acoustical tile

acoustical tile

[ə′küs·tə·kəl ′tīl]
(materials)
A sound-absorptive material, usually having unit dimensions of 24 × 24 inches (approximately 61 × 61 centimeters) or less, used to cover an acoustical ceiling.

acoustical tile

An acoustical material in board form, often having unit dimensions of 24 in. by 24 in. (approx. 61 cm by 61 cm) or less. Usually used on ceilings but also may be applied to side-walls.
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the work also includes some concrete sidewalk, new storefront, repair of existing exterior finishes, roof work and patching, new paint, new acoustical tile ceilings, new vinyl flooring, new carpeting and casework, new doors, low voltage, hvac, plumbing, and toilet partitions.
They are found in carpet backing, acoustical tile ceilings, resilient flooring, waterproofing and wall coverings.
Other finishes will include carpet tile flooring, acoustical tile ceilings by Armstrong, and parabolic indirect fluorescent lighting fixtures.
Patients are often confronted with little more than a direct view into a 2 ft by 4 ft fluorescent luminaire centered in a lay-in acoustical tile ceiling over the bed.
Other cost-saving features of the energy efficient building include face brick exterior walls, Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) interior walls, interior painted CMU and gypsum board on metal studs, acoustical tile ceilings and vinyl tile floors, aluminum windows with insulated glass, hollow metal door frames and wood doors.
Company sells acoustical tiles and related materials for the installation of acoustical tile ceilings.
Available in print or CD-ROM, this reference provides 126 ASTM standards used in appearance analysis for a variety of materials and products, such as acoustical tile, petroleum products, paints and coatings, paper, plastics, textiles, traffic marking materials, and pavement surfaces.
These include replacing existing ceiling tiles with NRC-rated acoustical tiles, or, if the ceiling is very high, adding a new suspended acoustical tile ceiling.
Professional cleaners will scour the legislative chamber's ceiling and walls, every inch of every 23-karat gold-leaf decoration, acoustical tile, limestone block, walnut beam and all trim.
The angled grid of the acoustical tile ceiling is interrupted only by fluorescent lights and a line of surveillance cameras in smoked plastic domes.
The result was ugly, said many parishioners: garish acoustical tile on the ceiling, acres of drab carpeting over the original terrazzo marble floors, a plethora of added gingerbread decorations on walls and pillars, and a makeshift dome that left the interior dark.