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Product Description

With all the design and installation advantages of the DX® system, USG Donn® Brand DX®/DXL™ Acoustical Suspension System, featuring a bold 1-1/2 in. face, adds an aesthetic alternative for larger scale installations and high ceilings. It provides the load carrying capacity needed for acoustical panels, light fixtures, and HVAC components.

  • 1-1/2 in. exposed grid system
  • Design alternative for high-bay areas and large panel modules
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and ensure a finished look
  • Meets or exceeds all national code requirements, including seismic
  • Design flexibility helps meet life safety codes
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • ICC-ES evaluated approach to seismic design installations (ICC-ESR-1222)
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)
  • Custom color available
  • Easily create slip joints

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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 DXW26 Class A HDG Steel 60%
Heavy Duty Main Tees 12 ft 1.5 in DXW26 Class A HDG Steel 60%
Cross Tees 2 ft 1.5 in DXW224 Class A HDG Steel 46%
Cross Tees 4 ft 1.5 in DXW424 Class A HDG Steel 46%
Moldings Length Height Item Number Fire Class Recycled Content
Angle Molding 12 ft 1 in M12 Class A 48.7%
Angle Molding 12 ft 0.875 in M7 Class A 64.9%

Suspension System Edge Configurations


Suspension System DXW SQ
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Application Environments

  • High-bay Areas

Product Description

With all the design and installation advantages of the DX® system, USG Donn® Brand DX®/DXL™ Acoustical Suspension System, featuring a bold 1-1/2 in. face, adds an aesthetic alternative for larger scale installations and high ceilings. It provides the load carrying capacity needed for acoustical panels, light fixtures, and HVAC components.

  • 1-1/2 in. exposed grid system
  • Design alternative for high-bay areas and large panel modules
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and ensure a finished look
  • Meets or exceeds all national code requirements, including seismic
  • Design flexibility helps meet life safety codes
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • ICC-ES evaluated approach to seismic design installations (ICC-ESR-1222)
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)
  • Custom color available
  • Easily create slip joints

Product Specs

  • Donn DXW Cross Tees: Cross tee: 1-1/2 in. high; roll-formed into double-web design with rectangular bulb; 1-1/2 in. exposed flange with prepainted steel 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.
  • 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.
  • Donn DXW Main Tees Heavy Duty: Main Tees: UL Classified Heavy Duty Classification; Double-web design; 1-1/2 in. high; rectangular top bulb; 1-1/2 in. exposed flange with prepainted roll-formed steel cap; cross tee holes and hanger wire holes at 6 in. OC; integral reversible splices.
  • 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 DXW Channel Wall Molding: Channel Molding: U shape; hemmed edges; exposed surfaces prefinished to match suspension system components; 1 in. exposed flange by depth as required for ceiling material.
  • Donn DXW Wall Molding: Wall Molding: Angle shape; 7/8 in. mounting flange by 7/8 in. face flange or 1 in. mounting flange by 1-1/2 in. face flange or 1 in. mounting flange by 2 in. face flange; hemmed edges; exposed surface pre-finished to match suspension system components.
    1. Inside Corner: Field-mitered joints at wall molding.
    2. Inside Corner: Prefabricated corner cap; formed to 90° angle; hemmed edge; size and finish to match wall molding.
    3. Outside Corner: Prefabricated corner cap; formed to 90° angle; hemmed edge; size and finish to match wall molding.

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