Expanded Metal Lath (ICC Approved)
American Building Industries Expanded Metal Lath is manufactured from hot dip galvanized G60 sheet steel that has been slit and expanded to allow formation of thousands of plaster “keys” per sheet.
Diamond Lath (EML) is widely preferred as the best reinforcement for exterior and interior Portland cement-based plaster. Plaster can be applied manually or mechanically with this product. This product can also be utilized as a base for manufactured stone, brick veneer as well as fire proofing.
Flat Lath can be easily cut and formed for use on flat or contoured surfaces.
American Building Industries EML manufacturing process ensure square sheets for easy installation with minimal waste. Please contact your local representative for further information.
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“Keys” or “Keying” refers to the bond created between the plaster and the expanded metal lath.