ASTM C1063 - 11a standard specification for installation of lathing and furring to receive interior and exterior portland cement-based plaster

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Source: ASTM International

This specification covers the installation of lathing and furring to receive interior and exterior Portland cement-based plaster. The following materials shall be used: metal plaster bases—expanded metal lath and wire laths; accessories—steel, PVC plastic, zinc alloy, and cornerite; channels—external corner reinforcement and foundation weep screed; wire; rod and strap hangers; clips; fasteners—nails and screws. Hangers and cold-rolled channel main runner shall conform to the allowable spacing and spans, respectively. The following methods are discussed: installation of hangers for suspended ceilings under wood constructions, attachment of hangers to main runners, installation of main runners, installation of cross furring, metal furring for walls, lapping of metal plaster bases, spacing of attachments for metal plaster bases, application of metal plaster bases, and application of accessories.

This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for lathing and furring for the application of exterior and interior portland cement-based plaster as in Specification C926 or Specification C841.

1.2 Where a fire resistance rating is required for plastered assemblies and constructions, details of construction shall be in accordance with reports of fire tests of assemblies that have met the requirements of the fire rating imposed.

1.3 Where a specific degree of sound control is required for plastered assemblies and constructions, details of construction shall be in accordance with official reports of tests conducted in recognized testing laboratories in accordance with the applicable requirements of Test Method E90.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
B69 Specification for Rolled Zinc
B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems
C841 Specification for Installation of Interior Lathing and Furring
C847 Specification for Metal Lath
C926 Specification for Application of Portland Cement-Based Plaster
C933 Specification for Welded Wire Lath
C954 Specification for Steel Drill Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Steel Studs from 0.033 in. (0.84 mm) to 0.112 in. (2.84 mm) in Thickness
C1002 Specification for Steel Self-Piercing Tapping Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Wood Studs or Steel Studs
C1032 Specification for Woven Wire Plaster Base
D1784 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds
D4216 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Related PVC and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Building Products Compounds
E90 Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements

Index Terms

ceiling; expansion control joints; lath; plaster; screed; suspended ceiling; walls: Cement materials/applications--specifications; Cement plaster--specifications; Gypsum plaster--specifications; Gypsum products--lath (specifications); Installation--gypsum products; Metal lath; Plaster--specifications; Portland cement--specifications; Screw attachment (for metal plaster base);

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

DOI: 10.1520/C1063-11A

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