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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Almost all stone veneer installations start with a layer or two of building paper, covered by properly installed dimpled and galvanized wire lath. The next step is to cover the lath with a 1/2-in.
Wire lath can be unruly, and the cut edges are sharp.
Including the wire lath, self-leveling underlayment, thin-set, grout and miscellaneous supplies, the total cost of materials for our 7 x 11-ft.
thick layer of mortar over wire lath that's nailed to the wall studs or subfloor.