This specification covers woven wire plaster base, flat or self-furring, with or without stiffener wires, and with or without backing, designed for use as a base to receive gypsum or Portland cement based plaster. Backing shall allow lapping of wire-to-wire and backing-to-backing of one mesh at ends and edges and shall have a minimum tensile breaking strength. The wire shall be zinc-coated (galvanized). The weight, size, and diameter of the wire are specified.
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1.1 This specification covers woven wire plaster base, flat or self-furring, with or without stiffener wires, and with or without backing, designed for use as a base to receive gypsum or portland cement based plaster.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units are approximate.
1.3 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems
backing; base; cement plaster; flat; gypsum plaster; plaster; self-furning; woven wire ;
ICS Number Code 91.060.10 (Walls. Partitions. Facades)
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