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Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™ 15/16" Acoustical Suspension System



A ceiling system with versatility, beauty, and strength. Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™ Acoustical Suspension System is a versatile system that provides superior corrosion resistance and integrity in fire-rated applications. Add gasket with DXACE™ for controlled environment and healthcare applications.

Main Features

Versatility, beauty, and strength are the trademarks of the Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™ Acoustical Suspension System, a fire-rated, steel-grid system offering functional beauty that maintains its integrity under fire exposure. Its G-30 hot-dipped, galvanized steel body and aluminum cap provides the strength of steel with the superior corrosion resistance of aluminum.
  • 15/16" exposed, fire-rated, system with aluminum cap
  • No crevices between suspension system and tile
  • Maximum economy and design simplicity with UL designs
  • Showed superior performance when tested for severe environmental conditions in accordance with ASTM C635
  • Suitable for use in food processing areas and meets USDA/FSIS requirements
  • Cross-tee override-ends resist twisting and give a professionally finished look
  • Proprietary Quick-Release™ cross tees
  • Capable of withstanding cleaning and/or disinfecting chemicals as tested in accordance with ASTM D5402
  • ICC-ES evaluated approach to seismic design installations (ICC-ESR-1222)
  • White gasket blends with grid and tile
  • Available with High Recycled Content (HRC)
  • Custom color available


Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™

Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™

Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™

Donn® Brand DXLA™/DXACE™

Edge Compatibility



Shadowline Bevel

Shadowline Bevel

Shadowline Tapered

Shadowline Tapered

Square Edge

Square Edge

Square Edge w/ Gasket

Square Edge w/ Gasket

colors & finishes: Flat White 050

Flat White 050
Silver Satin 002

Tees & Molding

Tees & Molding

What do I need to build this Suspension System?

Tees & Molding
  • KEY:
  • 1) Main Tee
  • 2) Cross Tee
  • 3) Wall Molding

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Main Tees

  • Firecode®
Item Number ASTM Class Length Height Fire Class Seismic IBC Rated Load 5' Hanger Spacing
DXACE26 Heavy Duty 12.00 foot 1.50 inch Class A A-F 7.3 lb./LF
DXLA26 Heavy Duty 12.00 foot 1.64 inch Firecode® A-F 16 lb./LF
DXLA24 Intermediate Duty 12.00 foot 1.64 inch Firecode® A-C 6.1 lb./LF

Cross Tees

  • Firecode®
Item Number Length Height Fire Class
DXACE424 4.00 foot 1.50 inch Class A
DXACE224 2.00 foot 1.50 inch Class A
DXLA424 4.00 foot 1.50 inch Firecode®
DXLA216 2.00 foot 1.00 inch Firecode®

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 1.3 MB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 41.8 MB
Brochure (English)

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 580.0 KB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

VOC Emissions Certificate (English) PDF 450.3 KB
SDS (English) PDF 185.0 KB
SDS (French) PDF 38.5 KB
Evaluation Reports (English) PDF 1.7 MB


Warranties (English) PDF 146.0 KB


VOC Emissions Certificate (English) PDF 450.3 KB

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