wire lath

wire lath

[¦wīr ′lath]
(engineering)
A netting formed of welded wire, usually with a paper backing, and used as a base for plaster.

wire lath

Wire welded to form a netting, usually with a paper backing; used as a base for plaster.
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Subject of the services to be carried out this assignment unit: In several rooms of the opera building (component A / BT-A) are suspended, smooth plastered ceiling wire lath to restore or reconstruct.