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Knauf AMF Ceilings Ltd


Knauf AMF is a manufacturer of high performance suspended ceiling systems, wall panels, rafts, baffles and associated bespoke products for the global specification market with over 50 years of history. Owned by Knauf, AMF has its head office in Germany with manufacturing plants in Germany, Austria and U.K. and is represented in a further 80 countries worldwide. We have specification and contractor representatives covering the whole of the UK, with our ceiling systems being supplied through a national network of distributors.

CPD Material (3)

Suspended Ceilings: Inspiration, Performance and Design
This CPD Seminar provides inspiration and highlights key design & performance considerations of Suspended Ceiling Systems by giving insight into the manufacturing process, and expanding general knowledge of requirements and solutions. This includes information on practical design, acoustic control, fire protection, health and hygiene, humidity resistance, impact resistance and other technical aspects of Suspended Ceiling installations.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Suspended Ceilings: Building Acoustics and Applications
This flexible CPD seminar is divided into two parts, the first part covers general acoustic theory including sound absorption, attenuation and reverberation times. The second part covers the specific issues involved in the acoustics of various environments including the relevant legislation and standards; this allows us to spend more time on the areas that are of interest to your practice and to skip the irrelevant areas. The optional areas covered are:
- Offices
- Healthcare
- Education
- Retail
- Industrial
- Residential
The entire seminar is usually held over a lunchtime and should take 60 minutes including questions.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Knauf AMF Ceilings Factory Tour
A visit to and tour of the factory in Germany to see methods and production of ceiling tiles.

By the end of the tour, participants will be able to:
- Create better acoustic environments within their designs, utilising the acoustic knowledge gained.
- Have a better understanding of how to provide fire protection using a suspended ceiling and the current UK fire legislation.
- Specify specific projects with knowledge of the latest developments and possibilities and understand the limitations involved.
- Understand the environmental issues concerned with suspended ceilings.
- Realise the possibilities with aesthetics and have the inspiration to create new ideas.

This tour is generally by invitation only, although applications from interested architects will be considered.
Material type: Factory Visit


Knauf AMF Ceilings Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas