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Sky Acoustics

Acoustic Ceiling & Wall Panels

AURA high aesthetic acoustical ceilings, APTUS acoustical concealed suspension systems, STRATUS high NRC painted acoustical panels, tegular & reveal edge acoustical panels, fabric covered panel.

55 Bradwick Dr Concord, ON L4K 1K5, Canada

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Aura/Aptus

Custom acoustical ceiling panels manufactured in any geometric, curved or complex shapes. Mounting systems include Aptus, a custom aluminum suspension grid system, which is a completely concealed torsion spring ceiling system. Features include 1/8” defined joint with 100% downward accessibility.

Super Cluster

Accent floating cloud panel, which can feature a cluster of floating panels or one stand-alone ceiling panel. They are custom manufactured to a wide variety of curves, shapes and sizes to the designer's specification.

Stratus

Commercial ceiling panel with the same finish applied to our premium AURA panel. Standard sizes (2’x2’, 2’x4’, etc.) are designed for the standard ceiling layouts and mounted in a T-Bar grid system. Custom sizes available.

Nexus

Standard resin hardened edge panels with selected fabric or paint finish. These can be customized to be installed on walls or ceiling with a variety of mounting systems. They are custom manufactured to a wide variety of curves, shapes, and sizes to the designer’s specifications.

Baffles

Baffles that will reduce the background noise and quickly cause the sound energy to decay, thus enhancing the auditory environment in space.

Mounting System

Sky Acoustics has several types of mounting systems that can be used with their products.

AURA / APTUS

AURA: Custom acoustical ceiling panels

APTUS: Torsion spring concealed suspension system for Aura panels


AURA

Overview

custom aluminum edge acoustic panels

AURA panels are custom manufactured with extruded aluminum edges, which offer great design flexibility with a wide variety of shapes and sizes, including curved panels, geometric shapes as well as flat standard and large panel sizes.

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FEATURES:

  • Aluminum Metal Panel Edge

  • Controlled ±1/8” Defined Joint

  • Seamless Edge Profile – New

  • Perfect Panel Thickness Control –

  • New±1/8” ceiling panel defined joint control

  • Seamless Edge Panel Thickness

  • Profile Control

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • Metal panel Edge with 1 -1/16", 1 - 9/16"and 2 - 1/16" panel thickness

  • Light Reflectance of 90% for Pure White nish

  • Acoustical Absorption NRC 0.90

  • Class A Flame Spread – less than 25 and smoke developed less than 50 when tested in an assembly to ASME 84 Standard

  • Specification Section 9


Painted Finishes

Pure White

The Aura Pure White painted panel is an acoustically transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish. It has been specially formulated to provide the Aura panel with a brilliant light reflectance of 90%. The Aura panel is finished on the surface and the surrounding metal edge to give the panels a truly complete finished look.

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CUSTOM COLOR

The Aura painted panel is also available in any custom color with the same acoustical transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish. Custom colors could be matched to any paint chip specified by the designer.

 
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FINISHES:

  • Paint (panels are coated in a smooth monolithic nish)

  • Pure White for highest light reflectance

  • Custom Color Matching to any paint chip

  • Fabric (to most fabric)

    • Fabrication and Acoustical properties consideration

    • Fabric Selection from designer

  • Maximum Core Sizes: All our panel sizes are manufactured with berglass core in various shapes and curves.

  • Panel Composition: 1" (25mm) Medium Density 6-7 PCF Fiberglass Core + High Density Fiberglass Facer + Acoustical Veil + Clear Vapor Retarder

 

FABRIC Finishes

Selected fabric finish is also available for the Aura panel. Fabric is bonded or stretched applied over the surface and edge turned with a minimum of 1” on the reverse of the panel.

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APTUS

FEATURES:

  • Aluminum Metal Panel Edge

  • Controlled ±1/8" Dened Joint

  • Seamless Edge Prole – New

  • Perfect Panel Thickness Control – New

  • Concealed Torsion Spring

  • Completely concealed torsion spring ceiling system.

  • Light weight grid system made from extruded aluminum.

  • 100% downward panel accessibility through the use of torsion spring.

  • Torsion Spring ends have a tear drop feature for safe panel installation and removal.

  • Panels can be hung and swung open or completely removed for easy access to any services that may be required above the Aptus system.

  • Intermediate grid fins provide a controlled ±1/8” defined ceiling panel joint line.

  • The suspension system is custom engineered and manufactured for each specific project.

  • All grids are pre-cut and labelled for easy identification and installation for field assembly.

  • Interconnecting brackets are fastened to grid to form a rigid system.

  • Custom curved panels, built-up or extruded aluminum returns are easily incorporated to the Aptus system.

Perimeter Corner Detail

Perimeter Corner Detail

Custom aluminum suspension grid system with a concealed torsion springs. It features a ±1/8" defined panel joint with 100% downwards accessibility for easy access to the plenum.

 
 
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Trims / Perimeters

FEATURES:

  • Aesthetically seamless look and finish

  • Enhanced visual impression of depth and thickness

  • Conceals lighting elements and suspension system

  • Shaped and curved to match panel design

  • Complements the effect of a floating ceiling

  • Built-Up Returns are available in heights up to 8"

  • Additional height is optional

  • Paint (panels are coated in a smooth monolithic nish)

  • Pure White for highest light reflectance

  • Custom Color Matching to any paint chip

  • Fabric (to most fabric)

    • Fabrication and Acoustical properties consideration

    • Fabric Selection from designer

  • Maximum Core Sizes: All our panel sizes are manufactured with berglass core in various shapes and curves.

  • Panel Composition: 1" (25mm) Medium Density 6-7 PCF Fiberglass Core + High Density Fiberglass Facer + Acoustical Veil + Clear Vapor Retarder

Designed Return (above)

The Aura Designed Returns are used to create a visual impression of depth and thickness to a floating cloud ceiling. The Designed Returns are seamless in the corners and returns and available in varying heights up to 8”. The Design Returns are finished with the matching finish of Aura Panels.

METAL VERTICAL RETURN (Right)

Similar to the Designed Returns, the Metal Vertical Returns create a border surrounding the Aura panels and are available in varying heights up to 6” (additional height is optional). The Aura Metal Vertical Return is only available with the Aptus mounting system. The Metal Vertical Returns are finished with the matching finish of Aura Panels.


Curved Panels

 
 

Vault

Vaulted Aura ceiling panels are pre-curved with one radius throughout the ceiling area. A single panel or multiple panels may be used depending on the width of the span.

 

S-Curve

Creates dramatic visual expression as two-dimensional pre-curved panels, with single or double radii and are mounted forming a continuous flowing curve.

Cone - mechanical mounting

Conical panels are made up of cone shapes with pre-curved sections having various radii throughout the cone.


Custom Acoustical Panels

DESIGN CAPABILITY:

Aura ceiling panels are custom manufactured which offers great design flexibility with a wide variety of shapes and sizes. From curved panels and geometric shapes as well as at panels of standard and large sizes.

MOUNTING:

  • Aptus Suspension Grid System

  • Direct Progressive Mount

  • Direct Suspended Progress Mount

  • Suspended Reveal Mount

  • Suspended Accessible Reveal Mount

STRATUS

high aesthetic commercial ceiling tiles

Lay-in ceiling panels are manufactured to all commercial ceiling tile sizes and in custom sizes. They are available in paint and fabric finishes.

FEATURES:

  • Pure White in a Smooth Monolithic Fine Texture Finish

  • Square and Tegular Edge Profile. Any other custom Edge

Profile is available

PURE WHITE

The Stratus Pure White coating has been scientifically formulated to provide excellent light reflectance of 90% and light diffusion in a ceiling. It’s an acoustically transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish.

CUSTOM COLOR

The Stratus Lay-in painted panels are also available in any custom color with the same acoustical transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish. Selected color can be matched to any paint chip specified by the designer.

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FABRIC

Selected fabric finish is also available for the Stratus Lay-in panel. The fabric is bonded to the face and edges of the panel, and returned with a minimum of one inch on the back of the panel.

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Edge detail for both painted and fabric stratus panels

Tegular reveal edge: 15/16" grid

Square edge: 15/16"/ 9/16"

Tegular reveal edge: 9/16" grid


Commercial Ceiling Tiles

Features: Excellent aesthetics, acoustical absorption, optimum light reflection, cleanability and durability, including impact, scratch, sag, moisture and soil resistance. Inherent resistance to surface growth of mold and mildew.

PANEL TYPES:

  • Stratus - Square Lay-in for 15/16" Suspension System

  • Stratus - Tegular/Reveal for 9/16" Suspension System

  • Stratus - Tegular/Reveal for 15/16" Suspension System

MATERIAL:

  • Fiberglass Coreboard + Acoustical Veil

THICKNESS:

  • 3/4", 1" and 2" (Custom thicknesses are available)

SURFACE COLOR/FINISH:

  • Pure White in a Smooth Monolithic Fine Texture Finish

  • Choice of custom color

  • Selected fabric finish

EDGES:

  • Tegular edges are resin hardened and painted in pure white, custocolors or fabric finish.

  • Lay-In edges are unfinished

BACK OF PANEL:

  • Optional Vapour Barrier

LIGHT REFLECTANCE:

90% for Pure White when tested to ASTM

ACOUSTICAL ABSORPTION:

NRC 0.90 when tested to ASTM C423

FIRE PERFORMANCE:

Class A. Flame spread less than 25 and smoke developed less than 50 when tested to ASTM E84

SIZES:

  • 24" x 24" x 1"

  • 24" x 48" x 1"

  • 24" x 60" x 1"

  • 24" x 72" x 1"

  • 24" x 96" x 1"

  • 30" x 30" x 1"

  • 30" x 60" x 1"

  • 48" x 48" x 1"

  • 48" x 60" x 1"

  • Any other size and thickness

WARRANTY:

10 years

 SUPERCLUSTER

Custom Acoustical Clouds & Shapes

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SUPERCLUSTER is our accent floating cloud panel, which can feature a cluster of floating panels or one stand-alone ceiling panel. They are custom manufactured to a wide variety of curves, shapes and sizes to the designer's specification.

FEATURES:

  • Seamless Edge Profile

  • Finished on all sides and edges

  • Adjustable Hanger Hooks with Cable Wire Suspension


Shapes:

Circle

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Convex / Concave

Octagon

Triangle

PURE WHITE

The SuperCluster Pure White painted panel is an acoustically transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish on all sides and edges of the panel. It has been scientifically formulated to provide a brilliant light reflectance of 90%.

CUSTOM COLOR

The SuperCluster painted panel is also available in any custom color with the same acoustically transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish. Custom colors could be matched to any paint chip specified by the designer.

FABRIC

Selected fabric finish is also available for the SuperCluster panel. The fabric is bonded over the face, back and edges of the panel.


Spiral Anchor Spring

Spiral Anchor Spring

MOUNTING

Anchor Springs are fastened to the back of the SuperCluster panel and clipped to an adjustable hanger hook with aircraft cable.

CLUSTER MOUNTING SYSTEM

Panels are installed in a group using our special grid systems.


SUPERCLUSTER SPECIFICATIONS

FEATURES: Excellent aesthetic, acoustical absorption, light reflectance, cleanability and durability, including impact, scratch, sag, moisture and soil resistance. Inherent resistance to surface growth of mold and mildew.

PANEL TYPES & SIZES - FLAT:

  • Squares: 24"x24", 36"x36", 48"x48"

  • Rectangles: 36"x48", 36"x60", 48"x72", 48"x96"

  • Triangles: 24"x24", 36"x36", 48"x48"

  • Circle: Dia. 24", 32", 36", 48", 60"

  • Pentagon (5 sides): 36", 48"

  • Hexagon (6 sides): 24", 36", 48"

  • Octagon (8 sides): 36", 48"

  • Ellipse: 48"x16", 72"x24", 95"x40"

  • Convex Concave: 36"x36", 48"x48"

PANEL TYPES & SIZES - CURVED:

  • Square: 24"x24", 36"x36", 48"x48"

  • Rectangle: 36"x96", 42"x96"

  • Shaped Ribbons: 96"

  • Custom shapes and sizes for both flat and curved are available

PANEL COMPOSITION:

  • 1" Medium Density Fiberglass + High Density Fiberglass Facer + Acoustical Veil applied to the front and back surfaces and veneered on all edges

WEIGHT:

  • 2.0 psf (.90 kg/sqm)

NOMINAL THICKNESS:

  • 1", 2", 1 1/8" and 2 1/8" (Custom thickness available)

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FINISH:

  • Pure White in a smooth monolithic finish

  • Fine texture finish

  • Selected fabrics

  • Custom color

EDGES:

  • Resin hardened, acoustical veil or fabric.

MOUNTING:

  • Spiral spring anchor installed in panel and attached to an adjustable hanger hook and aircraft cable. Cluster Grid System.

LIGHT REFLECTANCE:

  • 0.90

ACOUSTICAL ABSORPTION:

  • NRC 0.90 when tested to ASTM C423 Standard

FIRE PERFORMANCE:

  • Class A: ASTM E84

  • Standard - Flame spread less than 25 and smoke developed less than 50.

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NEXUS PANELS

Acoustical and high impact resistant fabric or coated ceiling and wall panels

Nexus Panels are our standard resin hardened edge panels with selected fabric or paint finish. Our Nexus Panels can be customized to be installed on walls or ceilings with our various mounting systems. They are custom manufactured to a wide variety of curves, shapes and sizes to the designer’s specifications. Selected fabric is bonded or stretched applied over the face of the panel and edge turned with a minimum of 1″ on the reverse of the panel. The panel corners are tailor finished to give a clean appearance.

  • ACOUSTICAL

  • CONTACT

    • HI – IMPACT

    • HI – IMPACT PLUS

    • HI – IMPACT ULTIMATE

Recommended Fabric:

To allow for optimal acoustics in our panels, we recommend the following fabric manufacturers: Guilford of Maine, Carnegie, Maharam, Omnova *If required, subject to approval, designer’s fabric selection could be used.

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Mounting Systems

WALL MOUNTING SYSTEMS:

Mechanical Z-Clip

Pre-fastened panel clips are engaged to wall brackets or track. The bottom of the panel is supported by leveling angles.

 

Impaling Clip

Impaling clips are fastened to the substrate within the panel size. Adhesive is applied to the wall and panels. Panels are punctured against the impaling clips. The bottom of the panel is supported by leveling angles

 

Hooks & Loops

Hooks & Loops are fastened to substrate and panel. The bottom of the panel is supported by leveling angles

 

Adhesive Mount

Adhesive is applied to substrate and panel. Finishing nails are used on the face of panel and substrate. The bottom of the panel is supported by leveling angles.

 

CEILING MOUNTING SYSTEMS

  • Direct Mount

  • Direct Suspended Mount

  • Suspended Reveal

  • Suspended Accessible Reveal


Specifications

ACOUSTICAL & HIGH IMPACT RESISTANT

Features: Nexus panels are resin hardened edges, choice of fabric or paint.

 

MAXIMUM CORE SIZES:

All our panels are manufactured with fiberglass core in various shapes and curves:

  • 48″ x 96″ (recommended size)

  • 48″ x 120″

  • 60″ x 120″

 

PANEL COMPOSITION: 

  • Medium Density 6-7 PCF Fiberglass

PANEL EDGE: 

  • Resin Hardened with various edge profiles.

NOMINAL THICKNESS: 

  • 3/4″ (19mm) up to 4″ (100mm) Custom thicknesses are available

ACOUSTICAL ABSORPTION: 

  • Tested to ASTM C423 Standard NRC 0.90 for 1″ thick panel and NRC 1.05 for 2″ thick

FIRE PERFORMANCE: 

  • All panel components meet or exceed Class “A” requirements as determined by ASTM E-84

WARRANTY: 

  • 2 years

BAFFLES

acoustical absorption baffles

Sky Acoustics Baffles reduce the background noise and quickly cause the sound energy to decay, thus enhancing the auditory environment in the space.

COATED BAFFLES

  • Acoustical Veil Veneered Edges

  • Seamless Edge

PURE WHITE

Sky Acoustics Pure White Coated baffles are acoustically transparent and finished in a smooth monolithic fine texture. It has been scientifically formulated to provide a brilliant light reflectance of 90%. The coated baffles are finished on all surfaces and edges to give the baffles a complete seamless finish.

CUSTOM COLOR

The coated baffles are also available in any custom color with the same acoustically transparent coating in a smooth monolithic fine texture finish. Custom colors could be matched to any paint chip specified by the designer

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FABRIC BAFFLES

Two 1″ medium density fiberglass panels are bonded together with selected fabric. The fabric is bonded or stretch applied over the surface, edge turned and fixed together. The bottom of the baffle is seamless. The panel corners are tailor finished to give a clean look and appearance. An optional seamless edge is available to cover the sides of the baffle.

 

RECOMMENDED FABRIC:

To allow for optimal acoustics in our panels, we recommend the following fabric manufacturers:

  • Guilford of Maine

  • Carnegie

  • Maharam

  • Omnova

*If required, subject to approval, the designer’s selection could be used.


Specifications

FEATURES: 

Sky Acoustics Baffles reduce the background noise and quickly cause the sound energy to decay, thus enhancing the auditory environment in the space.

 

PANEL TYPES:

  • Coated Baffles

  • Fabric Baffles

    • Custom made to any size, shape, and curve. Maximum panel sizes are 6’x4′ and 8’x2′. Custom sizes are available.

 

PANEL COMPOSITION:

Coated Baffles – 1″ or 2″ Medium Density Fiberglass Core board + High Density Fiberglass Facer applied to the front and back surfaces + Acoustical Veil on front and back surfaces and veneered on all edges

Fabric Baffles – Two 1″ Medium Density Fiberglass Core board + Specified Fabric

 

THICKNESS:

Coated Baffles – 1-5/8″, 2″ or 2-1/8″ Fabric Baffles – 2″ Custom thickness available

FINISH:

Coated Baffles – Painted Pure White in a Smooth Monolithic Fine Texture surround. Custom colors are also available.

Fabric Baffles – Specified Fabric (Acoustical Fabric properties recommended)

 

EDGES:

Coated Baffles – Resin hardened edges and acoustical veil veneering detailing.

Fabric Baffles – Resin hardened edges. Top of the Baffle is metal edged and concealed by fabric for D-Ring installation.

 

MOUNTING:

Coated Baffles–D-Rings or Spiral Spring Anchor factory installed in resin spots.

Standard Fabric Baffles– D-Rings factory installed onto metal edge.

Seamless Edge Fabric Baffles – D-Rings or Spiral Spring Anchor factory installed in resin spots.

BAFFLES SUSPENSION:

  • Factory installed anchor springs are fastened to the top edge of the baffles and clipped to an adjustable hanger hook with aircraft cable (For Coated and Seamless baffles).

  • Factory installed D-Rings are fastened to the top edge of the baffle. An adjustable hanger hook with aircraft cable can be used or an S-Hook with chain (by others) (For all baffles).


PROJECT NAME:

  • Toronto General Hospital

LOCATION:

  • Toronto, ON

PRODUCT TYPE:

  • 2” Painted Baffles

MOUNTING SYSTEM:

  • Spring Anchors with Cable

ARCHITECT:

  • NORR

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PROJECT NAME:

  • University of Windsor

LOCATION:

  • Windsor, ON

PRODUCT TYPE:

  • 2" Standerd Fabric Baffles

MOUNTING SYSTEM:

  • D-Rings factory installed onto the metal edge

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 MOUNTING SYSTEMS

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DIRECT MOUNT

Panels are progressively installed using a mechanical Z-Clip method. Ceiling track is fastened directly to a firm secured substrate and the mounted panel clips engage onto the track. Not easily accessible to plenum and requires progressive removal of panels.

FEATURES:

  • Concealed mounting system.

  • Mechanical Z-clip method is mounted to secured and firm substrates.

  • Z-clips are pre-fastened to panels.

  • Panels slide into continuous ceiling tracks that are secured to firm substrates.

  • Custom shaped, curved, and built-up panels are easily incorporated to the Direct Progressive Mounting system.


DIRECT SUSPENDED MOUNT

Panels are progressively installed using a mechanical Z-Clip and fasten to a suspension system (by others). The system provides better acoustical absorption due to the plenum space. Plenum is not easily accessible and panels require progressive removal.

FEATURES:

  • Concealed mounting system.

  • Mechanical Z-clip method is mounted to secured suspension

    system (by others).

  • Z-clips are pre-fastened to panels.

  • Panels slide into continuous ceiling tracks that are fastened to suspension system (by others).

  • Custom shaped, curved, and built up panels are easily incorporated to the Direct Suspended Progressive Mounting System.

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SUSPENDED REVEAL

Panel system is used to create the effect of a floating ceiling. T-bars (by others) slide into panel clips that are already fastened on the back of the panels and it is then suspended with hanging wires. A minimum of 6" (150mm) above the panels and 4" (100mm) reveal between panels is recommended. A 1" (25mm) reveal between the panels is also possible. Plenum is not easily accessible, panels will need to be de-installed.

FEATURES:

  • Creates the effect of a floating ceiling.

  • Concealed mounting system.

  • T-bar panel clips are pre-fastened to panels.

  • Custom flat shaped and curved panels are easily

  • Incorporated to the Suspended Reveal system.


SUSPENDED ACCESSIBLE REVEAL

The Suspended Access Reveal System is used to create the effect of a floating panel ceiling. The channel holding clip must be installed by sliding and engaging it into the T-bar panel clips that are pre-fastened on the back of the panels. Frame or grid suspension system supplied by others to be installed for panel installation.

FEATURES:

  • Creates the effect of a floating ceiling.

  • T-bar panel clips are pre-fastened to panels.

  • Custom flat shaped and curved panels are easily

  • Incorporated to the Suspended Reveal system.

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