USG Donn® Brand DXW™ 1-1/2" Acoustical Suspension System

A perfect design alternative for high bay areas and large panel modules.

USG Donn® Brand  DXW™ Acoustical Suspension System is an exposed grid system that features a bold 1-1/2" face for ceilings requiring clear, strong modular definition. It’s hot-dipped, galvanized steel body inhibits rust.

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Physical Properties Sustainability
Fire Class A
Material: HDG Steel
Color(s): Flat White 050
Edge Profile(s): DXW - Exposed 1-1/2"
Load carrying rating: Heavy Duty
Up to 60 % Recycled

resource center

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Type Title Size
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 ACM7 Seismic Clip Submittal Sheet (English) - AC3269 293 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand DXW™ Acoustical Suspension System Data Sheet (English) - AC3037 2264 kB view
Installation Guide USG Acoustical Suspension System Installation Guide (English) - WL576 661 kB view
System Catalog USG Donn® Brand Ceiling Suspension System Catalog (English) - SA904 245 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
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — USG Logix™ Integrated Systems (English) - SC2544 1415 kB view
Warranty USG Ceilings Commercial Application Warranty (English) - SC2102 48 kB view
Brochure USG Ceilings® Color Palette Brochure (English) - SC1859 650 kB view
Certificate of Performance Seismic Certification of Performance (English) - AC3235 1027 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Donn® Brand Suspension Ceiling Systems Research Report (English) - RR-25764 50 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Donn® Brand Ceiling Suspension Systems Product Evaluation Report (English) - ESR-1222 1298 kB view
Video Cutting USG DXI Ceiling Grid with Snips Video 48154 kB view
Video USG M7 Overlapping Wall Angle Video 32255 kB view

features and benefits

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” 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" 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

 

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