angle bead


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angle bead

[′aŋ·gəl ‚bēd]
(building construction)
A strip, usually of metal or wood, set at the corner of a plaster wall to protect the corner or serve as a guide to float the plaster flush with it.

angle bead

angle bead, 2
2. A strip, usually of metal or wood, set at the corner of a plaster wall to protect the corner or serve as a guide to float the plaster flush with it; a type of angle staff.

corner bead, angle bead, angle staff, corner guard, corner molding, plaster bead, staff bead

corner bead, 2
1. Any vertical molding, usually a plain, filleted, or quirked bead, used to protect the external angle of two intersecting surfaces.
2. A strip of formed galvanized iron, sometimes combined with a strip of metal lath, placed on corners before plastering to reinforce them.
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M always cock-a-hoop whenI see my dear friend Tania walk through the pub door on Saturday night as by that time I've had just about as much as I can take of angle beads and pink finish.
6 As the edges of the lining are exposed, angle beads are best used to protect the external corners and they will also produce a neat finish to the corners.
8 Mix up a batch of fast set and apply two coats over the angle beads and new plasterboard, feathering the fast sest out towards the existing plastered walls.