Prelude XL 15/16" Fire Guard Grid System

The 15/16" Prelude XL Fire Guard Grid System features main beams with a patented thermal expansion relief notch to help maintain structural integrity of the ceiling to meet code requirements. These main beams can be installed with our standard Prelude cross tees, wall molding, and appropriate ceiling panels for residential code applications. They may also be paired with Textured Fire Guard ceiling panels (915) and XL8300 series cross tees to achieve fire-resistant UL ratings.

Installation Methods
Suspended/Drop (accessibility)
Duty Ratings Intermediate Duty
Fire Guard
Yes
pdf Brochure - Fire Safety 114K
pdf Installation Instructions - Prelude 15/16" Suspended Ceiling System 396K
pdf Installation Instructions - Quick Drop Ceilings Grid Installation Overview 174K
pdf Warranty - 10 Year Limited for Ceiling Installation Systems 83K

Specialty Features

  • Thermal Expansion Joint Thermal Expansion Joint
  • Hot Dipped Galvanized Steel Hot Dipped Galvanized Steel
  • SuperLock main beam clip SuperLock main beam clip
  • Double Rotary Stitching Double Rotary Stitching

Residential Fire Safety

This grid component, with certain Armstrong ceilings, also complies with the I-Joist Floor Fire Safety Code, being adopted in more and more states.

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