stiffened expanded metal

rib lath, stiffened expanded metal

Expanded-metal lath having V-shaped ribs to provide greater stiffness and to permit wider spacing of framing members.

self-centering lath

Expanded-metal rib lath used on bar joists as formwork for concrete floors, or for lathing in 2-in. (5-cm) solid plaster partitions.
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