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Punning in civil construction./ Different types of punning & their thickness.

 Now, let us go through some of the common questions related to punning in civil construction.

1. What is punning in construction?



Punning is the process of applying a thin layer of the slurry or mortar, made of cement, POP, gypsum, lime, or any such specified binding materials to the wall, ceiling, flooring, or plastering surface. The punning in some regions are also referred to as a skim coating.

They are applied over the existing masonry wall or ceiling surface directly or over the finished plastering surface. In the case of flooring, neat cement punning is done over the fresh mortar surface before fixing the flooring tiles.


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2. What are the different types of punning?

The most common types of punning are,

    1. Neat cement punning.

    2. POP  punning.

    3. Gypsum punning. &

   4. Cement plus lime punning.


3. What should be the thickness of punning?




The thickness for different types of punning are,

1.  Neat cement punning 👉 between 1 to 3mm.

2. POP punning 👉 3 to 6mm.

3. Gypsum punning 👉 between 6mm to 12mm.

4. Cement plus lime punning 👉 2mm to 6mm.


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4. What are the advantages & purpose of punning in construction?

Advantages & purpose of punning:

  1. To fill the undulations over the rough surface.

  2. Helps in providing a smooth finished surface.

  3. Punning gives protection against dampness and seepage.

 4. Punning provides an aesthetic appearance and a royal home interior.

 5. It helps in saving time and money.

 6. Punning provides a good base for the painting work.


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