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About SoftSpan® 48

SoftSpan® 48 is a versatile ceiling baffle system that brings the look of closely gridded coffered ceilings or timber trellises to spaces without the weight while enhancing acoustics and reducing the impact of noise. Add Soft Sound® coffer panels to create an enclosed look and further enhance the acoustics of your space. Fully compatible with SoundBar® acoustic baffle and lighting system.

The System

Key Features

  1. Reduce Noise & Enhance Acoustics

    SoftSpan®’s Soft Sound® material reduces the impact of noise from everyday annoyances like ringing, typing, and chatter resulting in a more pleasant and productive environment. SoftSpan®’s material works in concert with the design to help reduce and control reverberations leaving a lasting impression at scales ranging from assembly halls to conference rooms.

  2. Timber Trellis without the Weight

    SoftSpan® in Soft Sound® Wood Texture brings the aesthetics of a timber trellis into your space without the weight while also adding acoustic performance.

  3. Open Accessibility in Plan

    SoftSpan®’s open grid design makes integrating systems above or below the modules simple and feasible. Easily accessible open trellis beam structure makes accessing lighting, HVAC, rig points, plumbing, and life safety systems simple.

  4. Accessories

    Explore our range of accessory options. Enhance acoustic performance with Soft Sound® Coffer Panels, enclose modules with optional perimeter beam and corner modules to expand design possibilities, or use our new True NRC® rated SoftSpan® Panel Lighting to illuminate your space while further improving acoustic performance!

  5. Preconfigured Field Trimmable Solution

    SoftSpan® modules can be trimmed in the fi eld. By rearranging our adjustable hangers; we make it easy for you to specify standard modules that can be easily field-modified around anticipated and unforeseen site conditions during install.

  6. Compatible with SoundBar®

    SoftSpan® 48 offers connectivity with SoundBar® acoustic baffles, to create a multitude of unique layouts with visual continuity across as space, incorporating linear lighting as desired.

Product Details

  1. Specifications


    • 2440 x 2440 x 100

    Module Material

    • 12mm Soft Sound® (PET)

    End Cap Material

    • Powder Coated Aluminum

    Openness in Plan

    • 77% (Trellis Version)

    Fire Rating

    • ASTM E84 - Class A, UNE-EN 13501-1, B-s1,d0


    • True NRC™ 0.45: Trellis ; F-100 Method

    Attachment Method

    • 1/16" Stainless Cable and Hardware


    • Yes, quick release cables


    • Yes, per installation manual


    • Coffer Panels (Product Design Consultant Gensler), Perimeter Beams & Corners

  2. Product Diagrams
    • Trellis Module

    • Coffer Module

    • Trellis Module - Plan & Elevations

    • Coffer Module - Plan & Elevations

    • Attachment & Install

    • Edge & Attachment Details

    • Accessory Options - Coffer Panels

    • Accessory Options - Closure Beams

    • Closure Beams - Plan & Elevations

    • Accessory Options - Panel Lighting

    • Connectivity wit SoundBar®

    • Multiple Attachment Options

  3. Sustainability and Certification
    • 488-1464

      Each module is made from a minimum of 488 recycled water bottles, depends on size and configuration.

    • Cradle to Cradle®

      Bronze Status Pending

    • 100%

      Declare certified to be fully salvageable/reusable in its entirety, recyclable (100%)

    • Declare

      Red list free

Materials and Finishes

  1. Materials and Finishes

    CircuLUM™ Powder Coat Premium Metallic Finish

    • Chilled Champagne

      Chilled Champagne

    • Burnished Bronze

      Burnished Bronze

    CircuLUM™ Powder Coat Standard Finish

    • Brilliant White (Gloss) (RAL9010)

      Brilliant White (Gloss) (RAL9010)

    • NOWN White (Matte) (RAL9016)

      NOWN White (Matte) (RAL9016)

    • T-Grid White (Matte) (RAL9003)

      T-Grid White (Matte) (RAL9003)

    • Silver Metallic (Semi Gloss) (RAL9006)

      Silver Metallic (Semi Gloss) (RAL9006)

    • Jet Black (Matte) (RAL9005)

      Jet Black (Matte) (RAL9005)

    • Aviator Gray (Gloss) (RAL7035)

      Aviator Gray (Gloss) (RAL7035)

    • Aviator Gray (Matte) (RAL7035)

      Aviator Gray (Matte) (RAL7035)

    • Steel Gray (RAL7046)

      Steel Gray (RAL7046)

    • Shadow (RAL7024)

      Shadow (RAL7024)

    • Midnight (RAL7021)

      Midnight (RAL7021)

    • Coffee (RAL8014)

      Coffee (RAL8014)

    • Raw Umber (RAL8007)

      Raw Umber (RAL8007)

    • Caramel (RAL8001)

      Caramel (RAL8001)

    • Sandstone (RAL1019)

      Sandstone (RAL1019)

    • Oat (RAL1001)

      Oat (RAL1001)

    • Sunflower (RAL1003)

      Sunflower (RAL1003)

    • Torch (RAL2009)

      Torch (RAL2009)

    • Spirit Red (Matte) (RAL3001)

      Spirit Red (Matte) (RAL3001)

    • Azure (RAL5003)

      Azure (RAL5003)

    • Blue Steel (RAL5010)

      Blue Steel (RAL5010)

    • Forest Green (RAL6001)

      Forest Green (RAL6001)

    Soft Sound® Color Group A

    • White


    • Snow


    • Marble


    • Heather Gray

      Heather Gray

    • Graphite


    • Carbon


    • Onyx


    • Apple


    • Tangerine


    • Lemon


    • Taupe


    • Sand


    • Kiwi


    • Whisper


    • Sky Blue

      Sky Blue

    • Denim


    • Absinthe


    • Abyss


    • Azore


    • Mars


    • Macchiato


    Soft Sound® Wood Texture

    • Gray Ash

      Gray Ash

    • White Oak

      White Oak

    • Golden Oak

      Golden Oak

    • Oak


    • American Walnut

      American Walnut

    • Charred Oak

      Charred Oak

    • Charred Ash

      Charred Ash

    • Ebony


Projects with SoftSpan® 48

Bell Bank City Center
BMO Tower