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metal lath

noun
1.
any of various meshlike laths of metal for plastering.
2.
nondecorative interior metalwork for supporting lighting fixtures, dropped ceilings, etc.
Related forms
metal lather, noun
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Examples from the web for metal lath
  • Provide expanded galvanized metal lath perimeter wings when installed in plaster except veneer plaster.
  • We rewetted the wall, chiseled out the sections to be re-blocked, and then fastened a diamond-mesh metal lath to them.
  • Fastens wood or metal lath to surface using screws or nails.
  • They measure and cut metal lath to size for walls and ceilings with tin snips.
  • Bends metal lath to fit corners or attaches preformed corner reinforcements.
  • Measure and cut metal lath to size for walls and ceilings, using tin snips.
  • Plaster over metal lath is likely to require replacement.
  • Measures and cuts metal lath to size for walls and ceilings with tin snips.
  • metal lath sections are fastened to the structure and a bonding agent is applied.
  • They spread this rich plaster mixture into and over the metal lath.

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