A lath is any material fastened to the structural members of a
building to provide a base for plaster. Lath can be of wood, metal,
gypsum, or insulated board. In older residential buildings, narrow wood
strips were generally used.
One of the most common laths is gypsum lath. It is manufactured
with an air-entrained gypsum core sandwiched between two layers
of fibrous absorbent paper. Sheets with reflective foil backing
provide insulation and act as a vapour barrier.
Metal lath, a mesh formed by expanding a perforated metal sheet,
is made in a variety of forms (diamond-mesh, flat-ribbed,
and wire lath). The sheets of metal are slit and drawn out to form
numerous openings, creating an irregular surface for the keying
of the plaster. It is often used in bathrooms and kitchens, where
ceramic tile is applied over a plaster base.
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