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Architectural Forms Acoustical Free Hanging Clouds | Decoustics

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  • Use

    Interior ceilings
  • Applications

    Airports, arenas, hospitals, restaurants, universities, offices, lobbies, auditoriums, hotels
  • Characteristics

    Lightweight design, different visual configurations, custom fabricated and offered in a variety of types, sizes, geometric shapes, thicknesses and finishes, panels employing single suspension are easily adjustable allowing different visual configurations and acoustical results, panels employing multi-point suspension are typically hung in one position

More about this product

Decoustics Architectural Forms consists of a very lightweight panel that is constructed with a HCC* or a high absorption HCCF* core for enhanced sound control. The lightweight design allows the panel to be suspended in ceiling areas and can be supported by a single hanger. Different visual configurations are created by fixing the panel at different angles.

Decoustics Architectural Forms are manufactured to suit individual project requirements including, where required, special sizes, curves, thicknesses and Claro/Metallo finishes.

*HCC - Hollow Core Construction
*HCCF - Hollow Core Construction Filled


HCC is a 2-1/4” (57mm) thick panel that can be suspended using one hanger if desired. This allows the panel to be fixed to any angle. Decoustics HCC panels utilize a supplied yoke assembly for single point suspension or D-ring/eyebolts for multi-point suspension. Optional high absorption core can be specified for increase acoustics.

HCC-Thin is a ¾” (19mm) thick panel that is factory pre-curved. Panels are suspended using four or more support/hangers. Panels are mounted from factory field installed eyebolts.

Features and Benefits

Panels
All Decoustics panels are custom fabricated and offered in a variety of types, sizes, geometric shapes, thicknesses and finishes.

Design Considerations
Panels employing single suspension are easily adjustable allowing different visual configurations and acoustical results. Panels employing multi-point suspension are typically hung in one position, however, they may be de-installed and re-hung at a different angle by changing the length of the suspension device (e.g. hanger cable/chain, or rod).

Dimensional tolerance of these panels is approx.±1/8” (3mm).

Maintenance
Refer to appropriate Decoustics "Cleaning and Maintenance Instructions" for any specific finish.

Standards, Tests and Approvals
Surface Burning Characteristics (ASTM E-84): All panel components have a Flame Spread rating of less than 25.

Note: Building code requirements may necessitate composite panel testing based on specified finish.

A panel comprised of “Class A” (Flame Spread of 25 or less) components does not necessarily produce a composite panel meeting the “Class A” requirement. Decoustics has a considerable number of composite panel tests on file.

Mounting Methods
Mechanically mount only using installer supplied threaded rod (single point suspension) or hanger cable/chain (multi-point suspension).

Follow manufacturer's printed instructions for installation. Field cutting of panels is not recommended.

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