Honeycomb panels - A sweet solution for your conservation and preservation needs

Paper honeycomb panels, characterised by their lightweight yet rigid nature and impressive compression strength, are invaluable assets in the fields of archival and art conservation. Crafted from acid-free and lignin-free paper that boasts a 3% calcium carbonate alkaline reserve and a pH level of 8, these panels are fortified with a neutral adhesive for optimal preservation. Their versatility shines through as they can be effortlessly cut using a knife or a saw with a fine-toothed blade.

These panels find their greatest utility as backing boards, offering unwavering support to a wide array of artistic creations. Beyond their use for textiles, paintings, and wallpapers, they are vital components in various applications within the realm of art and archival conservation.

Framing and Matting: These honeycomb panels make excellent choices for the backing of framed artworks and matting, ensuring structural integrity while maintaining the integrity of the artwork.

Photographic Preservation: Due to their impeccable preservation qualities, these panels are ideal for protecting and supporting photographs, whether they are valuable vintage prints or contemporary works.

Textile Preservation: In textile conservation, these panels provide a sturdy foundation for the display and storage of textiles, safeguarding them against damage and deterioration.

Document and Manuscript Conservation: For archiving valuable documents and manuscripts, these panels help maintain their structural integrity, safeguarding against the effects of time.

Wall Art Support: Whether it's wall-sized murals, tapestries, or unique wallpapers, these panels provide the necessary structural support while ensuring longevity.

Exhibition Displays: Art exhibitions often require secure and reliable backings for displayed pieces. These panels offer an unobtrusive yet robust solution for showcasing art.

Artifact Storage: In museums and cultural institutions, where artifacts need to be archived and protected, these panels serve as ideal backings for display and storage.

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Conservation and Restoration: Art and archival conservators use these panels during the restoration process to stabilise and preserve delicate or deteriorating pieces.

Frame Construction: These panels can also be used in the construction of frames, providing strength and support to framed artwork.

In all these applications, the absence of optical brightening agents and adherence to stringent preservation standards, such as passing the Photographic Activity Test (PAT) in accordance with ISO 18916, underscore the commitment to ensuring that the integrity and longevity of artworks and historical documents remain uncompromised.




1250mm x 1400mm

13mm thickness


Base paper

  • 100% bleached cellulose
  • without the usage of recycling fibres
  • free of wooden fibres
  • Kappa level 1 – 2 = lignin-free
  • pH 7.5 - 10.0 = acid-free (in accordance with ISO 6588-1:2020)
  • alkaline buffer > 2% natural calcium carbonate (GCC)
  • sizing: neutral/synthetic (without alum additive)
  • without optical brightening agents
  • Photographic Activity Test (PAT) passed in accordance with ISO 18916:2007

Glue used for lamination

  • dispersion glue free of solvents and plasticisers (softening agents)