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A tough concealed reinforcing mesh applied between the stone wool and the finished surface acts as a resilient impact resistant membrane – this combined with the strong latex covered edges ensures that Scholar is a tough and durable, fire safe, acoustic ceiling tile.

The use of Rockfon Scholar can enhance the performance and durability of areas in schools and can contribute towards compliance with Approved Document E and Building Bulletin 93, 'Acoustics for Schools. Scholars’. High sound absorption ensures appropriate reverberation times.

Scholar ceilings make a significant contribution to acoustic comfort in education sector spaces and the creation of ‘all inclusive’, flexible use, future proof buildings.

Standard product features

Surface finish:

  • Visible side: Micro-textured white reinforced fleece with durable painted edges.
  • Rear side: Back fleece.

Sound absorption:

To ISO 11654: 0.90 αw. Class A.

Reaction to fire:

To BS EN 13501-1, Class A1.

Fire performance:

Some sizes and edge details of Rockfon® Scholar™ can be used with various Chicago Metallic grids and Rockfon systems to create a 60 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.
  • As the humidity inside a building has no influence on Rockfon ceiling tiles, the ceiling can be installed at all temperatures ranging from 0-40ºC. No acclimatisation is necessary.
  • Retains superior properties even in infrequently heated and unheated rooms.
  • Precautions should be taken to avoid condensation risks.
  • In accordance with BS EN 13964, predominantly classified as class 1/C/0N. Certain module sizes are class 2/C/0N.

Light reflection:


Thermal conductivity:

In accordance with EN 12667: Minimum thickness 30 mm, measured λD = 37 W/mK.


Rockfon tiles with A-edge can be demounted.


  • Easily cleaned with a damp cloth.
  • Can be vacuum cleaned with a soft brush attachment.
  • Stone wool is an inorganic material which is not attacked by rot, fungi or bacteria. This makes for a cleaner and healthier indoor environment


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™.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-80-40/330 Mineral fibre infill units

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Product specification

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Product reference


Module size

[600 x 600 mm]
[1200 x 600 mm]
[1800 x 600 mm]
[2100 x 600 mm]
20 mm thickness only.
[2400 x 600 mm]

Tile thickness

[20 mm]
[40 mm]



Acoustic fireboxes

[Not required]
[700 x 700 x 200 mm]
[1300 x 700 x 200 mm]

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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