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SpanAir® Torsion Spring Concealed Metal Panel Ceiling


SpanAir® Torsion Spring Panels integrate seamlessly with factory-slotted suspension grids to provide a clean-monolithic concealed ceiling solution with ease of accessibility. All panels come equipped with factory-installed EZ Spring™ feature to facilitate easy shipping and installation.

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  • .032 recycled aluminum


1. Planks:

  • Standard Painted Colors
  • Premium Painted Colors
  • MetalWood Finishes
  • WoodScences Painted Colors


  • 24" x 24"
  • 24" x 48"
  • Custom


  • Solid
  • Standard perforation pattern
  • premium perforation pattern


  • ATS 463 (square edge)

2. Accessories:

  • Acoutex acoustical backer
  • Encapsulated acoustical bag

SpanAir Torsion Spring Concealed Metal Panel Ceiling

  • Torsion spring panels are constructed of recycled aluminum
  • Torsion springs are constructed of high performance steel
  • EZ Spring™ design allows springs to nest in panels for ease of job site installation
  • Torsion spring panels integrate into and conceal the suspension grid with slotted face
  • Torsion spring panels for use in interior seismic applications
  • Square edge design
  • Standard sizes of 24” x 24”, 24” x 48” or custom size
  • Torsion spring panels available in solid or perforated designs
  • Torsion spring placement allows for downward accessibility
  • Easily incorporates air, fire, audio and other services
  • Panels contain no organic compounds that support mold or microbial growth
  • Factory applied, no-VOC powder coated paints and laminated finishes


  • Torsion spring panel attributes may contribute to LEED® Certification project credits
  • Torsion Spring Panels easily install in T-bar grid slotted to accept springs
  • Class A Fire Rating (Non-combustible material)
  • Acoustical enhancement with a variety of perforation designs and Acoutex™ backer
  • 100% recycled content; recyclable at end of useful life
Type: Torsion spring

Painted aluminum


Solid and perforated

Size: 24" x 24", 24" x 48"; Custom
Edge Detail: Square
Texture: Smooth
Fire: Class A: flame 0, smoke 0 per ASTM E-84

NRC 0.70-perforated with Acoutex backer

NRC 0.90-perforated with acoustical bag and Acoutex backer

Performance: interior and seismic environments
Suspension: 640 Drywall HD Main Runer slotted face to receive torsion springs with cross tees
Classification: Type = XX, pattern C, G ASTM E-1264
Warranty: 1 year limited
Sustainability: 75-100% recycled content, 100% locally recyclable at end of useful life


Think Green

According to the EPA, building related construction and demolition accounts for 26 percent of all non-industrial waste. This is why the use of environmentally responsible building materials is a critical component of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification process.

Chicago Metallic provides the following information for use in achieving LEED Green Building Rating System credits for the specification of Chicago Metallic products.

LEED Materials and Resources

MR Credit 4.1, 4.2: Recycled Content
Chicago Metallic Brand Ceiling Suspension Systems and Metal Ceilings are manufactured with the following recycled material content:

  • Material Total Recycled Type Content, % (by weight)
  • HRCmax Suspension Systems - Steel Minimum 25%
  • Standard Suspension Systems and Metal Ceilings - Steel Minimum 25%
  • Standard Suspension Systems and Metal Ceilings - Aluminum 100%

The post-consumer and post-industrial recycled contents are not reported due to the number of U.S. and international suppliers of the steel and aluminum materials used in manufacture. Contact Chicago Metallic for product and project specific LEED NC values.

MR Credit 5.1, 5.2: Regional Materials
Chicago Metallic Brand Ceiling Suspension Systems are manufactured at the facilities listed below. Credit may be given if the project location is within a 500 mile radius of the manufacturing facility.

  • Baltimore, MD 21875
  • Chicago, IL 60638

LEED Indoor Environment Quality

EQ Credit 4.1 to 4.5: Low Emitting Materials
Chicago Metallic Brand Ceiling Suspension Systems have no reportable VOC’s in the finished product.

Innovation & Design

Acoustical Performance
Chicago Metallic metal ceiling systems are available as high acoustically performing systems to enhance the indoor environment and may be considered as innovative.

LEED For Schools

Environmental Quality Credit 4 - Low Emitting Materials
Chicago Metallic Brand Ceiling Suspension and Metal Ceilings have no reportable VOC’s in the finished product

Environmental Quality Credit 10 - Mold Prevention
Chicago Metallic metal ceiling panels inhibit growth of mold and bacterial through inherent material performance

LEED Letter

For a project specific LEED letter, please contact Chicago Metallic Customer Services at:

The Chicago Metallic Customer Service Team will provide your requested letter via email.

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Chicago Metallic Corporation 4849 South Austin Ave., Chicago, IL 60638 TEL 708-563-4600 USA & CANADA TEL 800.323.7164

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