Is corten steel good for planters?

Yes, corten steels is an excellent material for planters. Corten steel planter is highly durable, corrosion resistant and can withstand outdoor elements. Weathered steel planters do not need high maintenance but have a long lifespan.
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How thick should a corten steel planter be?

The thickness of large corten steel planters can vary with their size, intended use and specific project requirements. They are generally available in different standard thicknesses, ranging from 1.5 to 3.0 mm or more. Smaller and lightweight rusted steel planters may have a thickness of around 1.5 to 2.0 mm.

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Corten planters

Corten planters

Corten steel raised garden beds

Corten steel raised garden beds

Corten planter box

Corten planter box

What are the pros and cons of corten planters?

Pros

  • Corten is highly durable and resistant to corrosion which ensures a long lifespan of round corten steel planters in outdoor environments.
  • The weathered patina gives a rustic and natural appearance.
  • The natural rust like layer eliminates the need for painting or coatings.
  • The material is malleable and custom corten steel planters are made to suit your project requirements.

Cons

  • Corten steels may initially stain the surrounding surfaces until the patina stabilizes.
  • Extra large corten steel planters material may have a higher initial cost compared to the others.
  • Thicker tall corten steel planters can be heavy and require appropriate support and installation considerations.

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Corten steel planter specification

Corten steel planter specification

 

Gauges Size Range Standard
Gauge 16 24*24*12 ”
48*24*12 ”
24*24*18 ”
48*24*18 “
A606-4
Shape uses
round, rectangular, square retaining walls, raised beds
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Most selling types of Corten planters

Corten steel raised beds

Corten steel raised beds

  • 24″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 12″ (H)”
  • 24″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 18″ (H)”
  • 48″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 12″ (H)”

Round corten steel planters

Round corten steel planters

  • Roofing and Awnings
  • Bollards
  • Raised Beds

Rusted steel planters

Rusted steel planters

  • Square
  • Round
  • Rectangular
We can meet all of your corten metal planters supply demands like large/extra large etc., because we are one of the top custom corten steel planters exporters..
Size chart of corten steel pots
48″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 18″ (H)”
48″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 12″ (H)”
24″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 12″ (H)”
24″ (L) X 24″ (W) X 18″ (H)”
Corten planter box mechanical properties
Min. Yield Point Tensile Strength Elongation
ASTM 588 GR. A [345 MPa] [485 MPa] 21% min
COR-TEN A [355 MPa] [470 – 630 MPa] 20 % min
ASTM 242 TYPE -1 [345 MPa] [480 MPa] 16% min
Rusted steel planters equivalent
ASTM Material # EN 10155 SEW 087 UNI JIS G3114 NFA 35-502 BS 4360
1.8967 S355K2G2W
1.8945 S355J0WP E 36 WA 3 WR 50 A Fe 510 C1K1
1.8961 S235J2W WTSt 37-3 Fe 360 DK 1 E 24 W 4
A 588 – A 242 Gr. 1 1.8959 S355J0W Fe 510 C2K1 SMA 50 AW E 36 WB 3 WR 50 B
A 242 Type 1 1.8946 S355J2WP Fe 510 D1K1 E 36 WA 4
1.8965 S355J2G2W SMA 50 CP
A 588 Gr. A 1.8963 S355J2G1W WTSt 52-3 Fe 510 D2K1 to WR 50 C
A 709 Gr. 50 W 1.8966 S355K2G1W E 36 WB 4
Corten steel raised garden beds chemical properties
ASTM 588 GR A IRSM 41 -97 Corten – A Plates ASTM 242 TYPE -1
Manganese 0.80-1.25 0.25-0.45 0.20-50 1.00
Carbon, Max 0.19 0.10 0.12 0.15
Phosphorus 0.04 0.07-0.11 0.07-0.15 0.15
Silicon 0.30-0.65 0.28-0.72 0.25-0.75 0.25-0.40
Aluminimum 0.030
Sulphur, max 0.05 0.030 0.030 0.05
Chromium 0.40-065 0.30-0.50 0.50-1.25
Nickel, max 0.40 0.20-0.49 0.65
Copper 0.25-0.40 0.30-0.39 0.25-0.55 0.20 min
Molybdenum, max
Vanadium 0.02-0.10 0.050

How do you weather a corten steel raised garden beds?

  • The corten steel raised beds surface must be clean and free from any dirt or debris.
  • Wet the surface with water and allow it to dry under the sun. Repeat this process a few times to initiate the weathering reaction.
  • Apply a saltwater solution to the surface to speed up the weathering.
  • Now leave the corten steel raised garden beds exposed outdoors to the weather elements. This will help the patina to form naturally.

How much does a corten planter box cost?

To know the exact price of the corten planter box, contact Ridhi Siddhi Steel Corporation. They are a renowned supplier who offers planter products made of corten steel at the best prices.

The actual cost of corten steel planter boxes can depend on a number of factors. It varies from supplier to supplier as per their individual pricing strategy. Apart from that the price of raw material, market conditions, delivery location, etc., also have an impact on the final costing.

What safety guidelines exist for using corten steel garden beds?

  • Always wear appropriate PPE when working with corten steel. This will help to prevent skin irritation and eye contact with metal particles.
  • Use appropriate lifting techniques and equipment for corten steel garden beds.
  • The corten raised beds must be properly anchored and secured to prevent tipping or movement.
  • Maintain a safe distance from other structures or materials to avoid staining due to initial weathering.

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