The Biobloc Family

Suspended ceiling tiles in the Biobloc Family are designed specifically for healthcare environments. With a special coating that actively inhibits the growth of micro-organisms, they are suitable for use in clean rooms with ISO 5 classification and can be cleaned by wiping with a damp sponge and a spray disinfectant, as well as by fogging, to complement existing infection control protocols.

Biobloc Acoustic
Previously known as Bioguard Acoustic

Biobloc Acoustic

Biobloc Acoustic is designed for use in healthcare environments. These suspended ceiling tiles can be installed where there is an average to severe risk of infection. Made in the UK.

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Biobloc Plain
Previously known as Bioguard Plain

Biobloc Plain

Biobloc Plain suspended ceiling tiles are designed for application in healthcare settings, particularly in areas where the risk of infection ranges from average to severe.

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The Biobloc Family

Effective against micro-organisms

Biobloc Acoustic and Biobloc Plain complies with the NF S 90-351 (2013) microbiological classification M1 and the most onerous risk Zone 4. The ≤1 colony forming unit per m3 air M1 results were achieved in tests with:

  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  • Escherichia coli (E-coli)
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Acinetobacter baumannii
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Candida albicans
  • <1 was achieved for Aspergillus brasiliensis (Fungus) tests

Case studies

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital were looking for a ceiling solution that provided excellent cleanability, resistance to disinfectants and balanced acoustics.

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New Dumbarton Care Home

New Dumbarton Care Home

A duo of Zentia mineral ceiling tiles were used in a building forming part of West Dumbartonshire Council’s biggest-ever capital investment programme.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Hospitals often utilise acoustical ceiling tiles for their sound-absorbing qualities, which help to create a peaceful environment. These tiles are effective at controlling noise levels in healthcare settings, which can be particularly helpful in providing comfort for patients and facilitating clear communication among healthcare professionals. They provide easy access to utilities, making maintenance more efficient and ensuring an adaptable solution for the ever-changing needs of healthcare facilities.

Biobloc acoustic ceiling tiles are available in different sizes. The most common sizes are approximately 600 mm (L) * 600 mm (W) * 17mm (T) and 1200 mm (L) * 600 mm (W) * 17mm (T).

Biobloc ceiling tiles contain recycled content and are fully recyclable, which helps in promoting environmental sustainability.

It is specifically designed for use in healthcare settings. While Aruba provides very similar acoustic performance to Biobloc Acoustic, it doesn’t have the same antimicrobial performance.

Zentia’s Biobloc Plain and Biobloc Acoustic suspended ceiling tiles have a coating that actively inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Biobloc Plain ceiling tiles can be specified in hospital wards and other treatment areas, however for the benefit of patient wellbeing we recommend choosing Bioguard Acoustic instead, which provides a higher level of sound absorption and creates a quieter and more soothing atmosphere.

Biobloc Plain is particularly suited to consultation and meeting rooms where no patient treatment or recovery takes place.

Yes. Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tiles can also be found in commercial kitchens and clean room facilities like laboratories, computer rooms and data centres.

Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tiles come with a 15 year product warranty and a 30 year system warranty when purchased with a Zentia suspended ceiling grid system.

Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tiles are manufactured in the UK and are always available with very short lead times. To replace a Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tile, just order from your nearest Zentia stockist. The tiles themselves come with a simple board edge, so they can easily be lifted and installed into the ceiling grid.

Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tiles have been tested in accordance with the standard NF S 90-351 (2013). You can download a copy of the certificate in the related documents section of this page or from our downloads library.

No. Biobloc Acoustic ceiling tiles have an additional coating that actively inhibits the growth of micro-organisms. They are designed to complement and support existing infection control procedures.

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