This specification covers sheet lath, expanded metal lath, diamond mesh, flat and self-furring, and rib metal lath, all with or without backing and designed to be used as a base for gypsum or Portland cement plaster. Metal lath shall be fabricated from cold-rolled carbon steel sheet of commercial quality as specified and galvanized metal lath shall have a G60 coating. Physical properties such as thickness, width, length, and weight shall be specified. Metal lath shall be fabricated from hot-dipped galvanized steel.
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1.1 This specification covers sheet lath, expanded metal lath, diamond mesh, flat and self-furring, and rib metal lath, 1/8 and 3/8 in. (3.2 and 9.6 mm), all with or without backing and designed to be used as a base for gypsum or portland cement plaster.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.
A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
gypsum cement plaster; lath; metal lath; portland cement plaster; rib lath; self-furring; sheet lath ; Gypsum plaster--specifications; Gypsum products--lath (specifications); Gypsum products--specifications; Installation--gypsum products; Metal lath; Plaster--specifications
ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)
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