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StonePly and Resilient Facades

Specifying StonePly stone on aluminum honeycomb cladding for more resilient buildings. StonePly is a high performance facade and cladding panel, made up of natural stone facing and aluminum honeycomb backing. The panels resist natural disasters and high impacts, while also providing the ability to flex under heavy loads. Tornadoes: The Challenge: In an average year, […]

Designing a Blast Resistant Stone Cladding

A Brief Guide to Debris Mitigation and Impact Absorption of Stone Building Envelopes and Facades The Challenge of Designing a Blast Resistant Stone Facade It’s an unfortunate fact of life today that buildings are at risk due to terrorism. In a fraction of a second, explosives in a parked car can destroy the face of […]


StonePly specializes in beautiful stone facades. Great stone facades that dress some of the finest buildings in the world. Clean, classic, beautiful, strong and easy to design and install. Expert stone consultant Ashley McDermott shares a few secrets to getting a great looking stone façade for your project.   THE STONE SELECTION “Designers have a […]


Choosing the right stone is about appearance, durability, finish and maintenance. Here are the five points to get right when designing, specifying or buying stone cladding. THE COLOR Stones run the gamut from light to dark and all colors in between. Keep in mind that dark stones can get very hot to the touch in […]

Guide to StonePly Lightweight Travertine Panels for Stone Cladding and Wall Panels

A Guide for Selection, Design, and Installation of Reinforced Travertine for Cladding, Curtain Wall, Elevators and Wall Panels Travertines are one of the more popular stones for cladding applications. The pitted and layered appearance has been attractive to designers and architects since ancient times. Travertines have a stratified appearance as they are formed by the overlapping of […]

StonePly Stone Panels: Testing for Aircraft Interiors

Testing StonePly: Lightweight natural stone for private jets and commercial aircraft interiors About Stone Ply for Airplane Interiors At first glance, stone on an airplane sounds like an extravagant idea. But consider this; StonePly weighs about the same as plywood, it’s non-combustible and beautiful. So thanks to the strength and lightweight properties of StonePly, airplane […]

StonePly Stone Panel System: Technical Characteristics

Selecting Stone for Cladding Panels: Technical Characteristics Behind the incredible stone product created by StonePly are a significant number of technical characteristics that make up this versatile, durable, strong and beautiful material. Built to be lightweight while displaying characteristically beautiful natural stone, this fabricated stone wall panel system is made of a thin natural stone […]

Natural Stone for Building Cladding: Classification and Terminology

Natural Stone for Building Cladding: Classification and Terminology To better understand how natural stone can be used for building cladding it is important to understand how we classify it and the terminology associated with StonePly. Classification System Our classification system is based on three types of StonePly natural stone panels that we have available for […]