Channel Drains and Trench Drains

Channel drains and trench drains refer to the same thing, they are also known in other countries as line drains, slot drains, linear drains or strip drains. All these are refer to the same drain cover (also known as trench grating, trench grate, trench drain grate,trench drain grating and trench drain cover).


A channel drain is a type of floor drain that has a U- shaped body, it is usually long with a narrow width and is visible from the surface.

Channel Trench Drain / Trench Drains

Channel drains (trench drains) are commonly mistaken for french drains. The main difference is that french drains are buried underground and are often hidden from sight.

Similar to most kinds of drains, channel drains (trench drains) require a cover to serve as a safety precaution and to prevent large objects from clogging the drain.

At Jonite, we specialise in Stone (Reinforced) grates and we believe that drains no longer needs to be hidden when your channel and trench covers adds to the aesthetic appeal of the environment.

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About Jonite - Specialist In Stone Reinforced Grating

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Jonite is your partner in hardscape design. Like you, we recognise the transformational potential of a space.With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and colour,our engaging designs complement your vision or inspire a completely new direction. 

At Jonite, we understand that nothing compares to the feeling you get when you bring your vision to life, and Jonite is here to partner you in making that happen. In creating your architectural masterpiece, Jonite delivers aesthetically pleasing, durable and sustainable solutions.

Incorporating the beauty of stone into your design no longer involves compromising on quality, durability or vision. Jonite stone-reinforced solutions, with their proprietary innovative technlogy, provide strength and aesthetic beauty in any shape, texture or colour.

Furthermore, Jonite products and designs are fully customisable, so you can bring a fresh vision to landscapes, interiors and driveways, transforming ordinary surroundings into a unique expression that celebrates your creativity and display your passion. Choose Jonite stone-reinforced solutions to enhance your architectural imagingings with the unparalleled beauty of stone.

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The Jonite Story

Jonite Stone Reinforced Gratings

The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.

Yet, the sheer cost of using thick slabs of natural stone proved to be commercially unviable. Natural stone, although having aesthetic appeal, was too weak and unreliable to satisfy safety standards and requirements. A new solution had to be found.

In 1994, Jonite pioneered the world’s first reinforced decorative stone grating. Incorporating the beauty of stone with uncompromising load bearing strength, the marriage of aesthetics and performance remained unchallenged in the industry.

Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, Jonite was developed through years of extensive research and development, leading edge technology and driven by a team of dedicated and passionate personnel.

With over 20 years of being a manufacturer of architectural and decorative stone grates, Jonite is your partner in hardscape design. At Jonite, we recognise the transformational potential of space. With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and colour, our engaging designs complement the vision of international architects and designers.

Today we are proud to offer you the durability, sustainability and sheer beauty of natural stone with Jonite. Jonite aims to protect the environment by incorporating at least 30% recycled content in our products. The use of Jonite in place of steel and cast iron will contribute to the lowering of carbon emissions from the steel and iron work i ndustries worldwide.

Jonite is your partner in green and sustainable design. Green Label certified, Jonite meets the Singapore Environment Council's requirements for 30% or more recycled content. In the drive towards sustainable construction, the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore Green Mark scheme recognises the use of Green Label certified products and awards merit points for their usage.

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Jonite Decorative Grates

Download our brochure below for Jonite's decorative grates (decorative grating), trench grates (trench gratings), basin grates (basin gratings), mini grates (mini gratings)

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