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Selecting your Material

Here you will see a quick run down on what some of the features are per the different types of material.

As you already know, the type of material is crucial for your project as you need something that will be suitable and will last along time.

Once you know what material you are after, this will help to decide other factors within your project as well.

Material Pre-Galvanised Steel Aluzinc Pre-Galvanised Powder Coated
Budget Low Low Medium
Resistance to Corrosion* Good corrosion resistance.Required internal liner.Hot baked lacquer can extend life Excellent corrosion resistance.Recommended internal liver. Excellent corrosion resistance.Zinc premiered prior to powder coating.Recommended internal liner.
Durability Tough Tough Tough. NB: Coating can chip
Maintenance* Minimal None Minimal
Appearance Industrial Industrial Minimalist
Ageing Properties Will dull to form silver patina N/A N/A
Construction Folded Seams Folded Seams Folded Seams
Material Zintec Powder Coated Corten Planters Stainless Steel
Budget Medium Medium-High High
Resistance to Corrosion* Good resistance to corrosion.Powder coated inside for added protection. Excellent corrosion resistance. Excellent resistance for 304.316 for coastal regions.430 suitable for indoor use.Recommended internal liner.
Durability Tough. NB: Coating can chip Tough Extremely tough
Maintenance* Minimal None Minimal
Appearance Minimalist Natural Minimalist
Ageing Properties N/A Rust Patina N/A
Construction Folded Seams or welded Folded Seams or welded Folded Seams or Welded
Material Hot Dip Galvanised Zinc Planters Copper/Brass Planters
Budget High High Very High
Resistance to Corrosion* Excellent Corrosion ResistancePowder coated inside for added protection. Excellent Corrosion ResistancePowder coated inside for added protection. Excellent Corrosion Resistance
Durability Extremely Tough Soft.Large containers require internal container Medium
Maintenance* None None None
Appearance Industrial Natural/Aged Natural/Aged
Ageing Properties Will dull to form silver patina Lead grey/Dark grey patina Weathered finishes
Construction Welded Folded Seams Folded seams or welded

If you have any more queries, please contact us and we can offer you greater details and advise what will be best for your project.