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Item: 2207

Radar™ Education Acoustical Panels

Lightly textured panels with a high-CAC, which is optimal for those seeking to increase room-to-room privacy.

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Item: 2207

Acoustics: 0.55 NRC / 35 CAC

Size: 2' x 2'

Edge: Square Edge

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Overview

With ClimaPlus™ Performance
Ideal for classrooms, designed for maximum sound absorption and reduction with a great look even on a budget. Radar™ Education Acoustical Panels are nondirectional , clean panels at an economical price. Their noise reduction qualities, aesthetics and high light reflectance make them an excellent choice for use in classrooms.

Sound Absorption

0.55 NRC

Sound Attenuation

35 CAC

Light Reflectance

Up To 0.84

Recycled Content

42 %

Main Features

Radar™ Education Acoustical Panels are available with High-CAC, which is optimal for those seeking to increase room-to-room privacy. These easy-to-install panels offer long-lasting superior sound control.
  • Non-directional all-purpose ceiling pattern.
  • Excellent sound absorption.
  • Balanced Acoustics. High-NRC and High-CAC.
  • Available with 40 CAC for increased room-to-room speech privacy and .70 NRC for greater sound control in classrooms.
  • High-NRC/High-CAC formulation helps comply with ANSI S12.60 classroom guidelines (LEED for Schools)
  • High-durability panels are 55% more durable than standard panels.
  • ClimaPlus™ 30-year lifetime system warranty against visible sag, mold and mildew
  • Optional Firecode® product designed to meet life-safety codes
  • USDA Certified Biobased Product

Applications

  • Cafeterias
  • Classrooms
  • Corridors and Hallways
  • Dormitories
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Stairways and Elevator Shafts
  • Warehouses

Specifications

Data Sheet

Performance

  • Sound Absorption (NRC)
    NRC stands for Noise Reduction Coefficient. It is a measure of how much sound is absorbed by a given material. It is listed as a decimal and relates to percentage sound absorbed.
    0.55
  • Sound Attenuation (CAC) 35
  • Light Reflectance 0.84
  • Mold & Mildew Resistance
    Contains a broad-spectrum antimicrobial additive on the face and back of the panel that provides resistance against the growth of mold and mildew. Includes sag-resistance performance.
    Yes
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Class A
  • ASTM E1264
    • astm-e1264-class III: Mineral base with painted finish, C: Perforated, small holes; E: Lightly textured, Form 2: Water-Felted
  • ASTM E84
    • Flame Spread 25 or less
    • Smoke Developed 50 or less
    • Fire Rating Class A

Sustainability

  • GREENGUARD Certification
    GREENGUARD Certification helps consumers choose building materials with lower VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions, which improves indoor air quality.
    Yes
  • Recycled Content 42%
  • VOC Emissions Low-emitting
  • Bio Based Yes

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 5/8
  • Edge Square Edge
  • Panel Size 2' x 2'

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data Sheet (English) PDF 805.4 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOCX 75.5 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 29.3 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 607.1 KB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 677.1 KB
Technical Guide (English) PDF 2.1 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 215.1 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 217.9 KB

Warranty

Warranties (English) PDF 611.0 KB

Sustainability

Product Attribute Report (English) PDF 1.1 MB
HPD (English) PDF 53.4 KB
EPD (English) PDF 967.5 KB

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q & a

  • Why is LR important?

    When the proper type of lighting fixture is used with a high LR ceiling, there can be savings in both initial construction costs as well as long-term energy costs. The concept is to use the ceiling to reflect light back into the occupied space.

  • What does ClimaPlus™ mean?

    USG’s line of products with ClimaPlus™ Performance have additional resistance to temperature and humidity. This in turn provides additional resistance to sagging and warping of the ceiling panels.

  • What does LR stand for?

    LR stands for light reflectance. It is a measure of the percentage of light which is reflected off of a given panel surface. Typically, the whiter and smoother the ceiling panel, the higher the LR value.

  • What is NRC?

    NRC stands for Noise Reduction Coefficient. It is a measure of how much sound is absorbed by a given material. It is listed as a decimal and relates to percentage sound absorbed.

  • When referring to ceiling panels, what is the meaning of type, form and pattern?

    These categories refer to ASTM Test E 1264.
    Type refers to the base material of the panel.
    Form refers to the manufacturing process of the panel.
    Pattern refers to the type of texture or pattern in the panel.

  • What is the difference between Class A and Firecode® branded materials?

    Class A signifies that a panel attained a flame spread index of 25 or less (based on 100 for untreated red oak) when tested in accordance with the Standard ASTM E 84. The Firecode® brand signifies that the panel has been classified as a protective membrane in a floor-ceiling or roof-ceiling assembly in accordance with the Standard ASTM E 119. All Firecode® protective membranes offered by USG have attained a Class A rating.

  • What is the difference between wet-felted and cast ceiling panels?

    Wet-felted panels are typically mechanically perforated and fissured. They are very dense and more economical than other types of ceiling panels. Cast ceiling panels are non-perforated and are manufactured in a different “cast” process, hence its name, that enhances their surface appearance and provides excellent sound absorption and durability.

  • How many acoustical panel types does USG offer?

    USG offers four major types of acoustical panels as well as Gypsum based panels for special applications. They are: Wet-Felted, Cast, "X" Technology and Fiberglass.

  • What is the best way to cut a reveal in a ceiling panel?

    The best way to cut a reveal edge in a panel is with a utility knife or a special Reveal edge tool.

  • How far in advance can I order ceiling panel before installation?

    Storage time of materials at the job site should be as short as possible, and environmental conditions should be as near as possible to those specified for occupancy. Excess humidity during storage can cause expansion of material and possible warp, sag, or poor fit after installation. Chemical changes in the mat and/or coatings can be aggravated by excess humidity and cause discoloration during storage, even in unopened cartons. Cartons should be removed from pallets and stringers to prevent distortion of material. Long-term (6-12 months) storage under uncontrolled environmental conditions should be avoided.

  • What is CAC?

    CAC stands for Ceiling Attenuation Class. It is the measure of the blocking of sound through one ceiling plane, into the plenum above, and back through the other ceiling plane to an adjacent space.

  • Why would I use one ceiling panel type over another?

    The different panel substrates provide panels with unique characteristics. The use of the different panels will vary based on specific needs and application.

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    Let us do research and get back to you (usually within 48 hours).

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    Call our Technical Support team at 800-874-4968 (Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm Central).

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