TITLE

Ensuring Lath Integrity

AUTHOR(S)
Little, Christopher K.; Innocenzi, Matthew J.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Construction Specifier;Jun2013, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Expanded metal lath has been an imperative component of plaster applied on wood or gypsum sheathing for more than 50 years. This article describes the manufacturing process and explores the material's properties as required by code--specifiers are not always getting what they expect.
ACCESSION #
91964922

 

Related Articles

  • Tensile strength of oriented strandboard as affected by specimen width. Schwab, Sara C.; Bender, Donald A.; Carradine, David M.; Woeste, Frank E. // Forest Products Journal;Jun2007, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p39 

    Oriented strandboard (OSB) is a structural rated panel that is commonly used as a flexural or shear member in flooring or wall sheathing applications. Other OSB applications have emerged that depend on tensile strength, such as gusset plates for field modification of metal plate connected wood...

  • product reports.  // Architectural Record;Dec2009, Vol. 197 Issue 12, p5 

    The article reviews wood, plastic and composite construction products such as Bison massaranduba wood tiles from Bison Deck Supports, AdvanTech flooring and sheathing from Huber Engineered Woods and textured reclaimed wood from Stone Source.

  • Correction.  // Builder: The Magazine of the National Association of Home Builde;Aug2012, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p13 

    A correction to the article "The Right Sheathing," that was published in the July 2012 issue is presented.

  • Lumber, Panels.  // National Construction Estimator;2008, Issue 56, p202 

    The article lists the estimated costs for 4' x 8' Sheathing Panels which include the CDX plywood interior C grade, D grade and the tongue and groove (T&G) pine plywood.

  • Toolbox.  // Walls & Ceilings;Oct2013, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p40 

    The article offers brief information on several products including the ComfortBoard Commercial Insulated Sheathing non-combustible stone wool insulation board from Roxul Inc., Create! Wood Looks ceilings from Armstrong Ltd., and Type 304 and 316 Stainless Steel lath from Niles Building Products.

  • EXPANDED METAL LATH PRODUCTS. LITTLE, CHRIS // Walls & Ceilings;Jan2014, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p22 

    The article discusses the best practices for the selection and installation of expanded metal lath products, particularly in the U.S., as of January 2014. It claims that the products are major components of stucco-clad building exteriors consisting of plaster applied over wood or gypsum...

  • USG Underlayment Earns "Green Cross".  // Environmental Design & Construction;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p14 

    Announces that sheathing manufacturing firm USG Corp. has earned the Green Cross certificate from national testing company Scientific Certification Systems. Evaluation of manufacturers making environmental claims; Benefits of flue gas desulphurization; Alternative to lauan and other wood-based...

  • Build Smart.  // Builder: The Magazine of the National Association of Home Builde;Dec2013, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p79 

    The article advises homeowners and homebuilders to keep the wall sheathing continuous and maintain the effectiveness R-value of the wall's fiberglass insulation to prevent air leaks caused by small decorative roofs attached to house walls.

  • G-P Gypsum discontinues paper-faced sheathing.  // RSI: Roofing, Siding, Insulation;Aug2004, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p16 

    Focuses on the discontinuation of manufacture of paper-faced sheathing products by G-P Gypsum Corp. for use in construction applications.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics