Ecophon Hygiene™ Protec C

For use in areas with moderate amounts of soiling, where frequent cleaning is required. Ecophon Hygiene Protec C is installed in a suspended grid system creating a ceiling with a smooth appearance. The bevelled edges create a narrow groove between each tile. The tiles are not demountable. The joints between the ceiling tiles can be sealed with a special sealant if required.
Size, mm

Concealed grid
Thickness 20 20
Inst. diagr. m35 m35

The system consists of Ecophon Hygiene Protec C tiles and Ecophon Connect 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 is covered with glass tissue. The edges are painted. The grid is manufactured from 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: Not applicable.
SOUND PRIVACY: Not applicable.

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

Product Hygiene Protec C
O.d.s. mm 400 200
Absorption class   A
NRC 0.85 0.75
SAA 0.84 0.74

Hygiene Protec C tile
Section of Hygiene Protec C system with Connect Z-profile
Hygiene Protec C system
ACCESSIBILITY: The tiles are not demountable. An 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).
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)
m35, 1200x600 50 160
INSTALLATION: Installed according to installation diagram M35, which includes information regarding minimum overall depth of system. 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 (M35) for Hygiene Protec C
Size, mm
600x600 1200x600
Hygiene Protec C 2.8/m² 1.4/m²
1 Connect T24 Main runner 8101, installed at 1200 mm centres 0.9 m/m² 0.9 m/m²
2 Connect Wire clip 0024 1.4/m² 1.4/m²
3 Connect Z-profile 0227 1.7 m/m² 1.7 m/m²
4 Connect Z-Splice Connector Z 0501 0.4/m² 0.4/m²
5 Connect T-spline 0011 2.8/m² 1.4/m²
6 Connect Adjustable hanger 0.7/m² 0.7/m²
7 Connect shadow-line trim with lugs 0712 as required as required
8 Connect Hygiene Inspection (not fire resistant) as required as required
9 Connect Hygiene Sealant 0041 as required as required