Building Products, Ceiling Systems, and Wallcoverings
Inox from Maharam is a series of four woven wallcoverings with a modern, technical aesthetic. The sleek surfaces of Inox Basic, Inox Basket, Inox Structure, and Inox Texture are each constructed with a semi-transparent polyethylene tape yarn. When applied across varying weave structures, the tape yarns crease and fold, yielding strikingly different finishes.
Available in 88 colors, the Inox series are tear-resistant, pliable, easy to install, and can be washed and scrubbed with bleach.
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MRI backlighting grids
TESS has collaborated with Armstrong Ceiling Systems to maintain a consistent, easily installed, nonferrous grid for TESS's MRI-EL system. The MRI-El system and Armstrong nonferrous grids and frames can be configured into any geometric shape.
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Tectum® panels are composed of aspen wood fibers bonded with an inorganic hydraulic cement and are formed by a continuous process under heat and pressure. Tectum panels combine several materials to create a decorative product that provides sound absorption, abuse resistance, insulation, and a textured interior finish. These panels can be used alone or as the underside of a composite panel. The panels do not contain toxic binders, asbestos, or formaldehyde, and are naturally degradable in a landfill.
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The Solstice Collection from Arc|Com Wall Surfaces offers a range of subtle textures, field patterns, companion textural design effects, as well as feature patterns and accent textures. Solstice is a grouping of distinct designs available in a range of color suitable for a variety of applications.
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Ceiling system grids and trim
Chicago Metallic Corporation's Seismic 1200 galvanized grid and Infinity™ Perimeter Trim provide a variety of effects to otherwise plain interior structures. The Seismic 1200 galvanized grid can be used to create both curved and straight ceiling forms. The Infinity™ Perimeter Trim can be incorporated to create suspended floating planes with curved shapes.
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Surface IQ wallcovering technology from Carnegie eliminates the hazardous use of vinyl, chlorine, plasticizers, heavy metals, formaldehyde, and dioxin. Built on thermoplastic olefin technology (TPO), it delivers both performance and ecology simultaneously and features patterns and textures in more than 50 colorways. Surface IQ matches and exceeds all Type II vinyl specifications and meets California 01350 protocol for indoor air quality for LEED points.
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Steel studs, joists, and floor deck
Steelform Building Products, Inc., manufactures engineered cold-formed steel (CFS) framing components with the same geometric figure as conventional “C” studs and joists—yet with web stiffeners and punch outs for structural performance. Steelform products feature 15% to 40% reduced weight, fire resistance with UL and ULC, quality sound ratings, and thermal performance. The open web design provides built-in paths for conduit, plumbing, and HVAC duct. The lightweight, self-positioning, and interlocking deep-deck system can be installed across long spans for light gauge steel, concrete, masonry, and structural steel framed buildings.
Automatic shield doors
The Auto-Seal® II Door (AS-II) from ETS-Lindgren is a high-performance shielded door with an automatic opening and closing system for MRI applications. The AS-II offers a pneumatically operated, bladderless, and gasketless design and comes in three door configurations: Acoustic, Fire-Rate, and Automatic Opener/Closer. The RF shielded door provides 100dB attenuation over frequency ranges of up to 450 MHz. Its automatic sealing operation makes it suitable for surgical MRI suites.
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Low-profile steel access flooring5
FreeAxez is a low-profile access floor with durable all-steel components for use in wire management platforms and technology environments. FreeAxez provides ease of use, flexibility, and clutter-free organization. The access flooring incorporates high load-bearing steel, easy installation, and a low raised floor profile (1.6 and 2.75) and is listed in GreenSpec, a listing of environmentally preferable building products.
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