Fire Rated Acoustic Ceiling Panels
Sontext Sontrend Panels have been installed in two key areas of Melbourne International Airport at Tullamarine. In the Baggage reclaim area Carousel no 5 and in the Duty Free sales area.
Sontrend was chosen because of its exceptional fire and moisture resistance properties. Working with Designinc of Melbourne and the Federal Airports Corporation, Sontext developed this new product to meet the highest of specifications. The acoustic design was provided by Marshall Day Acoustics of Melbourne.The panels were slotted and finished in a Silver Metallic Auto-finish to be durable and also have significant aesthetic appeal.In the Duty Free area the Ceiling Panels were painted white and installed into a conventional ceiling grid utilising the tegular edge of the Sontrend Ceiling Tile
Painted Fire rated Acoustic ceiling panels
The substrate of the Sontrend Ceiling panel was MGO board which has excellent fire properties. (Class A ASTM E84). The paint finish was a fire rated 2pac automotive paint finish. The Objective was to find a replacement ceiling panel to Metal Pan strip ceilings or Perforated wood panels. The Sontrend was chosen as it passed all the requirements of the Airports Federation.