Pupils in a learning environment in class

Partition walls, partitions for schools and more - creative learning worlds with the Klem connector!

Discover how our Klem connector can revolutionize the design of your classrooms - flexible movable walls and modular partitions are just the beginning! Experience how simple and versatile the Klem system is: create inspiring and dynamic environments that not only teach, but inspire students and teachers every day.

Teacher in a school

Do you know this from your school?

  1. Do you and your colleagues find setting up partition walls, partitions and information boards for school exhibitions complicated and time-consuming?  
  2. Does your school lack the options to quickly and easily create learning and working areas for different teaching formats?
  3. Are you looking for a way to design multifunctional and adaptable classrooms without compromising on quality?
  4. Is it a challenge to organize the existing classrooms in such a way that they promote both creativity and concentration among the pupils?

Create versatile partition walls, partitions and black boards

With the Klem panel connector, discover the unlimited possibilities that go beyond just partitions and partition walls. With your help, Klem can revolutionize learning environments in schools!

Our flexible system enables school staff, teachers and administrators to design rooms in a time-saving and nerve-saving way. For example, for school events, exhibitions, presentations, school parties or quiet reading or break corners. Klem effortlessly connects different types of panels in a stable and flexible way.

Find out on this page about specific areas of application for the panel connector that meet your school needs and discover the versatile benefits of our universal talent.

With Klem, you have found a robust and flexible solution to transform everyday school life and create inspiring spaces - be it for interactive learning stations, creative libraries or modular areas at school events.

Get to know the Klem connector

Assembly example of two Klem panel connectors holding three panels together
Collage of different partitions, built with Klem panel connectors

What is a panel connector?

With a panel connector, you can firmly and securely join panels or boards made of a wide variety of materials together, providing you with a versatile construction element.

With Klem, this is done by firmly screwing together two sturdy clamping jaws, which hold all types of boards and panels firmly together with their clever silicone inserts.   The Klem connector enables uncomplicated assembly and is extremely easy to use. Ideal for teachers, pupils, parents and, if necessary, for the principal himself.

The Klem panel connector is the actual link between the panels, which are not damaged and, unlike other connectors, do not require any drilling. The Klem connection can be released and reopened as often as required. Ideal for use in schools and educational institutions.

Start your school project with Klem!

Customer testimonials from teachers and school administrators

"We purchased the Klem panel connectors for exhibitions in our school. They are robust, easy to use and give us everything we need. All the pupils help enthusiastically. This also takes care of the social aspect."  

Karen Watel

"I'm really excited about how we've transformed our school library with the Klem connectors. Now we can change the reading areas super quickly to suit our needs - the students love it!"

Mary Pawelczak
Barlinek, Poland

"The introduction of mobile learning stations with the Klem system was a great idea. We can equip them in different ways, use the classroom much more dynamically and adapt them to the respective requirements."

Henk Dekker
Hattem, Netherlands

Panel connectors in schools and educational institutions

Partition walls and partitions are the most obvious and most common areas of application for Klem connectors. But let yourself be inspired by how else Klem panel connectors can be used in your school!

  • Presentation walls: Do you need flexible partition walls to display your students' school work, project results or artwork? With our panel connectors, you can set up presentation walls quickly and easily - and take them down again at the end of the presentation.
  • Information walls: Display walls are ideal for announcements, notices or general information about your school. With Klem, you can create black boards in an innovative way: panels of different widths in a wide variety of structures, completely flexible and adapted to your specific needs. And yet a robust, durable solution!
  • Room partitioning: You can temporarily divide large classrooms, the school auditorium, the library or even the gymnasium into smaller units for events. With our panel connectors and corresponding panels, you can create stable yet mobile partition walls. Our roller elements and floor gliders are also interesting for this application.
  • Separation of work areas: In practical learning environments such as art rooms, workshops, computer and technology rooms, partitions can help you to define different work areas for students or project groups.
  • Library design: Klem connectors can be extremely useful for creating permanent reading corners, bookshelves or information stands in your school library. With semi-transparent panels, it still remains bright. And acrylic glass panels can also be used to build display cabinets.
  • Quiet zones: Partition walls can create quiet zones and places of retreat in busy areas in schools. Pupils can work there undisturbed. Using sound-absorbing panel elements not only provides privacy, but also improves acoustics.
  • Break areas: With Klem connectors and suitable panels, you can create flexible seating areas or partitions in break rooms or recreation rooms in your school. Shelves, seating areas and large table constructions would also structure the room.
  • Art lessons: Your pupils can use Klem connectors to build creative installations, try their hand at object design or discover the charm of a wide variety of panel materials. Our Klem Mini in particular, which is used with thinner panels, can enrich art projects. Encourage spatial thinking and move towards industrial design.
  • Practical learning units: Using Klem connectors in hands-on learning units, such as technology or art classes, can help students learn practical skills in construction, design and engineering. Precisely because the Klem panel connector is so intuitive to use.
  • Modular learning stations: Modular and mobile learning stations for different subject areas can be created with the Klem connectors, matching panels and our roller elements - realize work surface and storage space in one.
  • Mobile privacy screens: For examinations, Klem connectors can be used to create mobile privacy screens between the test items or to separate individual examination units from one another. Think about semi-transparent panels so that it is still bright enough for everyone everywhere.
  • Events: Klem connectors can be used to construct podiums, mobile lecterns or projection screens at lectures, awards ceremonies or graduation ceremonies. Partitions and partition walls constructed with Klem are the ideal complement - and they are different every time.

Why is the Klem connector so interesting for schools? Eight reasons for the Klem system! 

  • Flexibility: Klem connectors are easy to assemble and disassemble, so you can quickly redesign and adapt rooms. Individually flexible structures are particularly important in schools and educational establishments, where needs and requirements often change.
  • Versatility: With Klem connectors, you can connect a wide variety of materials in different thicknesses and shapes. You can also use tubes and rods in conjunction with panels to create creative structures.
  • Mobility: Roll away and lock in place - the Klem floor leveling unit enables mobile partition walls, mobile partition walls or even mobile platforms, showcases and installations. In addition, every Klem construction can be easily dismantled and reassembled or stored at a different location.
  • Simple handling: The assembly of Klem connectors is uncomplicated and requires no special tools or specialist knowledge. This is ideal for educational institutions where teachers, students and other staff can use them to assemble partitions and other structures.
  • Nachhaltigkeit: Mit Klem-Verbindern bauen Sie Strukturen wiederholt auf und wieder ab, ohne dass Sie Materialien wegwerfen oder immer wieder neu kaufen müssen. Das ist umweltfreundlich und ein Vorbild für die Schüler.
  • Stabilität und Sicherheit: Trotz ihrer Flexibilität sind Klem-Verbinder sehr stabil. Sie sorgen für eine feste Verbindung zwischen den Bauelementen. Sicherheit ist gerade in Schulen und Bildungseinrichtungen mit vielen Menschen und voller Energie wichtig.
  • Ästhetik: Der Klem-Verbinder bietet eine minimalistische und moderne Ästhetik, die sich gut in jede Schulumgebung einfügt und sich gegenüber den damit realisierten Ausstellungen, Infowänden und Konstruktionen zurücknimmt. Der Klem Verbinder ist ein Musterstück des Industriedesigns, der es sogar ins Museum of Modern Art geschafft hat.
  • Praktisches Lernen: Der Einsatz von Klem-Verbindern im Unterricht kann Schülern helfen, praktische Fähigkeiten zu erlernen und ein besseres Verständnis für Konstruktion und Design zu entwickeln. Denken Siel über kreative Bauten mit dem Klem als Teil eines Unterrichtsfachs oder Projekts nach!

Assemble, connect, fix!

Tired of complicated panel connectors? Use a different connector for every joint? Are they awkward to use and then just a wobbly affair?

With Klem, you have a single type of connector for different panel thicknesses and angles. All you need is one or two people to lend a hand, an Allen key for each person and a little time for assembly.

You can look forward to amazingly stable and flexible constructions!

How the Klem connector works

Structure of the Klem connector from above
Collage of different panels

Which panels are suitable for your educational institution?

Basic rule: Almost any panel material is suitable for the Klem connector - as long as it is stable, rigid and between 2 and 19 mm thick! That's what makes our system so flexible and innovative!

School furniture is often boring and unstable. But some school furniture panels can also be used with the Klem connector: Felt-covered boards, cork boards for pinning, magnetic boards, writable boards, boards for sticking on and many more.

Our guide to board materials and board types will help you get the best out of the Klem system. We also list board manufacturers and board dealers where you can buy boards.

Our panel guide

Buy Klem products conveniently in our online store

Basic Klem connector set 20pcs.
The original, large Klem connector joins panels with a thickness of 9 to 19 mm at any angle.

Content: 20 piece | Per piece: €11.95*

Klem insert set 20pcs.
Panel thickness: 08 mm
These innovative silicone inserts are the key element for sturdy panel connections.

Content: 20 piece | Per piece: €4.60*

Allen key size 5
A high-quality ball head Allen key makes the assembly of Klem structures much easier.

Klem Mini basic set 20pcs.
The Klem connector’s little brother joins panels and boards with thicknesses from 2 to 8 mm at any angle.

Content: 20 piece | Per piece: €8.60*

Klem floor leveling unit 20pcs.
The floor leveling unit is indispensable on uneven floors and also protects against damage and soiling.

Content: 20 piece | Per piece: €18.85*

Klem caster unit 20pcs.
The special caster lets you create mobile structures that are easy to move and secure.

Content: 20 piece | Per piece: €24.80*


Assembly examples - diverse construction options for use in schools

The following examples show you what possibilities you have with our adhesive connector, accessories and all types of panels in your school!

Panels set up in a zig-zag formation, connected with Klem connectors
Partitions arranged in a semicircle
Panels with Klem connectors
Pedestal with glass display case held together by Klem panel connectors
Dodecahedron - sphere made of triangular and pentagonal panels
Partition wall as a cuboid with additional partition wall sides at the corners
Seating with panels and Klem panel connectors
Partitions with an X-insert made of Plexiglas
Desk and stool attached with the panel connector
Seating group for the office or meeting rooms
Group of boys held together as a partition wall with the Klem connector
Partition wall in column form
Partitions arranged in two semicircles
Cone-shaped partitions that widen from bottom to top
Rendering of an exhibition stand realized with the Klem system

The Klem connector - endless possibilities! 

The video shows an exhibition stand realized with stable panels and Klem connectors - including partitions and showcases. Easy to assemble, transport and reassemble in different configurations. Klem is flexible in many areas and can be used (differently) again and again! 

 Let your imagination run wild: partition walls, partitions and room dividers are just the beginning. Platforms, reception counters and seating areas are also possible. And think of showcases, furniture, creative constructions and much more!

Design creative solutions for every type of school with Klem 

Our school system is a kaleidoscope of different educational institutions: There are the traditional elementary schools that teach basic knowledge, Montessori schools that emphasize individual learning and independence, and Waldorf schools for creative and holistic approaches to education, while all-day schools offer a comprehensive program from morning to night. Each of these school types - grammar schools, secondary schools, middle schools, junior high schools, high schools, comprehensive schools and special schools - has unique requirements for its learning environment. 

The Klem Connector, with its versatility and adaptability, is as diverse as our school systems and ideal to meet all the different needs. It enables spaces and learning environments to be designed quickly, safely and creatively - an essential tool for any educational establishment.

Exhibition in the Dominican monastery Koridor with movable walls and Klem lights

Experience what the Klem panel connector can do  

Are you interested in the unique projects that our customers have created in recent years with the Klem connector, Klem lights and a wide variety of panels and materials?  

Over 3.5 million Klem connectors have been sold worldwide and the most extraordinary projects have been realized in a wide range of industries. Convince yourself now of the versatility of our panel connector!

Our references

The Klem system - an excellent solution!  

The Klem connector was invented over 40 years ago while studying architecture and has won several awards.

Logo Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

The Klem panel connector was added to the Permanent collection of industrial design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) in New York in 1970.

Logo Staatspreis Design

Austrian State Prize

In 1980, the Klem connection system was awarded the Austrian State Prize. In 1987, the KlemLite halogen light received this prize as well.

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Busse Design Award 

The Klem connector received the Busse Longlife Design Award in 2005. For the high quality of its form, function and ergonomics.

FAQ - Frequently asked questions

How easy is it to install movable walls and partitions in schools?
Assembly is surprisingly simple and requires no special tools other than an Allen key. With its intuitive handling, even pupils and teachers can assemble and dismantle partitions quickly and effortlessly.  

Are Klem connectors safe and stable enough for school use?
Klem connectors are known for their robustness and stability. They hold panel materials securely together and ensure stable constructions that are suitable for lively everyday school life. However, please check whether connectors and panels meet the prescribed safety standards of your school!  

Can Klem connectors also be used safely by pupils?
Klem connectors are designed to be safe and easy for students to use. Their simple assembly and disassembly without sharp edges or complex parts make them ideal for use in the classroom.

Can Klem be used for special projects and events?
With Klem connectors, you can create flexible room concepts that can be easily adapted to different school projects and school events. Whether for project work, theater performances or parents' evenings, they offer the necessary flexibility and speed of assembly.

Can different materials and panel thicknesses be combined?
Absolutely. Klem connectors are versatile and compatible with a wide range of materials and panel thicknesses from 2 to 19 mm. This allows schools to use different types of boards for different purposes, from lightweight foam boards to sturdy wooden boards.

How environmentally friendly and sustainable are Klem connectors?
Klem connectors are not only robust and durable, but also sustainable. They are made from high-quality, reusable materials. This reduces the need to constantly buy new furnishing materials and helps schools to operate more sustainably and conserve resources.

Can Klem connectors be used in different areas?
Yes, Klem connectors are extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of educational institutions. They offer flexible solutions for classrooms, libraries, workshops and exhibition areas.

Does Klem also offer solutions for schools with limited budgets?
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorship. However, the Klem system is a cost-effective solution for schools. The durability and reusability of the connectors make it a cost-effective long-term investment.  

Try it out - order the Klem sample box

Klem sample set in a beautiful orange box

Take a look at our sample box and see for yourself how flexible, aesthetic and innovative the Klem connector is, even more than 50 years after its invention!  

Try out the large Klem connector and think of the many possible uses in your school.

Order sample box now