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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 […]

Problems with Failed Stone Cladding and Deterioration of Marble Facades

Problems with marble cladding can include bowing, expansion, loss of strength, cracking and even detachment from the building. Here we will address the cause and solution to hysteresis and marble facade failure. If you are involved with a stone cladding or facade project that needs restoration or you are an architect, engineer, owner or contractor […]

Fire Performance of StonePly Stone Cladding Panels to European Standards

Lightweight Real Stone Panels Meets and Exceed the Standards for Cladding StonePly is a thin, lightweight natural stone cladding made up of granite, marble or limestone bonded to an aluminum panel with a honeycomb core. StonePly is stronger, lighter and easier to attach to the building than slab stone. In addition, StonePly performs very well […]

StonePly® – The Facts

Why we say failure is NOT an option! Introduction StonePly is committed to producing the finest quality. As the World leader in natural stone/honeycomb composite panels, StonePly observes rigorous quality control procedures and testing. Owners and specifiers receive the peace of mind that comes from knowing StonePly has been subjected to testing well beyond the code […]


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 […]