Q: What is Deconel?
Deconel, conceived by Kalogridis, is a patented, fire retardant, lightweight, sound absorbing, and three dimensional decorative panel.
Q: Where can Deconel be used?
Deconel panels can be applied to surfaces such as window panels, valance panels, headliners, and bulkheads. For more information click here
Q: Is Deconel easy to install?
Installing Deconel is a one-step process. Deconel panels are applied directly to preexisting hard panels eliminating the traditional layered installation process.
Q: Does Kalogridis Install Deconel?
By having your hard panels sent to Kalogridis, your Deconel can be installed at our factory.
Q: What is the lead time of Deconel?
Each Deconel panel is unique; the production times of certain designs are different than others. 4~6 weeks is average,, but please contact us for an estimate.
Q: How much does Deconel cost?
Depending on size, material, and design, Deconel panels come in a range of prices. Please contact us for an estimate.
Q: Is Deconel easy to maintain?
With proper care, Deconel is very easy to maintain. Depending on fabric type, a simple vinegar and water solution or mild soap will remove soils.
Q: What types of materials are used in Deconel?
Deconel can be made using a variety of materials. We are able to produce Deconel with material such as microfiber, Ultraleather, Ultrasuede, most textile fabrics, and other materials specified by the customer. All customers specified material is tested to meet proper application specifications.
Q: What types of designs are available?
Kalogridis offers hundreds of different design styles. Custom designs can also be created to your specifications. For more information click here click here
Q: What other effects can be done?
Several different effects can be applied to add extra accents to a Deconel panel. Techniques include embossing, recessing, carving, shading, puzzling, gold and silver leafing, crease and pleating, stitching, distressing, etc.. Materials such as beads, crystals, sequins and other fire retardant elements can be used as well. Each of these effects can increase the definition and crispness of any design. We never stop developing new looks and functions for Deconel. For more information click here click here
Q: Does Deconel pass burn test requirements?
For commercial applications, Deconel passes OSU 65/65 test (FAA FAR 25.853 Appendix F Part IV) and Smoke Density test (FAA FAR 25.853 Appendix F Part V). For cooperate, Deconel passes the 60 second and 12 second vertical burn tests.
Q: What are the benefits of Deconel?
Deconel panels are fire retardant, lightweight, noise reducing, easy to maintain, bubble resistant, cost effective, retain good memory and gives an aesthetic quality to overall cabin appearance. For more information click here