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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Ceilings are exposed, opening to girders and the roof deck, rather than covered in acoustical tile.
Diamond-shaped panels made of acoustical tile fabric and integrating Color Kinetics solid state lighting technology predict the future of acoustical privacy.
Sound control is also important, and the use of carpeting, acoustical tile, and other noise-control features should be effectively utilized.
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.
There are companies now that specialize in acoustical tile, power washing and specialized floor treatments" for commercial buildings, and others doing similar things for the home market.
The noise levels of these and other rooms can be lessened by covering surfaces such as walls, ceilings, floors, furniture and windows with noise absorbing materials such as draperies, textured wallpaper or plaster, upholstery, carpeting and/or acoustical tile (Stassen, 1973).
The angled grid of the acoustical tile ceiling is interrupted only by fluorescent lights and a line of surveillance cameras in smoked plastic domes.
Work will consist of building walls and lowering the office ceiling to 10 with acoustical tile including lighting.
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.