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Advantages of Aluminum as a Backing Material For Stone Panels

While some stone panel manufacturers use fiberglass skinned honeycomb for the back panel of their product, StonePly uses a solid sheet of aluminum honeycomb for its lightweight natural stone panels. What is the difference and why does it matter? Natural stone panel installation is relatively straightforward with StonePly since you can attach a screw anywhere on […]

Testing Exterior Stone Cladding: Checking Stone Panels for Thermal Hysteresis (Bowing)

Certain solid marble slabs will permanently warp in response to uneven heating and cooling and a moisture variation in the stone. Using StonePly for your cladding project eliminates this problem. Various StonePly granite, marble, and travertine panels have been tested using the European procedure for testing for stone slab bowing. In the test, the slab […]

Marble on Glass: Translucent Natural Stone Panels

StonePly’s lightweight natural stone panels that are made using granite and other opaque stones are often bonded to an ultra-strong and durable aluminum honeycomb matrix. When natural stone panels are made using translucent stones such as marble, however, the best way to showcase them is to let light shine through. In these situations, StonePly’s translucent […]

Illuminated, Backlit Honey Onyx in StonePly

Interior designers, business owners, and other individuals who seek out high-end stone with a distinctive appearance are likely familiar with honey onyx. It has the dramatic banding and lines found in all varieties of onyx, as well as a deep yellow hue that can envelop an entire room in a warm glow when illuminated. With […]

Stone Failure With Clips and Dowels: Why StonePly is a Better Solution

Stone failure can quickly transform gorgeous granite or limestone cladding into an eyesore. Breakage, fractures, and cracks can often be attributed to installation methods that place excessive stress on certain sections of the cladding system rather than to poor quality or inherently weak stone. With the right installation methods, the risk of stone failure can […]

Granite Veneer Panels by StonePly

StonePly offers a range of granite veneer panels Virtually any granite from anywhere in the world is available from StonePly. By bonding natural granite to an aluminum honeycomb core, StonePly provides a thin, lightweight and super strong veneer panel. Uses include cladding panels exterior curtain wall panels interior stone wall panels stone facade cladding elevator […]

Natural Sandstone Veneer Cladding

Thin sandstone veneer cladding from StonePly. Sandstone faced StonePly veneer cladding is composed of an aluminum honeycomb base with a sandstone veneer permanently bonded to the face.  Sandstone is a sedimentary stone, made up primarily of sand sized grains of minerals. The most common minerals in sandstone are quartz and feldspar.  Sandstone veneer cladding panels […]

StonePly Translucent Stone Panels

StonePly presents unlimited stone choices from almost anywhere in the world.  Architects and designers can choose from granite, marble, limestone, travertine, alabaster, onyx, sandstone, and slate.  One unique option that StonePly offers is StonePly translucent stone panels.  StonePly translucent has three components: glass, stone, and epoxy.  The glass can be either tempered or laminated.  The […]

StonePly Stone Panels Composition and Process

StonePly Stone Panel Composition Aluminum Honeycomb Backing Aircraft approved aluminum honeycomb with aluminum skins has a lightweight aluminum core and is moisture and corrosion resistant.  This backing is not only lightweight, it also has high strength.  Aluminum honeycomb is also flame resistant and noncombustible. Aviation Epoxy The epoxy adhesive has been tested to hold over […]