Expanded metal lath is formed from steel that has been slit and expanded to form hundreds of plaster “keys” per square yard. Its time proven exceptional strength and flexibility makes it the preferred, corrosion resistant metal base requested by quality contractors and when specified by design.
All fasteners or attachments are required to match the same 304 stainless alloy or to isolate the galvanized fasteners via neoprene washers to avoid dissimilar metal contact.
Stainless steel products should not be used with magnesium oxychloride cement stucco or Portland cement stucco containing calcium chloride additives.
When less corrosion resistance is required, this product can be substituted for 2.5# and 3.4# metal lath, which are available in G90 coating with a special order and lead time or standard G60 galvanized steel.