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Donn® Brand Fineline® DXF™/DXLF™ 9/16" Acoustical Suspension System

Offering a monolithic ceiling look with every benefit of an economical grid system.

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Offering a monolithic ceiling look with every benefit of an economical grid system.
Donn® Brand Fineline® DXF™/DXLF™ Acoustical Suspension System allows for easy ceiling access, while its narrow slotted profile, with a 9/16" wide face and a 1/4" reveal, hides the suspension system behind acoustical panels. Its 1/4" slot accommodates partition attachments and pendent mounted light fixtures.

Main Features

The Donn® Brand Fineline® DXF™/DXLF™ Acoustical Suspension Systemhas a 1/4" slot that allows it toaccept Celebration™ metal ceiling panels without requiring grid system changes. The optional Donn® Air Diffuser provides a clean, uninterrupted ceiling plane, supplying conditioned air to the modern office environment, while complementing the Fineline®system.

  • Narrow-profile, slotted grid system with 1/4" reveal provides streamlined appearance
  • Compatible with Logix™ Integrated Ceiling Systems
  • Reveal accommodates partition attachmentsand pendant-mounted light fixtures
  • Mitered intersections offer a clean, tailored appearance
  • Meets or exceeds all national code requirements, including seismic and fire-rated assemblies up to 1 hour
  • Extensive wind load tests for use in exterior environments that are not directly exposed to the weather such as under a soffit, parking garages, covered entrance or drive through
  • Optional integrated air diffuser
  • Accepts metal ceiling panels for ceiling-area accentswithout changing grid system
  • Custom colors available
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)


Installation Guide PDF 677.1 KB

How to Cut USG Fineline® DXF Suspension System

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Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data Sheet (English) PDF 754.8 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOCX 81.5 KB

White Papers

Sell Sheet (English) PDF 2.5 MB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 885.0 KB
Brochure (English) PDF 7.6 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 677.1 KB
Technical Guide (English) PDF 1.4 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 279.0 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 53.5 KB


Warranties (English) PDF 611.0 KB


HPD (English) PDF 99.2 KB
Declare Label (English) PDF 157.6 KB

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q & a

  • How is the load test data collected for ceiling grid?

    Load data and spans are based on simple span tests in accordance with ASTM C635, with a deflection limitation of L/360.

  • How do you remove cross tees without a tool?

    To remove a cross tee, push up on the main tee with your thumbs (where the cross tee is connected) and rotate it until the cross tee pops up and out of the slot.

  • What are the best grids to use in an area that is accessible to moisture?

    The best grids to use in an area accessible to moisture are the Donn® AX™ Acoustical Suspension System or the Donn® ZXLA™ Acoustical Suspension System.

  • How much force is required to insert a cross tee with a quick release clip?

    It takes 12-14 pounds of force to install a cross tee.

  • What is the standard warranty of grid?

  • What gauge hanger wire is needed to install grid?

    For residential installation 18-gauge wire is required. For commercial installation 12-gauge wire is required.

  • What is the warranty for a system, that uses USG tile and grid together?

    There is a lifetime warranty on any ceiling system that is used in conjunction with our tile and grid. All grid is lifetime when used with USG tile, however not all tile is lifetime when used with USG grid. See complete warranty for details.

  • How is the spacing of wire hangers determined for fire-rated assemblies?

    All systems must be installed and tested in compliance with ASTM C636.

  • When installing grid, what is the minimum clearance needed from the overhead structure?

    Minimum clearance is 3", which allows ceiling tiles to be inserted and removed freely.

  • Which grid is the best grid to use in a Clean Room environment?

    USG Donn® Brand CE™ Acoustical Suspension System is the best grid for a Clean Room environment.

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