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  1. Guide Specifications For Expanded Metal Lathing and Furring

    Guide Specifications For Expanded Metal Lathing and Furring

    • 2009
    • EMLA 920-09

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    A guide for the specification writer, inspector and contractor, providing detailed information about many metal lath and plaster assemblies. Includes exteriors, partitions, vertical furring, wood studs, control joints, ceilings, fireproofing, and reinforcement of other plaster bases. (EMLA 920-09)

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  2. Analysis of the Transverse Load Test Results from EMLA Report L-11-1869a per ICC-ES AC191-11

    Analysis of the Transverse Load Test Results from EMLA Report L-11-1869a per ICC-ES AC191-11

    • 2012
    • EMLA L-11-1869a

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    EMLA conducted testing on common metal lath and stucco assemblies to provide baseline data to designers, end-users, and standards organizations. The objective of this report is to analyze this data and provide allowable loads for the tested assemblies.

  3. Transverse Load Test on Stucco Panels

    Transverse Load Test on Stucco Panels

    • 2012
    • EMLA L-11-1869a R1

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    Transverse load tests were performed on 18 stucco wall assemblies with 2.5 (see Report Number L-11-1869a R1) and 3.4 (see Report Number L-11-1869b R1) self-furring expanded metal lath in general accordance with ICC-ES AC191, Acceptance Criteria for Metal Plaster Bases (Lath), effective June, 2009. Both reports present the description of the tests performed, the results of the testing, and the findings. The following EMLA companies participated in the test: Alabama Metal Industries Corp. (AMICO), California Expanded Metal Company (CEMCO) and Clark-Dietrich Building Systems, LLC.

  4. Transverse Load Test on Stucco Panels B

    Transverse Load Test on Stucco Panels B

    • 2012
    • EMLA L-11-1869b R1

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    Transverse load tests were performed on 18 stucco wall assemblies with 2.5 (see Report Number L-11-1869a R1) and 3.4 (see Report Number L-11-1869b R1) self-furring expanded metal lath in general accordance with ICC-ES AC191, Acceptance Criteria for Metal Plaster Bases (Lath), effective June, 2009. Both reports present the description of the tests performed, the results of the testing, and the findings. The following EMLA companies participated in the test: Alabama Metal Industries Corp. (AMICO), California Expanded Metal Company (CEMCO) and Clark-Dietrich Building Systems, LLC.