PANELITE BONDED SERIES™: SELF-STRUCTURAL, TRANSLUCENT HONEYCOMB PANELS

Panelite Bonded Series™ panels are light-transmitting, light-weight and easy to install.

Less Weight, High Strength

Prague University, Prague, Czech Republic | Architect: VYŠEHRAD Atelier | Bonded Series Starlight-type panel B-ECGOS-21 Honeycomb Core: Expanded Clear polymer Facings: Olive Green Satin

Prague University, Prague, Czech Republic | Architect: VYŠEHRAD Atelier

Bonded Series™ panels apply honeycomb technology to produce lightweight, self-structural composite panels that are 80% air. A single Bonded Series panel weighs approximately 42 pounds and does not flex. It can be carried by a single installer.
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Directional Transparency, Privacy

Studio MCArchitects, Bologna, Italy | Architect: Mario Cuccinella | Photo: Antonio Lombardini

Studio MCArchitects, Bologna, Italy | Architect: Mario Cuccinella | Photo: Antonio Lombardini

Lines of sight are directed through the cellular structure of honeycomb panels. The degree of transparency varies with the viewing angle and distance to the panel. Panels can be specified to achieve different degrees of visibility and privacy.
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Daylighting and Back-lighting

Westfield, Los Angeles | Architect: Boods Bagot | Bonded Series B-AH-VT

Westfield Offices, LA | Architect: Woods Bagot | Bonded Series B-AH-VT | ClearConnect

Our unique bonding technology applies adhesive only at the honeycomb cell wall, leaving the cell openings completely transparent. This high degree of transparency provides ample light transmission and views. Satin-faced Bonded Series™ panels are perfect for diffuse backlighting.
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ClearConnect™ System

Bencore Offices | Architect: Bencore Design Team | Photography: Antonio Lombardini

Bencore Offices, Italy | Architect: Bencore Design Team | Photography: Antonio Lombardini

ClearConnect™ is a series of nearly invisible installation details for Bonded Series™ panels enabling long spans of walls that appear seamless. Seamless pre-mitered corners are also available. The simplicity of details provide extraordinary time and labor savings on site.
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Installation Systems

BF-ITL3B TCCT ClearConnect detail for Panelite translucent honeycomb panels elevation angled

B-TCCT panel (Tubular Clear honeycomb core, Clear Transparent facings) | BF-ITL3B Interlocking Joint

Bonded Series™ installation systems:

  • ClearConnect™ system for minimal elegant joints, edges and corners
  • SNAP system for backlit walls and ceilings that are easy to install and removable
  • Off the shelf recommendations for contractors to implement on-site

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Product Options

BF-EFL AHLCT ClearConnect detail for Panelite translucent honeycomb panels axon 600

BF-EFL detail on B-AHLCT panel (Aluminum Large Hex honeycomb, Clear Transparent facings)

A broad range of options to address design, performance and sustainability goals:

  • Honeycomb Core Types (6+ to choose from)
  • Facing options (Transparent, Satin, Colors, Mirror, Recycled)

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6 Things You Can’t Do With Glass

TARGET USC VILLAGE, LOS ANGELES CA - CONSTRUCTION PHASE | INSTALLER: CURTOM BUILDING & DEVELOPMENT

Target USC Village, Los Angeles | Installer: Curtom Building & Development

1) Self-structural prefabricated mitered corners; 2) Curves on a budget; 3) Quick build frameless installations without silicone joints; 4) Cut to accommodate systems – HVAC, Sprinklers, etc. 5) Fabricate it onsite; 6) Carry it solo, saving time and labor onsite.
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Onsite Fabrication Simplifies Projects

Trimming panels onsite using simple woodworking tools

Trimming panels onsite using simple woodworking tools | Westfield Offices, LA | Architect: Woods Bagot

Bonded Series™ panels are easy to fabricate using standard woodworking tools. Panels can be ordered oversized and trimmed onsite, eliminating the need for field dimensions and the risk inherent in tight tolerances.
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Video Clips: Onsite Installation

Videos clips with different steps of installation of Bonded Series panels for conference room at Westfield Offices in LA

Video clips showing installation of conference room panels at Westfield Offices in LA

Backlit Applications

Lifetime TV Networks, NY | Architect: HOK |  Bonded Series panels with finished edges and satin back facing

Lifetime TV Networks, NY | Architect: HOK |  Bonded Series panels with finished edges and satin back facing

Bonded Series™ panels are ideally suited to backlit walls and ceilings in a range of applications including office, institutional, commercial, retail, trade show and hospitality spaces. Without any intermediate framing required, backlit applications allow an uninterrupted expanse of light and color.

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Panels can be Curved to Specification

Brooklyn Library | Architects: Leven Betts | Photography: Gregg Richards | Custom curved honeycomb panels

Panels can be thermoformed to custom radii, mocked up at full scale if required, and delivered to the site pre-curved and pre-cut with optional interlocking ClearConnect™ joints. Curved Panelite panels are air-cured as opposed to an energy-intensive kiln cure.
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Projects Gallery

Nuno Nuno Nursery | Architect: Girod + Anton Arquitectos | Photography: Mariela Apollonio

Nuno Nono Nursery | Architect: Girod + Anton Arquitectos | Photography: Mariela Apollonio

Bonded Series™ projects gallery:

  • Translucent partitions
  • Backlit applications
  • Curved panels
  • Sliding doors
  • Ceilings
  • Exhibits and fixtures

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BONDED SERIES™ Translucent, Honeycomb Panels