STORAGE OF STRUCTA WIRE LATH PRODUCTS

All Structa Wire lath products are galvanized in accordance with ASTM standards and building codes. However, if any galvanized products are not stored correctly and come in contact with moisture for extended periods during storage, they can be affected by corrosion, starting with white rust and potentially progressing to red rust. Structa laths are shipped  …

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Risk of Corrosion in Wall Cladding Systems

May 4, 2010 Revised Nov 6,2019   Corrosion of steel laths in stucco plasters is an ongoing concern. All of our lath and corner reinforcement products are hot galvanized to provide corrosion resistance. However it must be noted that the galvanization requirement per ASTM Standards provides protection during storage, before use, and for protection from  …

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