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Cellulose Panels - CFAB™ | Acoustical Surfaces

  • Use

  • Applications

    Any area requiring acoustical or thermal treatment: insulation components, office panels, acoustic panels/inserts
  • Characteristics

    65-75% recycled, resists mold growth, easy installation, acoustic insulating
  • Format

    Panels installed with adhesives
  • Colors

  • Sizes

    2′×4′, 4′×4′, 4′×8′ | Thickness: ½″, 1″, 2″
  • Certification

    Class A fire rating

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Acoustical Surfaces CFAB cellulose acoustic panels are a sustainable alternative to traditional fiberglass and synthetic panels.


CFAB™ is an inventive, yet sustainable, alternative to traditional fiberglass and synthetic acoustical or thermal panels. CFAB Cellulose Panels are perfect for insulating an area of a project, as acoustic panels/inserts, and a variety of other noise-reduction tasks. Typical applications include:

  • Insulation components
  • Office panels
  • Acoustic panels/inserts
  • Molded, flat panel, or lofted parts

Sustainable Qualities

CFAB™ cellulose panels are made from recycled and renewable fibers, consisting of 65-75% recycled content. This makes cellulose insulation a sustainable, alternative to traditional fiberglass and synthetic acoustical and thermal panels. CFAB™ cellulose products are recyclable and don't produce scrap during manufacturing or installation. Through an innovative manufacturing process, the eco cell is produced as a cellulose-based product made primarily from post-consumer and post-industrial paper, with recycled newspaper as the main raw material.

Acoustical Performance

The open design and density of CFAB™ cellulose insulation panels increase sound absorption to control and deaden sound reverberation and echo. CFAB™ cellulose acoustical panels achieve high Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) ratings based on the density specified.

CFAB™ Cellulose Panels – Acoustical Testing Data
Absorption Coefficients @ Octave Band Frequencies (Hz)

Thickness 125 250 500 1,000 2,000 4,000 NRC
½″ 0.05 0.09 0.33 0.64 0.87 1.01 0.50
1″ 0.09 0.26 0.84 1.05 1.05 1.05 0.80
1½″ 0.14 0.40 0.93 1.09 1.03 1.03 0.85
2″ 0.39 0.63 1.18 1.11 1.06 1.09 1.00

CFAB™ Cellulose Panels – Physical Property Data

Property Test Method Value
Surface Burning Characteristics ASTM E-84, UL 723 Flame Spread: 15
Smoke Developed: <450 (Class A)
Critical Radiant Flux ASTM E-970 >0.12 w/cm²
Corrosiveness ASTM C-739 Acceptable
Fungal Growth ASTM C-1338 Acceptable
Thermal Resistance ASTM C-518 3.6 – 3.7 R per Inch
Moisture Absorption ASTM C-739 Acceptable
Odor Emission ASTM C-1304 Acceptable


  • 3lb pcf – 1″ Thickness & 2″ Thickness
  • 6lb pcf – 1″ Thickness
  • 8lb pcf – ½″ Thickness & 1″ Thickness

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