made from local sources.  It is a green alternative to drywall, paint, and wall paper, and can be applied to many surfaces.  This stucco is currently available in a range of earth-toned colors.  Custom finish patterns can be achieved using our original trowels.

 

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in
Material

Stucco

Usage

Exterior Wall, Interior Wall

Color

Beige, Brown, Gold, Ruby, Silver

Finish

Rustic, Satin, Textured, Trowel

Style

Classic, Contemporary

Collection

Earth, Well

bring your Interior to life with SUSTAINABLE surfaces:

The finish materials you use for your interior surfaces become some of the most important focal points.  Using an environmentally friendly stucco for  interior and exterior walls, and other surfaces, can add the unique tactile effect that exudes beauty, sophistication, and luxury.  Take advantage of our carefully curated eco-friendly materials to introduce a new standard.

  • Eco-friendly
  • 100% natural product
  • Non-toxic
  • Odorless
  • Low VOC
  • Easily applied over many surfaces
USES:

This stucco can be used for indoor and outdoor wall surfaces.

Color Range

This stucco is a natural material with colors based on the location it comes from and the minerals available.  Straw man is offered in a variety of earth tones.

Stucco can exhibit mild color variation from bag to bag.

TEXTURE & Visual Pattern:

Stucco’s manual application allows for visual variations and a range of aesthetics.  It can be applied smooth, striated, or with a rugged texture.

For the best result, carefully select the pattern you desire for your project.  We are available to help you with your options.

Environmental

At our company’s core, we believe the built environment should be constructed with sustainability in mind.  That way we all live in a healthier world.  We are doing our part by searching for and supplying materials that lighten the load on our planet.

There are many green or environmental aspects of using this stucco.  Because we supply it as a powder in bags, it weighs approximately 85% less than gypsum board.  Therefore more can be transported on the same truckload, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  Also, the quarrying is 5-9 times more efficient than stone because we only need the powder and not slabs.  We recommend this stucco for homes in the United States, where the material comes from.  Using local materials is ecologically friendly, and ties the building to the local landscape.

Because of its reduced weight, stucco requires less structural support.  This means less lumber, steel, and concrete to produce, ship and install.  As a result, we are decreasing the use of our most widely used natural resources.

Historically in the building process, there has been inherent waste of material.  This material has filled landfills, instead of being repurposed.  Stucco can be returned to nature.  This translates to no waste.

This stucco does not contain any VOCs or other compromising chemicals or toxins.  It comes naturally from the earth, so it is inherently sustainable.  Stucco is also very low maintenance–no need for paint, sealers, or harsh cleaning products.  There is no off-gassing from toxic materials, finishes, or adhesives.  Stucco has been used in construction for thousands of years, and is still used in relatively the same form.

abrasion resistance: LOW

Stucco has low abrasion resistance.  Light scratching will occur with exposure to abrasive items. The finish can damage as a result of this scratching.

Absorption: Moderate

This stucco has a high absorption rate, which is an advantage for interior applications.  However, oil and highly pigmented liquids can penetrate and stain.  To reduce the appearance of stains, wipe up spills immediately.

Acid Sensitivity: Minimal

This stucco is minimally sensitive to acids.

Performance
TEST
U.S. Measurement
International measurement
Mohs Hardness: 3-4
Bulk Density 2,580 kg/m³
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure 1.48%
Breaking strength 990 N
Slip Resistance 33/35
Flammability A1fl/A1
Frost resistance 6.4 MPA
Resistance to thermal shock .03%/3.5%
Resistance to abrasion 15.9 MM
Uniaxial compressive strength 155 MPA
Flexural Strength 6.6 MPA

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