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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.


Key Features

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

Baffle Materials & Colors

Soft Sound® Elementals

Acoustic PET

Soft Sound® Wood Textures

Acoustic PET

Soft Sound® Essentials

Acoustic PET

End Cap Materials & Colors

Powder Coated Aluminum


Powder Coated Aluminum - Premium Metallic Finish

Seamlessly Compatible Products

SoftSpan®/SoundBar® Interconnectivity

SoftSpan® 24, 48, and 48A are now compatible with Arktura's own SoundBar® system. Follow the link to learn more.

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Product Details

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 with SoundBar®

Multiple Attachment Options

System Specs

Dimensions (WxLxD)
8' x 8' x 10" Imperial | 244cm x 244cm x 25cm Metric
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


  • SoftSpan® – 48 – Product Brochure PDF – Imperial
    4.17 MB
  • Soft Sound® and Powder Coat Color Pairing Chart
    460.04 KB
  • SoftSpan® – 48 – 3D DWG – Imperial
    3D Model
    283.32 KB
  • SoftSpan® – 48 – 3D SKP – Imperial
    3D Model
    819.72 KB
  • SoftSpan® – 48 – 3D RFA – Imperial
    3D Model
    45.91 MB

    SoftSpan® is available in a variety designs and sizes. This stage is a good opportunity to choose between an open trellis or closed coffer look.


    Modules are available in a variety of colors and wood finishes. See our Soft Sound® color brochure for more information


    SoftSpan® is scalable by design. Select the quantity of modules needed for your project.


    SoftSpan® offers closure beams to give your layout a refined Soft Sound® edge.


    SoftSpan® 24, 48, and 48A offer interconnectivity with SoundBar®, to unlock new possibilities for design and performance. See compatibility matrix in brochure for a breakdown of compatible modules.

Have questions? Reach out to a Rep to get your project started.

Discounts available based on project quantity. Contact your local sales representative for pricing.
Additional options available.
Patent Pending.
Product Design Consultant Gensler