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1/8” RIB LATH (FLAT RIB)
This lath has eighteen ribs approximately 1/8 inch high, spaced 1½ inches on center to provide additional rigidity for horizontal stucco applications. There are approximately 8,500 openings or keys per square yard to aid in keying. 2.75 lb. and 3.4lb. may be used for horizontal spans up to 16” o.c. and 19” o.c. respectively when installation follows ASTM C1063. This product is also used extensively as a base for ceramic tile.

Nominal sheet size 27” x 97”
Packaging:
10 pcs. (20 square yards) per bundle -
50 bundles (1000 square yards) per pallet.
All diamond mesh lath is produced from hot dip
galvanized steel per ASTM A653, A924 and C847.

Weight Per Square Yard
Flat and High Rib Mesh
2.75 lb. / sy
Flat Rib
Galvanized
3.4 lb. / sy
Flat Rib
Galvanized
3.4 lb. / sy
3/8" High Rib
Galvanized
4.0 lb. / sy
3/8" High Rib
Galvanized
 

 

3/8” RIB LATH (HIGH RIB)
Due to its heavy construction with seven longitudinal ribs, each 3/8” deep and eight small flat ribs it is used almost exclusively for ceiling and soffit applications. The herringbone mesh pattern allows excellent keying of the stucco to the lath for horizontal or
ceiing installations spanning up to 24” o.c. Rib lath is not generally recommended for vertical or wall installations.

 
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