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

An affordable alternative to aluminum grid.

USG Donn® Brand  ZXLA™ Acoustical Suspension System offers superior corrosion resistance. It is compatible with all DX® suspension systems.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand ZXLA™ Suspension System Data Sheet (English) - AC3029 477 kB view
Data Submittal Sheet USG Donn® Brand ZXLA™ Celebration™ Torsion Spring Exterior Suspension System Data Sheet (English) - IC642 423 kB view
Installation Guide USG Acoustical Suspension System Installation Guide (English) - WL576 724 kB view
Installation Guide USG Exterior Ceiling Systems Installation Guide (English) - SC3212 7350 kB view
Safety Data Sheets (SDS MSDS) USG Donn® Brand DXLA™/ZXLA™ Acoustical Suspension System SDS (English) - 42000004001 180 kB view
Safety Data Sheets (SDS MSDS) USG Donn® Brand DXLA™/ZXLA™ Acoustical Suspension System SDS (Spanish) - 42000004001 37 kB view
System Catalog USG Donn® Brand Ceiling Suspension System Catalog (English) - SA904 245 kB view
System Catalog USG-CGC Ceiling Systems Catalog (English) - SC2000 62306 kB view
System Catalog USG Exterior Ceiling Applications System Guide (English) - SC2561 9127 kB view
System Catalog USG Exterior Ceiling Applications System overview (English) - SC2561A 871 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Exemptions (English) - SC2510 145 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 — Sloped Ceilings (English) - SC2508 2083 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Suspended Drywall Ceiling Construction (English) - SC2495 444 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — ASCE7-05 to ASCE7-10 (English) - SC2524 102 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Clip Perimeter Interface (English) - SC2498 2271 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Separation Joint Exemption Through Analysis (English) - SC2545 1375 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Hanger Wire Attachment (English) - SC2522 2329 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Compression Posts (English) - SC2497 337 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Perimeter Cross Tees (English) - SC2511 2150 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Partition Attachment (English) - SC2505 911 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — USG Logix™ Integrated Systems (English) - SC2544 1415 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Light Duty Suspension Systems (English) - SC2499 456 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Light Fixture Hanger Wire Requirements (English) - SC2493 147 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Seismic Expansion Joints (English) - SC2496 2457 kB view
Technical Guide Seismic Technical Guide — Specialty and Decorative Ceilings (English) - SC2494 904 kB view
Warranty USG Ceilings Commercial Application Warranty (English) - SC2102 460 kB view
Brochure USG Ceilings® Color Palette Brochure (English) - SC1859 592 kB view
Certificates Seismic Certification of Performance (English) - AC3235 976 kB view
Forms Work Sheets USG Exterior Ceiling Systems Component Guide (English) - SC3212A 659 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Donn® Brand Suspension Ceiling Systems Research Report (English) - RR-25764 50 kB view
Evaluation Report DH4 4-Way Seismic Separation Joint Clip Product Evaluation Report (English) - PER-12060 76 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Logix™ Integrated Ceiling Applications Evaluation Report (English) – PER-12056 156 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Donn® Brand Ceiling Suspension Systems Product Evaluation Report (English) - ESR-1222 1708 kB view
Evaluation Report USG Exterior Ceiling Applications Product Evaluation Report (English) - PER-12055 518 kB view
Sell Sheet USG Donn® Brand Installation Features (English) - WL1456 2430 kB view
Declare Label USG Donn® Brand DX® Suspension Systems - DX®/DXL™ , DX™/DXL™ HRC, DXLA™, ZXLA™, GDX™ Declare Label (Westlake, OH) 150 kB view

features and benefits

The USG Donn® Brand  ZXLA™ Acoustical Suspension System is a fire-rated, 15/16" galvanized steel system that offers an affordable alternative to aluminum grid. Made of painted hot-dipped galvanized steel with an aluminum face, ZXLA grid can be installed in many environments where aluminum grid would normally be required, providing significant cost savings over all-aluminum or extruded systems. Its polyester paint finish and stainless steel clip provide unequaled corrosion protection.

  • G90 hot-dipped galvanized grid system with aluminum cap, conforms to ASTM C635 for use in extreme environments
  • Polyester paint finish and stainless steel clip provides unequaled corrosion protection
  • Meets or exceeds all national code requirements, including seismic and fire-rated assemblies up to 2 hours
  • Design flexibility helps meet life-safety codes
  • Aluminum-capped grid system, suitable for use in food processing areas, meets USDA/FSIS requirements
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • Suitable for wind uplift applications.
  • Tested for environmental conditions in accordance with ASTM C635

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

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