Hot Dipped Galvanized Metal Rib Lath with 27 x 96 inch Size for
Rib lath is made from coils of sheet steel, slit and expanded into
a herring bone pattern with metal ribs running about every 3 inches
on the long direction of the sheet. This product is typically
stapled, nailed or screw applied to the substrate. It can also be
tie wire attached to cold rolled grillage.
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”
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
ceiling installations spanning up to 24” o.c. Rib lath is not
generally recommended for vertical or wall installations.