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Product Description

Versatility, beauty, and strength are the trademarks of the USG Donn® Brand DXACE™ Acoustical Suspension System, a fire-rated, steel-grid system offering functional beauty that maintains its integrity under fire exposure. Its G-30 hot-dipped, galvanized steel body and aluminum cap provides the strength of steel with the superior corrosion resistance of aluminum.

  • 15/16 in. exposed, fire-rated, system with aluminum cap
  • No crevices between suspension system and tile
  • Maximum economy and design simplicity with UL designs
  • Showed superior performance when tested for severe environmental conditions in accordance with ASTM C635
  • Suitable for use in food processing areas and meets USDA/FSIS requirements
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and give a professionally finished look
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • Capable of withstanding cleaning and/or disinfecting chemicals as tested in accordance with ASTM D5402
  • ICC-ES evaluated approach to seismic design installations (ICC-ESR-1222)
  • White gasket blends with grid and tile
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)
  • Custom color available

Colour Finishes

Product Items

ASTM Class Component Length Height Item Number Fire Class Material Recycled Content
Heavy Duty Main Tees 12 ft 1.5 in DXACE26 Class A HDG Steel N/A
Cross Tees 2 ft 1.5 in DXACE224 Firecode HDG Steel N/A
Cross Tees 4 ft 1.5 in DXACE424 Firecode HDG Steel N/A

Suspension System Edge Configurations


Suspension System DXACE SQ
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Application Environments

  • Food processing areas
  • Healthcare facilities
  • MRI rooms

Product Description

Versatility, beauty, and strength are the trademarks of the USG Donn® Brand DXACE™ Acoustical Suspension System, a fire-rated, steel-grid system offering functional beauty that maintains its integrity under fire exposure. Its G-30 hot-dipped, galvanized steel body and aluminum cap provides the strength of steel with the superior corrosion resistance of aluminum.

  • 15/16 in. exposed, fire-rated, system with aluminum cap
  • No crevices between suspension system and tile
  • Maximum economy and design simplicity with UL designs
  • Showed superior performance when tested for severe environmental conditions in accordance with ASTM C635
  • Suitable for use in food processing areas and meets USDA/FSIS requirements
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and give a professionally finished look
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • Capable of withstanding cleaning and/or disinfecting chemicals as tested in accordance with ASTM D5402
  • ICC-ES evaluated approach to seismic design installations (ICC-ESR-1222)
  • White gasket blends with grid and tile
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)
  • Custom color available

Product Specs

  • Galvanized Cold-Rolled Steel Grid General Info: General: ASTM C635, commercial quality pretreated and painted hot-dipped galvanized cold-rolled steel, exposed surfaces prefinished in manufacturer's standard corrosion resistant enamel paint finish; color: Flat White #050 or as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
  • Suspension System Warranty: Suspension System Warranty: When used with a USG acoustical ceiling panel, this suspension system has a Lifetime 30 year warranty that it shall be free from the occurence of 50% red rust. When used without a USG acoustical ceiling panel, the period of warranty is 10 years.
  • DONN DXACE Main Tee Heavy Duty: Fire Rated Main Tees: UL Classified Heavy Duty Classification; double-web design; 1-1/2 in. high; rectangular top bulb; 15/16 in. exposed flange with roll-formed aluminum cap; cross tee holes and hanger wire holes at 6 in. OC; convenience holes at approximately 2 in. OC; integral reversible splices.
  • DONN DXACE Cross Tee: Cross tee: 1-1/2 in. high; roll-formed into double-web design with rectangular bulb; 15/16 in. exposed flange with prepainted aluminum cap; high tensile steel end clips clenched to web. 1 in. high; roll-formed into double-web design with rectangular bulb; 15/16 in. exposed flange with prepainted aluminum cap; high tensile steel end clips clenched to web. Main tees and cross tees shall be positively locked, yet shall be removable without the use of tools.
  • DONN DXACE Wall Molding: Wall Molding: Angle shape; 7/8 in. mounting flange by 7/8 in. face flange; steel body with aluminum cap for added corrosion resistance; hemmed edges; exposed surface prefinished to match suspension system components. Inside and Outside Corners: Field-mitered joints at wall molding.