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 referred 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 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 specialize in Stone (Reinforced) grates and we believe that drains no longer needs to be hidden when your channel and trench covers add to the aesthetic appeal of the environment.
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About Jonite - Specialist In Stone Reinforced Grating
Jonite is your partner in hardscape design. Like you, we recognize the transformational potential of a space.With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, 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 technology, provide strength and aesthetic beauty in any shape, texture or color.
Furthermore, Jonite products and designs are fully customizable, 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 image with the unparalleled beauty of stone.
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The Jonite Story
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 recognize the transformational potential of space. With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, 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 industries 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 recognizes the use of Green Label certified products and awards merit points for their usage.
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Jonite Decorative Grates
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With our Twenty Years of experience as a manufacturer and supplier of decorative and architectural stone gratings, Jonite understands the transformation potential of space and specifically how it can be developed or enhanced. We possess an eye for detail and complete with our exquisite workmanship and the unlimited possibilities Jonite offers in colours and textures, our top quality concepts and craftsmanship complement the goal and ideas of global architects and designers.
As early as 1994, Jonite engineered and made the world's 1st reinforced decorative stone grating.
Marrying the natural allure of stone with compromising load bearing strength, this union of high material performance and aesthetics never ceases to dominate and continued to be unchallenged in the architectural grating business. Led by a group of passionate and dedicated designers and engineers, our work of art is inspired by the rustic beauty of natural stone while fulfilling the requirements of high construction standards.
Jonite's Collection of Grating Products
Channel/ Trench Drain Grates
Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the idea of gratings in the architectural business. Through Jonite, designers and architects can now integrate limitless design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings.
Creative Grates (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A large range of designs for architects to choose from. Customized design services available.
Floor Traps (Floor Grates)
The world's 1st stone homogenous floor drain cover was developed by Jonite. We aim to design floor drain covers that match any type of floorings. Wide variety of colors 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 superb slip resistance.
Outdoor Street Furniture
Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we work tirelessly to provide a new idea of street furniture by questioning the belief of regular cumbersome and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is modern, ergonomic and extremely versatile in design.
Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers
Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style, and security and are created 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 toilets are viewed, our series of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.
With our wide range of tree gratings which are available in a large selection of sizes, shapes, and designs, our tree grates integrate readily into any city landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can effortlessly emboss a corporate insignia or municipal emblem right onto the tree grates in your environment, giving a special image to the location.
USA Decorative Grates
All our Jonite USA decorative trench gratings have adjoining patterns created to seamlessly attach to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also crafted to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.
Our one-of-a-kind material combined with our resourcefulness enables enable us maximum design flexibility to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.
Jonite Gratings Design Customisation
We can customize and design any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our special material enables 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 select from. We desire to design floor drain covers that fit into any kind of floorings. Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and versatile in design.