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What do I use to cut FibaLath?

FibaLath can be cut with a utility knife or large pair of shears

Does FibaLath meet the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC)?

Yes, FibaLath is compliant with both of these codes per Inertek CCRR-0249

In what applications can FibaLath be used?

FibaLath can be used for stucco (1 coat and 3 coat), manufactured stone and thin brick façad

Can FibaLath be used for interior applications?

Yes, FibaLath can be used for interior manufactured stone and brick façade

What substrate can FibaLath be attached to?

FibaLath can be attached to OSB, plywood or gypsum sheathing per Intertek CCRR-0249

What is used to attach FibaLath to a substrate?

Wood framing – ¾” crown by 1-1/4” 16 gage staples Metal framing – #6 x 1-1/4” type S .032” diameter head screws or 1-1/4” x .10” diameter VersaPIN Gripshank fasters with 1-1/4” Wind-Lock Lath Plates

How much overlap is required during installation?

A min. of 3” overlap is required for all vertical and horizontal edges as well as flange and trim accessories when installing FibaLath.

In which direction does FibaLath need to be installed?

FibaLath can be installed vertically or horizontally.

Can FibaLath be used with open frame construction or soffits?

No, FibaLath must be attached to an approved sheathing substrate.

What is the maximum weight that can be applied to FibaLath?

The maximum allowable weight is 15lbs per square foot of FibaLath

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