Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz
Our stunning Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz are made of high-quality 3 mm thick steel as standard. Durable and weather-resistant, these stylish planters are perfectly suited to both domestic and commercial applications. Available in four sizes, these Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz can be used in a wide variety of garden designs. The soft orange hue unique to corten steel will develop over time leaving you with a timeless planter that will suit even the grandest design ideas. With 18 mm feet and draining holes in the base of the piece as standard, water can flow freely out of the planter and away from the base. The impressive size of these Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz means they will be an eye-catching addition wherever they are used. Not only do these Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz work well as stand alone pieces, they can also be used in conjunction with out other corten steel planters to create a beautiful rusted scene on any landscape. Please see below for links to technical drawings.
- Self-Protecting Rust Finish Over Time
- Drainage Holes
- 3 mm thick
- Made From High Quality Corten Steel
- WARNING: During The Weathering Period, Run-off Can Stain Adjacent Materials
Links to technical drawings:
What is Corten Steel?
Created in the United States in 1939, Corten or Weathering Steel is an alloy that forms a natural rust coating over time as it is exposed to the weather. The outer layer rusts forming a protective coating which prevents degradation of the steel inside. Corten Steel is used all over the world. Notably in the UK one of our greatest landmarks, The Angel of the North by Anthony Gormley is made from Corten. Other striking examples include the Chicago Picasso Sculpture and the Museum of Old and New Art in Australia.
How will your Corten Steel weather?
- In most cases your Corten Steel product will arrive un-rusted. It may have a slight patina or dark oily residue, this is completely normal.
- As weathering begins, the residue breaks down and the rusty colour will start to appear. During this time, any run-off may stain stone or concrete surfaces.
- After weathering (around 6-9 months), run-off may still occur but it will be minimal.
After your corten steel has arrived please unpack immediately, so that any moisture between the packaging does not remain sealed. If you do not do this, there may be irregular rust and stains.
What if you want to speed up the weathering?
Fortunately science is on your side with a quick and easy fix. All you need is salty water. Dissolve around 1 teaspoon of salt in about 1 litre of water to get a weak salt solution. Spray or paint the solution evenly over your Corten Steel and that’s it! Repeat this process around 5 times over the period of a couple of weeks and you’ll see the rust developing in no time.
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When ordering your Corten Steel Extend Planters by Adezz simply click on the category of your choice and browse through our extensive range of planters on offer. Use the full colour pictures and useful descriptions to help you identify the best planters for your garden. If you are looking for a particular planter, or size that is not on the website then give us a call and we will do our best to source it for you, or offer a suitable alternative.
Delivery Information and Costs
Delivery times may vary but generally take around 7 working days, delivery costs are dependent on the size of the product and therefore the method of delivery. In most cases the delivery cost is £120, this is a customs charge. Pallet deliveries are kerbside only unless a suitable offload area is available. If you have any questions regarding delivery of your order, please do not hesitate to contact us.