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Pinta acoustic SQUARELINE Metal Ceiling Tiles grace the new National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia

MINNEAPOLIS—Contributing to the sophisticated, urban look of the new facilities of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia are custom SQUARELINE® Metal Ceiling Tiles from pinta acoustic. The tiles were installed in a five-story open atrium and exhibit space and atop elevator vestibule areas.

SQUARELINE Metal Ceiling Tiles are constructed of expanded metal — galvanized powder-coated steel — from 35 percent to 55 percent recycled material. The 199 custom SQUARELINE Medium black metal ceiling tiles installed in the National Museum of American Jewish History were stretched to obtain an open rate of 70 percent. This open rate allowed for sprinkler heads to be installed above the ceiling tiles. Each tile appears to be floating but is held in place by concealed rows of Z-channel.

Some metal ceiling solutions make it difficult to access the systems above the ceiling. To meet this project requirement, pinta provided custom SQUARELINE Metal Ceiling Tiles. For a clean look, the ceiling in the exhibition space is painted black.

SQUARELINE Metal Ceiling Tiles are available in sleek chrome, white and black metal with tile sizes of 24 inches by 24 inches, 24 inches by 48 inches and 48 inches by 48 inches. They are offered in three mesh patterns: Ultra, Medium and Standard. Tiles include an optional white, light grey or black acoustical backer. Matching trim tiles also are available. Tiles fit easily in 15/16” ceiling grid systems. Tiles are Class 1 fire-rated for smoke density and flame spread.

The National Museum of American Jewish History, located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, tells the story of American Jews from their arrival in North America more than 350 years ago to the present — exhibiting and interpreting the American Jewish experience in a new $150 million, 100,000-square-foot, five-story building on Independence Mall. It is the only museum in the nation dedicated solely to telling the story of Jews in America.

For information about pinta acoustic products, visit www.pinta-acoustic.com/museum or call 1-800-662-0032 or +1 612-355-4250.

pinta acoustic, inc. manufactures a broad range of attractive ceiling tiles, wall panels and other acoustical materials for commercial and industrial applications, including CONTOUR® Ceiling and Wall Tiles, HARMONI Ceiling Tiles, WHITELINE® Ceiling Tiles, SQUARELINE® Metal Ceiling Tiles, BIOLINE® Wood Ceiling Tiles, PHONSTOP™ Ceiling and Wall Tiles, WHISPERWAVE™ Panels, Baffles, Ceiling Clouds and Awnings, RONDO™ Baffles, FABRITEC Wall Panels, SONEX® Panels and Baffles, SONEX Clean Baffles, Panels and Ceiling Tiles, PROSPEC Decibel Drop® Viscoelastic Damping Compound, PROSPEC® Barrier, Foam and Composite Materials and Ceiling Grid products.
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