The review of the main characteristics of combined and monolithic overlappings, the analysis and synthesis of the available information is presented in article. Application areas are considered, their merits and demerits are presented. Information on the main producer of combined and monolithic overlappings is also provided in Russia. During the further work and development their production will gain broader application and distribution in the Russian market. Materials of article are based on the real photographic materials provided from personal archive of the company.