Fiberglass alternative to metal lath
FibaLath is an innovative fiberglass lath for use in stucco applications and exterior/interior manufactured stone and brick facades. The unique patented three dimensional profile of FibaLath is self-furring and attaches the same way as metal lath. FibaLath is also lightweight and pliable making it easier and safer to cut and carry compared to metal lath.
- Alkali-resistant for long term performance - will not rust or rot
- Non-directional which means it can be applied vertically or horizontally
- Over 4 times lighter than metal lath (per unit area)
- Meets International Building Code® (IBC) and International Residential Code® (IRC)
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FAQs on this product
How much FibaLath do I need for the job?
A 150’ of FibaLath roll will cover 492 sq. ft. Plan for additional material based on job complexity
Where can I buy FibaLath?
FibaLath is available through special order at your local big box store and in select building distribution yards
Is FibaLath alkali-resistant?
Yes, FibaLath is alkali-resistant.
What is the maximum weight that can be applied to FibaLath?
The maximum allowable weight is 15lbs per square foot of FibaLath
Can FibaLath be used with open frame construction or soffits?
No, FibaLath must be attached to an approved sheathing substrate.