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Stone wool, micro-textured tile designed for use in pressurized healthcare environments.

Features and benefits:

  • Class B sound absorption and Class A1 fire safety.
  • Attractive to the visible side, with a white, water repellent surface.
  • Enhanced durability and dirt resistance.
  • Easy to clean; can be cleaned with vacuum, damp cloth, and dry steam cleaning.
  • Hygienic; stone wool provides no sustenance to micro-organisms. This product adheres to microbiological class M1, fulfilling the requirements of Zone 4 (as defined by defined by NF S 90-351: 2013).
  • Includes sealed edges.
  • Can be fully recycled.
  • Resistant to diluted solutions of ammonia, chlorine, quaternary ammonium and hydrogen peroxide.
  • Does not contribute to the growth of MRSA, and has low particle emissions (ISO Class 3).
  • Manufactured in accordance with EN 13501-2, and compliant to HTM 60.

Application:

Suitable for use in specialized healthcare environments where differential air pressure is required to prevent infection from spreading, including:

  • Surgeries.
  • Recovery rooms.
  • Intensive care.
  • Operating theatres (client approval required).

Consult manufacturer for details on recommended installation systems.

Rockfon recommends the addition of closed cell neoprene foam tape on the grid system or the use of gasket grid to improve performance in areas where air pressure requirements are more stringent.

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Standard product features

Surface finish:

  • Visible side: Micro-textured, white painted, water repellent fleece.
  • Rear side: Airtight, high performance membrane.

Sound absorption:

To ISO 11654: 0.80 αw. Class B.

Reaction to fire:

To BS EN 13501-1, Class A1.

Fire performance:

Some sizes and edge details of Rockfon® MediCare™ Air can be used with various Chicago Metallic grids and Rockfon systems to create a 30 minutes fire protecting ceiling in accordance with BS 476 Part 21 and Part 23. They can also be used to create a 30 minutes fire protecting membrane ceiling (integrity only) in accordance with BS 476 Part 22 – consult manufacturer for details.

Humidity resistance and dimensional stability:

  • Dimensionally stable, even at humidity levels of up to 100% RH.
  • No visible deflection in high humidity.

Light reflection:

85%.

Demounting:

Rockfon tiles with A edges can be demounted.

Air pressure:

Due to its high performance membrane and sealed edges, combined with HDC2 clips (8 clips per 600 x 600 mm tile), it achieves an air leakage rate of less than 0.5m³/h/m²/Pa under a pressure range of 5 to 40 Pa.

Cleaning:

  • Vacuum: The surface can be vacuum cleaned with a soft brush attachment.
  • Damp cloth: The surface can be cleaned using a damp cloth or sponge with a slightly alkaline detergent (pH between 7 and 9) without alcohol, ammonia or chlorine (this may render the surface slightly shinier, so a thorough clean is recommended).

Emissions:

Awarded the Finnish M1 emission classification for building materials and the Danish Indoor Climate Label for low VOC emission products.

Compatible edges, grids and systems:

  • A24: Use with Chicago Metallic T24 2890 Click Grid to create Rockfon® System T24 A™ or Chicago Metallic T24 D2890 Click Grid to create Rockfon® System T24 A ECR™.

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Manufacturer

Name:

Rockfon

Tel:

+44 (0)208 2227457

Product reference

Rockfon® MediCare® Air

Module size

[600 x 600 mm]
[1200 x 600 mm]

Tile thickness

25 mm

Edges

A24

Manufacturer details

14th Floor,
Chiswick Tower,
389 Chiswick High Road,
London, W4 4AL
Tel +44 (0)208 2227457
Fax +44 (0)208 2227458
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