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Document Name Type File Format
Suggested Guide Specification: Portland Cement Plaster
Over Conventionally Framed and Sheathed Substrates.
MNLPB
Specification Word File
Suggested Specification Guidelines for Portland Cement Plaster Over Solid Substrates. MNLPB Spec Guidelines PDF
Stucco in Residential Construction. MNLPB Manual PDF
Residential Stucco Checklist. MNLPB Form PDF
Portland Cement Plaster (Stucco) Manual.
Portland Cement Association
Manual

Click Here

Repair of Portland Cement Plaster (Stucco)
Portland Cement Association
Manual Click Here
Repairing Cracks in Stucco. MNLPB Tech Bulletin PDF
524R-08 Guide to Portland Cement-Based Plaster
American Concrete Institute
Tech Paper Click Here
ASTM C 926 Standard Specification for Application of
Portland Cement-Based Plaster
Specification Click Here
Plaster Textures TSIB Pictorial Click Here
Single Source Document on Fire Rated Portland Cement-
Based Plaster Assemblies. AWCI
Manual Click Here
Lightweight Fiber Reinforced Perlite Cement Plasters.
Perlite Institute
Tech Bulletin Click Here
Lightweight Aggregate for Portland Cement Plasters
and Gypsum Plasters. Perlite Institute
Manual

Click Here

Suggested Specification Guidelines: Security Ceilings Using Modified Portland Cement Plaster. MNLPB Spec Guidelines PDF
Repair of Portland Cement Plaster (Stucco). Portland
Cement Association
Manual Click Here
Suggested Guidelines for Refinishing Stucco w/ Cement Finish  MNLPB Tech Bulletin Click Here
The Preservation and Repair of Historic Stucco: Preservation Briefs Number 22. Anne Grimmer. National
Parks Service
Tech Paper Click Here
Portland Cement Plaster Stucco Resource Guide.
Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau
Book Click Here
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Document Name Type File Format
Commercial EIFS Design 101. MNLPB Detail Manual PDF
ASTM C 1397, Standard Practice for Application of
Class PB Exterior Insulation Finish Systems
Specification Click Here
Guide to Exterior Insulation Finish Systems. EIMA Detail Manual Not currently available
Exterior Wall Cladding Performance Study. Executive
Summary. EIMA
Manual Click Here
EIFS Installation Job Review Sheet. AWCI Form Click Here
Standard Polymer Based EIFS with Drainage Specification. MNLPB Guide Specification Word 97-2003
Manufacturer’s Website: Dryvit Links Click Here
Manufacturer’s Website: Sto Links Click Here
Manufacturer’s Website: Senergy Links Click Here
Manufacturer’s Website: Parex Links Click Here
Inspection Guidelines. EIMA Tech Paper Click Here
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Document Name Type File Format
Suggested Guide Specification:
Interior Gypsum Plaster. MNLPB
Specification Word 97-2003
Gypsum Plaster Repair Guidelines. MNLPB Guideline Word 97-2003
Restoring Plaster in Older Structures. MNLPB Archive PDF
Plaster Walls Built to Last. Walls & Ceilings Magazine,
March 1994.
Article PDF
Plaster Systems. USG Manual Click Here
National Gypsum Construction Guide. National Gypsum Company Manual Click Here
The Gypsum Construction Handbook. USG Book Click Here
Getting the Ultimate in Abuse-Resistant Plaster Systems.
USG
Tech Bulletin Click Here
Repairing Historic Flat Plaster Walls and Ceilings.
Preservation Brief Number 21. Mary Lee MacDonald.
National Park Service
Technical
Paper
Click Here
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Document Name Type File Format
Suggested Guide Specification:
Gypsum Veneer Plaster. MNLPB
Specification Word 97-2003
ASTM C 843 Standard Specification for Application of
Gypsum Veneer Plaster
Specification Click Here
ASTM C 844 Standard Specification for Application of
Gypsum Base to Receive Gypsum Veneer Plaster
Specification Click Here
Technical Manual 7: Veneer Plaster. AWCI Manual Click Here
Veneer Plaster. Gypsum Association Informational Click Here

Document Name Type File Format
Suggested Specification Guideline:
Handball and Raquetball Courts MNLPB
Guide Spec PDF
Detention and Security Walls.Western Conference of Lathing and Plastering Institutes, Inc. Archived
Manual
PDF
Suggested Guide Specification: Suspended Interior Security Ceiling Using Modified Portland Cement-Based Plaster MNLPB Spec Guidelines PDF
Preserving Historic Ornamental Plaster National Park Service Technical
Paper
Click Here
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Document Name Type File Format
Metal Lath & Plaster Fire Protection. Archive. MNLPB Archive PDF
Fire Resistance Design Manual. Gypsum Association Manual Click Here
Field Applied Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials. AWCI Manual Click Here
Technical Manual 12-A; Standard Practice for the Testing
and Inspection of Field Applied Sprayed Fire-
Resistive Materials AWCI
Manual Click Here
Technical Manual 12-B; Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Field Applied Thin Film intumescent Fire-Resistive Materials. AWCI Manual Click Here
Single Source Document: Fire Related Portland
Cement-Based Plaster Assemblies. The Foundation of
the Wall and Ceiling Industry AWCI
Manual Click Here
     

Document Name Type File Format
Lath Inspection Resource Manual. MNLPB Manual PDF
Guide Specifications for Expanded Metal Lathing and Furring. Fifth Edition EMLA 920-09 NAAMM Manual Click Here
Suspended Metal Lath and Plaster Ceilings. Metal Lath
Manufacturers Association
Archived Tech
Bulletin
PDF
ASTM C 841 Standard Specification for Installation of
Interior Lathing and Furring
Specification Click Here
ASTM C 1063 Standard Specification for Installation of
Lathing and Furring to receive Interior and Exterior
Portland Cement-Based Plaster
Specification Click Here
The Metal Lath Handbook. Gary Maylon Book Click Here
Hanger Wire for Suspended Plaster Ceilings Where
Chlorine is Present. MNLPB
Tech Bulletin PDF
Manufacturer’s website: Alabama Metal Industries Inc. Link Click Here
Manufacturer’s website: Stockton Products Link Click here

Manufacturer’s website: Dietrich Metal Framing

(see "Finishing Products" for accessories and lath components)

Link Click Here
Manufacturer’s website: California Expanded Metal Company (CEMCO) Link Click Here
     
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