What is grate / grating / grateing / gratting?

What is grating?

A grating is a form of drain cover which allows us to walk over it while still allowing the dispersal of excess water into the drain beneath it. It protects us from falling into drains every day but it is often unnoticed.

Gratings / Grates / Grattings / Grateing

Some common terms used for drain covers are "grates" and "gratings".

When one mentions about drain covers, the first thought that pops up are the typical metal drain covers you see on walkways. However all that is about to change.

Jonite specialises in Stone (Reinforced) gratings that has the strength of steel and the beauty of stone.

Jonite Grateings / Grating / Grates / Gratting

Using a unique engineered stone material, we can now create architectural products which was not possible before with either natural stone or metal.

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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Why Choose Jonite?

We produced architectural gratings that are created from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers. Our architectural grates provide a finishing which is both natural to feel and magnificent. These unique characteristics of our grating products allow our grates to prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite series of grating products are developed to last a life-time for either outdoor and indoor usage. 


Jonite's grates are additionally "theft resistant" compared to common cast iron and steel grates that are at risk to theft as a result of the increasing scrap value. Our hardscape grates do not present any value for scrap because of their high stone material integrity compared to standard steel and cast iron drain covers.


The natural matte and rough surface allows maximum slip resistance which are assessed by international classifications. Safety of our products are of great importance to us - and our customers who are in the hospitals and schools segment. A lot more than just engineers, our crew at Jonite are designers and craftsmans, our vision to is help our clients develop what they can imagine. Our idea is this - If you can envision it - we can develop it. The design possibilities with our architectural grates are unlimited. Our grates come in a wide variety of common colours and more specialised colours are attainable with limitless colour customisation which enables our architectural products to be customised to any hue or shade our clients need.


We attain this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is coined by Jonite over the last 2 decades. Our range of architectural grates are compliant to international load standards.


These unique qualities of our grating products make it possible for our grates to prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite wide range of grating products are created to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor use. Jonite's grates are also "theft resistant" compared to traditional cast iron and steel grates that are susceptible to theft due to the rising scrap value. 


We accomplish this by reinforcing our stone grates with uniquely treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is originated by Jonite over the past 2 decades.


Jonite's Collection of Grating Products


Channel/ Trench Drain Grates

Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the concept of gratings in the architectural business. With Jonite, architects and designers can now blend limitless design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings.


Creative Grates (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 classifications - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide range of designs for architects to choose from. Customized design solutions available.


Floor Traps (Floor Grates)

The world's 1st stone homogenous floor drain cover was created by Jonite. We desire to craft floor drain covers that fits into any kind of floorings. Large variety of colours readily available for all floor types.


Swimming Pool Grates

A lot more than just a facility, swimming pools are a part of any stunning landscape, Jonite creates and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and exceptional slip resistance.


Outdoor Street Furniture

Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we aim to provide a new concept of street furniture by challenging the perception of traditional large and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and extremely versatile in design.


Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers

Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style and security and are designed 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 washrooms are viewed, our variety of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come along with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionised by our ideas.


Tree Grates

With our wide variety of tree gratings which are available in a large collection of designs, shapes and sizes, our tree grates integrate easily into any city landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can effortlessly emboss a business insignia or municipal logo right onto the tree grates in your environment, offering an unique identity to the area.


USA Decorative Grates

All our Jonite USA decorative trench gratings have adjoining patterns crafted to seamlessly attach to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.


Ventilation Grilles

Our one-of-a-kind material brought together with our innovation enables enable us maximum design flexibility to develop beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.


Jonite Gratings Design Customisation

We can customise and craft any grating products to your landscaping demands. The flexibility of customisation in our special material allows our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors.


Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 categories - 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 fits into any kind of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.

Tree Grille
Storm Drain Covers / Gully Covers

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