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Sonawood perforated ceiling or wall panel

Sonawood is a perforated wood ceiling or wall panel with an integrated acoustic backing and pre-finished in a selection of decorative surfaces. Sonawood™ perforations are suitable for use in many internal ventilation applications.

Key Features
  • Choice of plywood or MDF substrates
  • Selection of perforation patterns
  • Pre-finished timber grained and decorative surfaces.
  • Stain, paint and varnish options can co-ordinate with other timber building features
  • Higher impact resistance obtained with Plywood panels
  • Edge profiling and face detailing available.
  • Integrated acoustic backing 
NZ Made
NZ Made
NZ-Owned Business
NZ-Owned Business
Scope of Use

Sonawood™ is ideal for gymnasiums, sports centres, schools, spas and office buildings


Limitations on Use
  • Not for exterior use
  • Installation shall not commence until the building is watertight and dry
  • Backloading max. 1.5 kg/m², point loads shall be independently supported

Sonawood wall panels should be installed with a full perimeter support and plywood ceiling panels must have the face grain running at right to framing members. If panels are to be face fixed, timber framing members are recommended to enable more discrete fixings to be used. To minimise the risk of buckling, it is recommended that the panels be allowed to acclimatise in the area in which they are being installed. Allowance should be made between panels to accommodate swelling and building movement. 

Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Early Fire Reaction - Group:  3, 2-S, 1-S performance subject to substrate and open area selected.  NZBC verification method C/VM2, Appendix A.
  • Clause B2 — durability, 5 years
In-Service History
  • Hobsonville Point Secondary School Gym
  • Les Mill Gym, Britomart, Auckland
  • Auckland High Courts
  • AUT WQ walls, Auckland
  • HSBC
  • Anzac student accommodation
  • Douglas Phamaceutical
Other Performance Attributes
  • Abuse resistance
B2 Durability compliant
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
Interior Fire Rating 1S
Interior Fire Rating 2S
Interior Fire Rating 3
Asona Sonawood Perforated Acoustic Wood Panels


Asona Ltd are a manufacturer, distributor and installer of acoustic and decorative ceiling and wall panels.

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