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

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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 574 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 1554 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