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Tectum Tonico and Soft Look Tonico combine a unique textured 3-D look with superior abuse resistance and acoustical absorption. These high-impact wood fiber panels combine several functions that truly set them apart for use in commercial, institutional, recreational and industrial buildings. The panels are available in a wide range of sizes. They can be cut easily and shaped with standard woodworking tools, and installed in standard grid systems.

Tectum decorative and acoustical panels can take repeated abuse and still retain their appearance. Tectum Tonico and Soft Look Tonico have remained the product of choice for over 60 years for any area where noise is a problem and the ceilings are subject to abuse. All Tectum Lay-In Ceiling Panels require a standard 15/16" intermediate-duty grid with 1½"-high web.
Tonico INterior Ceiling Panels - TECTUM

NRC/Mountings - Noise Reduction

Installation Instructions

  • I-14 Tectum Tonico Ceiling Panel Installation Instructions (Coming Soon)


ASTM E-84 - Flame Spread/Smoke Developed

Tectum In terior Ceiling Panels - 0 Flame Spread, 0 Smoke Developed


Tectum Tonico is available in 23¾" and 47¾" widths and lengths of 2' to 4'. Soft-Look Tonico is available in a width of 23¾" and lengths of 2' to 4'. Tectum Tonico and Soft-Look Tonico Panels are available in natural, painted white or custom colors, and can easily be field painted up to six times without losing their acoustical efficiency.


  • 1" - 1.65 lbs./square foot

  • 1½" - 2.55 lbs./square foot

  • 2" - 3.50 lbs./square foot


  • 1.75 per inch of thicknes
Light Reflectance


Tectum ceiling and wall panel measurements are plus or minus
1/8 - 1/4". Thicknesses are nominal. Panels that are to be butted must be beveled and will require field fitting or molding can be used to cover edges.


Tectum Acoustical Panels can be used over swimming pools and in open construction such as breezeways and open garages. They should not be installed where they will come in direct contact with water or condensation. Reveal edge panels (Tonico) should not be used for this purpose.

1" panels should not be used where the relative humidity will exceed 85%. Panels 1½" or thicker are not restricted by humidity conditions.

In all cases, the plenum must provide cross-ventilation to prevent condensation.

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