Expanded metal is made from sheets of metal that are cut and stretched to create various shaped openings. This product is very versatile. It can be bent and formed to fit many different shapes. It is lightweight and economical. The surface has a natural, built-in slip-resistance. This product is available in carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
Expanded metal lath is made of expanded metal for plasterworks. Commonly galvanized steel or stainless steel expanded metal. It offers firm structure and smooth surface.
Rib lath is expanded metal-lath stiffened with longitudinal ribs. The furring design of the mesh provides efficient background plaster for construction of partition, suspended ceilings and refurbishment works. The advantage of ribbed-lath over metal-lathing is that support centers can be increased or widened.