Ecophon Hygiene™ Protec A

For use in areas with moderate amounts of soiling, where frequent handling and cleaning is required. Ecophon Hygiene Protec A has an exposed grid system. Each tile is demountable and can be wet cleaned on all surfaces. The corrosion protected Connect suspension grid system should be used.
Size, mm

Thickness 20 20
Inst. diagr. m108 m108

The system consists of Ecophon Hygiene Protec A tiles and Ecophon Connect C3 grid systems, with an approximate weight of 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 and the edges are painted, allowing the tiles to be frequently handled and wet cleaned on all surfaces. 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
SOUND INSULATION: Not applicable.
SOUND PRIVACY: AC(1.5)=170 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 Protec A, 200 mm o.d.s.
o.d.s = overall depth of system

Product Hygiene Protec A
O.d.s. mm 400 200
Absorption class   A
NRC 0.85 0.9
SAA 0.84 0.89

Hygiene Protec A tile
Hygiene Protec A system with Hygiene clip 20
Hygiene Protec A system
ACCESSIBILITY: The tiles are demountable. Minimum demounting depth according to installation diagram. The tiles are secured using Hygiene Clip 20 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 on all surfaces 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 system is 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)
m108, 1200x600 50 160
m108, 600x600 50 160
INSTALLATION: Installed according to installation diagram M108, which includes information regarding minimum overall depth of system. For in-situ cleaning Hygiene Protec must always be secured with Hygiene Clip 20. 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 (M108) for Hygiene Protec A
Size, mm
600x600 1200x600
Hygiene Protec 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 Channel trim C3 3532 as required as required
7 Connect Hygiene clip 20 0172 11/m² 7/m²
8 Connect Hygiene Inspection (not fire resistant) as required as required