USG Donn® Brand DX®/DXL™ 15/16" Acoustical Suspension System

The most widely used acoustical suspension system available, this economical, simple and versatile system allows for maximum access. 

USG Donn® Brand  DX®/DXL™ Acoustical Suspension System is rust resistant and offers appropriate load-carrying capacities for acoustical panels, light fixtures and air distribution elements.  The system can be used in both general and fire-rated applications.

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Physical Properties Sustainability
For use in a fire rated system
Material: HDG Steel
Fire Class A
Color(s): Azure 2660, Beige 142, Blue Grey 564, Breeze 2659, Charcoal 534, Donn White 04, Flat Black 205, Flat White 050, Halo 206, Manila 246, Mist 053, Nectar 546, Parchment 103, Plated Brass 065, Plated Chrome 066, Quartz 082, Redwood 566, Safari 2662, Sandstone 090, Sienna 565, Silver Satin 002, Silvertone 052, Slate 568, Sorbet 2658, Spruce 567, Squash 2661, Straw 143, Taupe 107, Tuscany 2663, White
Up to 65 % Recycled

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Type Title Size
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand DX®/DXL™ Acoustical Suspension System Data Sheet (English) - AC3167 4391 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand 4-Way Seismic Separation Joint Clip Submittal Sheet (English) - AC3271 220 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand Suspension Systems SB2 Adjustable Wall Molding Bracket Submittal Sheet (English) - AC3280 323 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand Suspension Systems 2-Way Seismic Separation Joint Clip Submittal Sheet (English) - AC3301 540 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand ACM7 Seismic Clip Submittal Sheet (English) - AC3269 293 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand M7 Overlapping Wall Angle Data Sheet (English) - AC3270 1152 kB view
Installation Guide USG Acoustical Suspension System Installation Guide (English) - WL576 661 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Donn® Brand DX®/DXL™, USG Donn® Brand DXW™, USG Donn® Brand Centricitee™ DXT™/DXLT™, USG Donn® Brand Fineline® 1/8 DXFF™, USG Donn® Brand Fineline® DXF™/DXLF™, USG Donn® Brand Identitee® DXI™ Acoustical Suspension Systems SDS (English) - 42000001001 178 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Donn® Brand Acoustical Suspension Systems SDS (Spanish) - 42000001001 40 kB view
System Catalog USG Donn® Brand Ceiling Suspension System Catalog (English) - SA904 245 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Separation Joint Exemption Through Analysis (English) - SC2545 1375 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Perimeter Cross Tees (English) - SC2511 2150 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Light Duty Suspension Systems (English) - SC2499 456 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — ASCE7-05 to ASCE7-10 (English) - SC2524 102 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Compression Posts (English) - SC2497 337 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Light Fixture Hanger Wire Requirements (English) - SC2493 147 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Partition Attachment (English) - SC2505 911 kB view
Technical Guide USG Donn® Brand Suspension Systems Suspended Ceiling Seismic Assemblies Technical Guide (English) - SC2233 275 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Exemptions (English) - SC2510 145 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Suspended Drywall Ceiling Construction (English) - SC2495 444 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Hanger Wire Attachment (English) - SC2522 2329 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Specialty and Decorative Ceilings (English) - SC2494 879 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Clip Perimeter Interface (English) - SC2498 2271 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Expansion Joints (English) - SC2496 2457 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Sloped Ceilings (English) - SC2508 2083 kB view
Warranty USG Ceilings Commercial Application Warranty (English) - SC2102 48 kB view
Certificate of Performance Seismic Certification of Performance (English) - AC3235 1027 kB view
Evaluation Report DH4 4-Way Seismic Separation Joint Clip Product Evaluation Report (English) - PER-12060 76 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Donn® Brand Suspension Ceiling Systems Research Report (English) - RR-25764 50 kB view
Project Profile USG Form Follows Function Project Profile - IC576 145 kB view
Project Profile USG Disney Cruise Line Terminal Project Profile - AC3291 1245 kB view
Video Cutting USG DXI Ceiling Grid with Snips Video 48154 kB view

features and benefits

The USG Donn® Brand  DX®/DXL™ Acoustical Suspension System is made with a galvanized steel body that inhibits rust.   Twist resistant, offering a clean look without exposed steel edges, it is available in a variety of colors to coordinate with USG ceiling panels. 

  • 15/16" exposed tee system. Components for use in general and fire-rated applications
  • Maximum economy and design simplicity
  • Compatible with Logix™ Integrated Ceiling Systems
  • DXL™ system features more than 80 UL designs (up to three hours)
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and give a professionally finished look
  • Meets or exceeds all national code requirements, including seismic
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)

Customer Service Center
1-800-950-3839
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

USG4YOU Tech Support
1-800-USG4YOU (1-800-874-4968)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

Email USG Technical Support

Design & Specification
Assistance
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Frequently Asked Questions