Stucco in English refers to coating on outside and plaster refered to internal coating.
Stucco plaster are categorised into two types:
Traditional Stucco plaster:
It is a mixture of lime, sand, and water.
Modern stucco plaster:
It is a mixture of Portland cement, sand, and water.
In modern stucco plasters, lime is replaced by Portland cement for increasing durability. For many special purposes, Instead of lime plaster, gypsum player use.
To improve structural properties, acrylic and glass fibers are used in modern stucco.