Basic Fibrous Work - Running Mould

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Basic Fibrous Work - Running Mould

This activity will test your knowledge on plaster and running moulds. Please make sure you work through and complete all the questions and activities


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What materials should be used to run mouldings?
    • A. 

      Lime

    • B. 

      Bonding Plaster

    • C. 

      Plaster of Paris

    • D. 

      Plaster Gypsum

  • 2. 
    The mix consistency of plaster should be:
    • A. 

      Single Cream

    • B. 

      Double Cream

    • C. 

      Devon Cream

    • D. 

      Clotted cream

  • 3. 
    Where would you position the anchorage nails?
    • A. 

      Along mould length

    • B. 

      Thickest part of mould

    • C. 

      Against the side

    • D. 

      Near rule

  • 4. 
    What tool would be used to apply plaster to a reverse mould?
    • A. 

      Lath Hammer

    • B. 

      Profile Gauge

    • C. 

      Splash Brush

    • D. 

      Drag or Busk

  • 5. 
    Which one of these is not part of a running mould?
    • A. 

      Stock

    • B. 

      Foot

    • C. 

      Slipper

  • 6. 
    When constructing a running mould, how long should the slipper always be?
    • A. 

      One and a half times the length of the stock

    • B. 

      One and a half times the length of the brace

    • C. 

      Twice the length of the stock

  • 7. 
    What are muffles used to form?
    • A. 

      Mitre

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Right angle

  • 8. 
    What is the function of shellac?
    • A. 

      A sealing agent

    • B. 

      A bonding agent

    • C. 

      A retarding agent

  • 9. 
    What is the main ingredient of grease?
    • A. 

      Casting plaster

    • B. 

      Tallow

    • C. 

      Shellac

  • 10. 
    Name the piece of equipment used to form a moulding on the bench
    • A. 

      A small tool

    • B. 

      A joint rule

    • C. 

      A running ould

  • 11. 
    In order to carry on with this quiz you need to first, watch the following video on running moulds and then type in an explanation of what tools you need and what you use them for.
  • 12. 
    Finally, please explain the correct mixing process for fine casting plaster/plaster of paris.