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



An affordable alternative to aluminum grid. The Donn® Brand ZXLA™ 15/16" Acoustical Suspension System offers superior corrosion resistance. It is compatible with all Donn® Brand DX® suspension systems.

Main Features

Donn® Brand ZXLA™ 15/16" 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


Donn® Brand ZXLA™

Donn® Brand ZXLA™

Edge Compatibility



Shadowline Bevel

Shadowline Bevel

Shadowline Tapered

Shadowline Tapered

Square Edge

Square Edge

colors & finishes: Flat Black 205

Flat Black 205
Flat White 050
Silver Satin 002
Silvertone 052
Taupe 107

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 6' Hanger Spacing
ZXLA26 Heavy Duty 12.00 foot 1.64 inch Firecode® A-F 16 lb./LF
ZXLA24 Intermediate Duty 12.00 foot 1.64 inch Firecode® A-C 3.6 lb./LF

Cross Tees

  • Firecode®
Item Number Length Height Fire Class
ZXLA424 4.00 foot 1.50 inch Firecode®
ZXLA224 2.00 foot 1.50 inch Firecode®

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 1.0 MB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English)
Brochure (English) PDF 204.0 KB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English)

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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