Knauf AMF Thermatex Aquatec


Suitable for a variety of applications and in regions with a naturally high humidity. For use in:

  • Healthcare facilities;
  • Sanitary facilities;
  • Kitchens and swimming;
  • Swimming pools (corrosion resistant grid system required).


Sound absorbing ceiling tile for 100% relative humidity (RH).

Suitable for rooms with permanently high humidity, such as swimming pools, sanitary facilities or large kitchens and a variety of applications in high humidity regions. Resists humidity up to 100% relative humidity (RH) and dimensionally stable when exposed to high humidity and temperatures from 0–40°C. Aquatec also has sound absorption providing an optimal solution for most hygiene applications. Washable and suitable for hygiene areas.

Features and benefits:

  • 100% RH (relative humidity).
  • Washable.
  • Clean Room Class 3 as per ISO 14644-1.
  • Highly absorbing, aw / NRC = 0.90 (EN ISO 11654).
  • White, plain fleece surface.
  • Sound attenuation of 28 dB.
  • Hygena coating optional.
  • Building material class A2-s1, d0 as per DIN EN 13501-1.
  • Sound absorption DIN EN ISO 354 αw 0.90 as per EN ISO 11654 NRC =0.90 according to ASTM C 423.
  • Sound attenuation Dn,f,w = 28 dB as per DIN EN 10848 (according to test certificate).
  • Clean room Class 3 as per ISO 14644-1.
  • Humidity up to 100% RH.
  • Light reflectance for white similar to RAL 9010 up to 88%.
  • Thermal conductivity: λ = 0.040 W/mK according to DIN 52612.
  • Colours: White similar to RAL 9010.
  • Air permeability PM1 (≤30 m³/hm²) as per DIN 18177.
  • Indoor air comfort: GOLD status.

System C - Exposed Grid:

  • Exposed grid system.
  • Edge details SK (square edge) and VT (recessed edge).
  • Quick and easy installation.
  • Easy to dissemble for maintenance work.
  • Fast access to the void for maintenance.

General information








600 x 600 mm


Material: 15-year warranty, System: 30-year warranty.

Uniclass 2015

Ss_30_25_22_90 Unit/ modular suspended ceiling systemsPrimary


K40/10 Unit/ modular suspended ceilings

K40/105 Suspended ceiling system

K40/115 Unit/ modular suspended ceiling system

K40/270 Boards

Specification data - Unit/ modular suspended ceiling systems Enhanced data

Ceiling support

Suspension wire and associated Knauf grid system.

Support fasteners

19 x 24 mm securely fastened to vertical surface at 450 mm maximum centres.

Ceiling units

19 mm mineral tile with SK edge with thickness (c. 5.2 kg/m²), 600 x 600 mm, infill units fully demountable.

Barriers in ceiling void


Fire barriers

A2-s1, d0 as per EN ISO 13501-1.

Acoustic barriers

EN ISO 354 αw=0.90 as per EN ISO 11654.

Plenum barriers

Sound absorption EN ISO 354. Sound attenuation Dn,f,w = 28 dB as per EN 10848 (according to test certificate).

Samples required

Please contact Knauf Ceiling Solutions.

System accessories

Not required.

AMF angle perimeter trims.

19 x 24 mm securely fastened to vertical surface at 450 mm maximum centres.

Hygena coating.

Suspension system.

Product Reference

Knauf AMF Thermatex Aquatec


C Exposed system.

Enhanced corrosion grid system.

(example use – swimming pools).

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials


Country of material origin




Recycled content



AMF Thermatex Ceiling Tile Range

AMF Thermatex Ceiling Tile Range

Third party certifications

  • Der Blaue Engel: Certified
  • RAL-GZ certified