StoneLite® Installation Instructions
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StoneLite® panels can be attached in several different ways depending on the application and back up framing. Below are links to instructions for our most commonly used attachment systems. To determine the best and most economical attachment system for your specific application, please contact us at (800) 328-6275.
Interlocking Channel System
Our Interlocking Channel System is our most commonly used attachment system. It is extremely versatile, working well with a variety of back up systems on both exterior and interior applications. This very simple attachment system offers extremely fast construction speed greatly reducing field labor. For a full explanation of this system with additional photos DOWNLOAD PDF.
Joint Interlocking Channel System
Our Joint Interlocking Channel System is a variation of our interlocking channel system developed to assist with joint alignment and to eliminate the need for much of the field channel normally required by incorporating it into the panel below. For detailed instructions on installing with this system DOWNLOAD PDF.
On many interior applications, the most economical way to attach StoneLite® Panels is to simply adhere them directly to the drywall, steel stud framing, or existing backup. Installation is very quick and simple, greatly reducing on-site labor costs. For instructions on using adhesive to install our panels DOWNLOAD PDF.
Edge Plate Attachment
Our Edge Plate attachment system is one of our simplest systems. Each panel is shipped with factory attached edge plates around the panel edges. Attachment is made by screwing through the joints through the slotted hole in the anchor plate and into the framing behind. This system requires that framing be located behind each panel joint and the minimum joint size is 3/8″ (10 mm) as all attachments are made through the joints. For detailed instructions on installing with this system DOWNLOAD PDF.
Our Zee section attachment system is an optional interior attachment system. Each panel is shipped with factory attached zee sections. Mating sections are then screwed to the wall and the panels drop into place. This very simple attachment system offers extremely fast construction speed greatly reducing field labor. For detailed instructions on installing with this system DOWNLOAD PDF.