Ecophon Hygiene™ Performance A

For use in areas with slight amounts of soiling, where frequent cleaning is required. Ecophon Hygiene Performance A has an exposed grid system. Each tile is demountable. The corrosion protected Connect suspension grid system should be used.
Size, mm

Thickness 20/40 20/40
Inst. diagr. m127 m127

The systems consist of Ecophon Hygiene Performance A tiles and Ecophon Connect C3 grid systems, with an approximate weight of 3-4 kg/m². The tiles are manufactured from high density glass wool. The visible surface has a reinforced Akutex T coating with improved cleanability and water repellant properties. The back of the tile is covered with glass tissue. The edges are primed. The grid is manufactured from laquered galvanized steel.

SOUND ABSORPTION: Test results according to EN ISO 354.
Classification according to EN ISO 11654, and the single value ratings for NRC and SAA according to ASTM C 423.
SOUND INSULATION: Dn,c,w=28 dB for 40 mm thickness according to ISO 140-9 and evaluation according to ISO 717-1. CAC=30 dB for 40 mm thickness according to ASTM E 1414 and evaluation according to ASTM E 413.
SOUND PRIVACY: AC(1.5)=190 for 40 mm thickness and 170 for 20 mm thickness according to ASTM E 1111 and E 1110.

αp Practical sound absorption coefficient
<em>α</em><sub>p</sub> Practical sound absorption coefficient
Frequency, Hz
--- Ecophon Hygiene Performance A, 20 mm thick, 200 mm o.d.s.
Ecophon Hygiene Performance A, 40 mm thick, 200 mm o.d.s.
o.d.s = overall depth of system

Product Hygiene Performance A 20 mm Hygiene Performance A 40 mm
O.d.s. mm 400 200 400 200
Absorption class   A   A
NRC 0.85 0.95 0.95 0.95
SAA 0.88 0.93 0.93 0.98

Hygiene Performance A tile
Section of Hygiene Performance A 20 mm
Section of Hygiene Performance A 40 mm
Hygiene Performance A system
ACCESSIBILITY: The tiles are demountable. Minimum demounting depth according to installation diagrams. The tiles are secured using Hygiene Clip 20 (40) to allow for effective in-situ cleaning. The clips are easily removable from above the ceiling. A tightly sealed, easy-to-open Hygiene Inspection hatch is available to simplify access to the ceiling void.
CLEANABILITY: Daily dusting and vacuum cleaning. Weekly wet cleaning and high-pressure washing twice a year. Can withstand the use of common disinfecting chemicals.
LIGHT EFFICIENCY: White 010, nearest NCS colour sample S 0502-Y, 84% light reflectance (of which more than 99% is diffuse reflection).
INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE: The tiles withstand a permanent ambient RH up to 95% at 30°C without sagging, warping or delaminating (ISO 4611). A higher temperature/moisture is permissible during washing.
INDOOR CLIMATE: Certified by the Indoor Climate Labelling, recommended by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association, and can be used in rooms classified as ISO class 5/M2.5.
ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCE: Granted the Nordic Swan eco-label. Fully recyclable.
FIRE SAFETY: Reaction-to-fire classifications.
Country Standard Class
UK BS 476 Parts 6&7 Class 0
Europe EN 13501-1 A2-s1,d0
The glass wool core of the tiles is tested and classified as non-combustible according to prEN ISO 1182. The systems are classified as fire protective covering according to NT FIRE 003. See Functional demands, Fire safety.
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES: For information regarding live load and requirements for load bearing capacity, see installation diagrams. Conditions: See Functional demands, Mechanical properties.
Inst. diagr., Size (mm) Max live load (N) Min load bearing capacity (N)
m127, 1200x600 40 160
m127, 600x600 40 160
INSTALLATION: Installed according to installation diagram M127, which includes information regarding minimum overall depth of system. For in-situ cleaning Hygiene Performance must always be secured with clips. The installation work should include the provision of a Hygiene Inspection hatch. Cut edges must be sealed with Connect Edge paint 0690. Penetrations must be sealed with Connect Hygiene sealant 0041., CADsupport, Product selector, Specification, Maintenance manual
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Quantity specification (excl. wastage)
Installation diagram (M127) for Hygiene Performance A (20 and 40 mm)
Size, mm
600x600 1200x600
Hygiene Performance A 2.8/m² 1.4/m²
1 Connect T24 Main runner C3 9101, installed at 1200 mm centres 0.9 m/m² 0.9 m/m²
2 Connect T24 Cross tee C3 9102, L=1200 mm 1.7 m/m² 1.7 m/m²
3 Connect T24 Cross tee C3 9103, L=600 mm 0.9 m/m² -
4 Connect Adjustable hanger, installed at 1200 mm centres (max. distance from wall 600 mm) 0.7/m² 0.7/m²
5 Connect Hanger clip 0.7/m² 0.7/m²
6 Connect Hygiene Inspection (not fire resistant) as required as required
7 Connect Hygiene clip 20 0172 11/m² 7/m²
8 Connect Hygiene clip 40 3254 11/m² 7/m²
9 Connect Channel trim C3 3532 (for 20 mm thickness) as required as required
10 Connect Channel trim C3 3465 (for 40 mm thickness) as required as required