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260 Intermediate Duty and 280 Heavy-Duty Snap-Grid™ tees are made from hot-dip galvanized steel with aluminum cap for added corrosion resistance in interior environments. Snap-Grid tees with 15/16” exposed face are designed for use with industry standard acoustical panels and diffusers. Systems are available for both Intermediate and Heavy Duty applications. Snap-Grid is flame spread Class A and 260 (Intermediate Duty) and 280 (Heavy Duty) are both Fire-Front fire rated systems with multiple listings with Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (ULI). Snap-Grid hook tees install quickly and are easily demountable.


  • ​The industry standard of compatibility: acoustical tile, light fixtures and air diffusers.
  • Hook-type cross tees. • Aluminum capping.
  • Chicago Metallic suspension systems meet a Class-A flame spread rating in accordance with ASTM standard E1264-08. 


For more information, please consult the product catalog to the left!

Product Catalog

Chicago Metallic - 260 - 280 Aluminum Cap