Corten Steel Facet Planters by dipott
These unique corten steel Facet Planters by dipott are fabricated using high-quality 3 mm thick corten steel as standard. Durable and weather-resistant, these stunning planters are perfectly suited to both domestic and commercial settings. These modern planters can be used for a wide variety of plants both large and small. Available in five sizes with varying heights and diameters these stunning planters will fit a wide variety of locations. The angular design of these corten steel Facet Planters by dipott means the style of these planters is reminiscent of diamonds giving a highly sophisticated impression wherever they are placed and would look stunning coupled with cosmos or dahlias. The corten steel Facet Planters by dipott come with 17 mm feet and drainage holes in the bottom as standard which allow water to flow freely out of the base of the piece. Thanks to the stunning design of the corten steel Facet Planters by dipott, they can easily be used as stand alone pieces or in combination with our other corten steel planters to create an iconic design arrangement. 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:
How Your Planter Will Weather
- When your planter arrives it will depending, on when it was manufactured will be the colour of freshly manufactured steel, with a dark oily coating or in a stage of patina.
- As your Corten Steel planter begins to weather, the oily residue will break down.
- Your planter will begin to change colour, during this stage the ‘run-off’ may stain stone or concrete surfaces that it comes into contact with.
- After 9 months, some ‘run-off’ may still occur.
Corten Steel (or weathering steel) is an alloy that naturally forms a rust coating the over the first 9 months or so of it being exposed to the weather. Interestingly, due to the composition of this special alloy, this rust coating forms a protective layer they prevents further rusting. The steel underneath remains unimpaired as the outer layer continues to protect and regenerate as it exposed to water and oxygen.
One of the most striking landmarks in Britain, The Angel of the North, by the artist Anthony Gormly is made of COR-TEN weathering steel. It is one of many remarkable structures in the world made of weathering steel including but not limited to the Barclays Centre, The Chicago Picasso Sculpture and the Australian centre for contemporary art. COR-TEN (CORrosion resistance TENsile strength) weathering steel was first invented by United States Steel for use in the manufacture of ore transports. Since it was creation in the 1930’s, a slew of artists and designers have seen the potential of Corten weathering steel to create installations of great style and beauty. This dipott range of planters is a notable addition to that list.
You will see in the gallery and image representing the ageing process that Corten steel goes through, and although this is outlined in the section above you can see in the image the range of shades these planters take on as they form their protective coating.
Not only does Flora Select offer corten steel Facet Planters by dipott there is also a wide range of other pots and garden planters. With the variety of the range that is provided, it is easy to find pots for any design style. Whether that design style is modern or traditional, rustic or contemporary you will be able to find the planters and plants to suit it.
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When ordering your corten steel Facet Planters by dipott 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.
There is a lead time of around 7 days, this can be longer though.
Delivery costs are £120 per order although in reality this is a customs charge.