Why Reconstituted Stone Floor Grates Are #1
Floor grates are essential features of a well-designed space — whether commercial, industrial or residential. A proper building plan entails the provision of drains for channeling water out of a given area. Grates have been used as cover to keep these canals clean, presentable and safe for people. Over the years there have been a number of popular materials used for grating — ranging from the purely functional to the aesthetic, or a combination of both.
Floor Grates Made Of Steel Vs. Reconstituted Stone
Grid-like steel grating is the traditional industrial kind. It is cold and heavy, not too attractive, comes in a drab grey-metallic color, is prone to corrosion, and is a conductor of electricity. Steel floor grates are installed for the main purpose of easy maintenance of industrial spaces. Its main advantage is the strength of the material.
Floor grates made out of reconstituted stone have the strength of steel, but do not carry its disadvantages. It can be designed to carry loads up to specifications. There are grates suitable for areas with light to heavy foot traffic such as pools, as well as grates designed for floors that carry vehicular loads such as garages and driveways. You can custom order load specs for truck, bike and car traffic, all while having the warm appearance of natural stone.
Floor Grates Made Of Natural Stone Vs. Reconstituted Stone
Natural stone grates have been used before, but the material is brittle. Moreover, it cannot carry the load the way steel grates can. The main reason why the natural stone is such a favorite material for floor grates is its architectural design. Stone is warm and timeless. If you choose to install reconstituted stone instead as floor grating, you can have the combined advantages of strength, durability, and beauty. Add sustainability to that list as well.
Reconstituted stone is an engineered material designed to look like stone but having the strength equal to steel. You can choose colors and stone designs to match your overall house décor without worrying about durability. Moreover, it is known as an environmentally friendly material. Companies like Jonite manufacture these custom designed floor grates to provide people with quality yet more sustainable products.
Why Choose Jonite?
These special properties of our grating products enable our grates to help prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite range of grating products are crafted to last a life time for either outdoor and indoor use. Jonite's grates are additionally "theft resistant" compared to common cast iron and steel grates which are vulnerable to theft due to the increasing scrap value.
More than just engineers, our team at Jonite are craftsmans and designers, our concept to help our customers build what they can conceive of. The design opportunities with our architectural grates are unlimited. Our grates come in a large collection of standard colours and more specialised colours are achievable with limitless colour customisation which allows our architectural products to be personalized to any hue or shade our customers require.
Our one-of-a-kind stone products have very high mechanical properties such as low heat absorption, low water absorption, high impact strength, high compressive strength and high flexural strength. We focus on all details that offer our products excellent quality and longevity. We achieve this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is created by Jonite over the past 2 decades. Our variety of architectural grates is certified to international load standards.
These special properties of our grating products enable our grates to avoid corrosion and rust - Our Jonite wide range of grating products are created to endure a lifetime of both indoor and outdoor use. Jonite's grates are also "theft resistant" compared to typical cast iron and steel grates that are vulnerable to theft as a result of the rising scrap value.
We accomplish this by reinforcing our stone grates with uniquely treated steel frames - as a matter of fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is created by Jonite over the last 2 decades.
Jonite's Collection of Grating Products
Channel/ Trench Drain Grates
Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the notion of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, architects and designers can now feature unlimited design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings. Channel drain cover is used commonly in the United Kingdom and in the United States, channel drain grating is commonly known or referred to as "trench grilles", "trench drainage grate", "trench drain cover", "trench grate", "trench grating" and "trench cover"
Creative Grates (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A vast range of designs for architects to select from. Custom design solutions available.
Floor Traps (Floor Grates)
The world's first stone homogenous floor drain cover was developed by Jonite. We strive to design floor drain covers that match any type of floorings. Large range of colours readily available for every floor types.
Swimming Pool Grates
A lot more than just a facility, swimming pools are a part of any beautiful landscape, Jonite designs and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and superb slip resistance.
Outdoor Street Furniture
Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we make every effort to offer a new idea of street furniture by challenging the perception of traditional massive and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and versatile in design.
Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers
Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style, and security and are crafted to be utilized on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage. Our Sump covers come in a Wide range of standard sizes.
Toilet Grates (shower/ bathroom floor drain gratings).
Redefining how public lavatories are seen, our variety of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come along with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.
With our wide variety of tree gratings that are readily available in a large collection of sizes, designs, and shapes, our tree grates integrate readily into any metropolitan landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can readily emboss a corporate insignia or municipal logo right onto the tree grates in your setting, giving an exclusive image to the location.
USA Decorative Grates
All our Jonite USA decorative grates (trench gratings) have adjoining patterns crafted to perfectly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also created to conform with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.
Our unique material combined with our originality makes it possible for enable us maximum design flexibility to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.
Jonite Gratings Design Customisation
We can customise and create any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our special material allows our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors. Find out more about our custom design services.
Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide selection of designs for architects to choose from. We aim to design floor drain covers that fit into any type of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.