Building Products

Riblath

Specific building products are made by Mentis for the building industry on special purpose machines. These products are mainly used as reinforcing to prevent plaster and walls cracking. Corners of a building are strengthened preventing damage where it is most vulnerable.

Mentis Angle Bead

Provides a true straight-edge for forming an arris in plasterwork wich resists chipping or cracking. Protects and reinforces the plaster where it is most vulnerable. The expanded metal wings anchor securely in the full depth of plaster on either side of the arris. Essential on plastered columns, the corners of which are particularly liable to damage both during and after building operations.

Angle bead is supplied in 3 meter lengths and is manufactured from 0,5 mm galvanised steel strip.

Available ex stock

  • Packing: 50 pieces per carton.
  • Mass: 0.7 kg per each.

Mentis Angle Bead

Mentex Expanded 10 mm

Plaster base for walls and ceilings, permanent shutlering for concrete, mechanical retention for fire protection plasters and splays. Straight, heavy longitudinal ribs and bead stitfening give Mentex Riblath a tremendous high strength to mass ratio. Highly flexible for a variety of applications, yet rigid enough for others. Riblath has been for many years an approved and preferred plaster base and concrete shuttering material for suspended ceilings

Mentex Expanded 10 mm Riblath

Specifications

  • 0,5 mm thick galvanised steel.
  • Size of sheet: 600 x 2500 mm
  • Mass per sheet: 2,48 kg
  • Packing: 20 sheets per bundle

Tolerances

On lengths of Angle Bead, Plaster Stop, Riblath, Corner Mesh and Strip Mesh: +/- 25 mm.

Mentlath

Specific building products are made by Mentis for the building industry on special purpose machines. These products are mainly used as reinforcing to prevent plaster and walls cracking. Corners of a building are strengthened preventing damage where it is most vulnerable.

Mentis Plaster Stop

(1 mm Thick ) Provides a straightedge and finish for plaster at all openings and abutments. Protects and reinforces The plaster and gives a neat finish. Mentex plaster stop is recommended wherever a plastered wall finishes against files, face bricks, skirtings, exposed steelwork, and all woodwork.

Available ex stock to suit 12,5 mm plaster thickness. Plaster stop is supplied in 3 meter lengths and is manufactured from 0,5mm Thick galvanized steel strip,

– Packing: 50 pieces per carton.
– Mass: 0.7 kg per each.

Mentlath 213

Expanded metal lathing, Ref. 213 is used to provide a key for plaster and as a reinforcement to minimize cracking Mentlath 213 is used extensively for a key where gunnite is applied. and is the most accepted means of keying plaster or vermiculite to steelwork when fire proofing a steel building.

Specifications

– Approx. size of diamond: 10 x 30 mm
– Width of strand: 1,0 mm
– Thickness of strand: 0,5 mm
– Mass per sq. meter: 0,4 kg
Sizes available
– 600 mm LWM x 30 meter coils
– 600 mm LWM x 2500 mm SWM sheets
– Menlath is galvanised to prevent corrosion.

Mentex Corner Mesh

(1 mm Thick) Generol purpose reinforcement strips used in plaster where cracking is likely to occur. Corner mesh Ref. 210 reinforces plaster at internal angles and will reduce the likelihood of cracking due to shrinkage, Nominal angle size = 75 x 75 x 30 m coils.

Comer mesh is galvanised to prevent corrosion.

Mentex Strip Mesh 210

(1 mm thick ) Strip rnesh Ref. 210 is used along lines of potential weakness such as at the comers of doors and window frames and as a backing for plaster over narrow gaps such as service chases. Strip mesh is used as a plaster reinforcing to prevent cracking around airbricks, window frames, vents. door arches, electrical conduits. water pipes, and is extensively used to provide a bond between dissimilar materials at crack prone areas.

– Nominal widths are 75 & 150mm x 30m coils.
– 600mm x 2500 coils and sheets.
– Supplied in lengths of 2500mm.
– Galvanized to prevent corrosion