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Satin stainless steel is one of our most popular kick plate finishes due to its brushed chrome appearance. It is incredibly versatile and modern, lending a sophisticated touch to any décor. Stainless steel is one of the most robust materials on the market, offering the highest level of protection and preventing damage to your door while adding extra levels of security.
We offer three grades of satin stainless steel for our clients to choose from:
Budget Grade 430 - Our entry-level grade is for internal applications only. This is a cost-effective solution where the aesthetic is more important than overall strength.
Standard Grade 304 - This is our most popular grade, as it can be used on both internal and external doors. Our clients often use Standard Grade 304 kick plates for public buildings and hospitals that have much footfall through their doors.
Premium Grade 316 – This is our highest quality kick plate material, offering the best performance and protection against rust. It can be used anywhere and is the recommended choice for coastal properties or areas with harsh weather. As it is the hardest material, it offers the highest level of security. Premium Grade 316 is also known as 'Marine Grade.'
All kick plate backings are unfinished, and we take extra care to smooth all sharp edges. The material will come with a PVC coating to protect the face of the product during shipping and installation.
Satin Stainless Steel
A solid stainless steel sheet with a subtle brushed grain finish. Similar appearance to satin chrome.
Our entry-level kick plates are predominantly for decorative purposes. Whist they will still offer some level of protection to the door, they can only be fitted on a door with a low volume of traffic.
Standard-duty is our most commonly used thickness; it is typically the go-to choice for domestic doors and office buildings. Standard duty kick plates offer a great deal of protection while benefiting from good aesthetics. It is suitable for locations with moderate usage.
Heavy-duty kick plates must be installed where additional strength may be required—often used in locations with a greater footfall like public buildings, hospitals, and restaurant kitchen doors. These plates will also offer a great deal of protection against impact from trucks and carts.
Our thickest sheets are often used when the strength and impact resistance of the door protection plate is crucial. Servicing areas like industrial warehouses where the level of impact could be high would call for the extra heavy-duty option.
Pre Drilled Holes (Screws included) With this option, our Kicking plates will come pre-drilled and countersunk with matching fixing screws. We use countersunk Philips head wood screws which will sit flat on the kick plate once fixed. The size of the screw is 5/8 x 6”
Self Adhesive(Back of kickplate)
Screw Fix and self adhesive(Back of kickplate)
Magnetic Tape(Back of kickplate)
- Square Corners
- Radius Corners
Which grade of steel to use?
B• Budget Grade 430 - Our entry-level grade is for internal applications only. This is a cost-effective solution where the aesthetic is more important than overall strength.
• Standard Grade 304 - This is our most popular grade, as it can be used on both internal and external doors. Our clients often use Standard Grade 304 kick plates for public buildings and hospitals that have much footfall through their doors.
• Premium Grade 316 – This is our highest quality kick plate material, offering the best performance and protection against rust. It can be used anywhere and is the recommended choice for coastal properties or areas with harsh weather. As it is the hardest material, it offers the highest level of security. Premium Grade 316 is also known as 'Marine Grade.'
SHIPPING COSTSOur standard carriage charge to a mainland UK address is:
Standard Parcel (Up to 1000mm x 600mm) £7.95 +VAT
Wide Parcel (Up to 1200mm x 1000mm) £12.50 +VAT
Long Parcel (Up to 2000 x 200mm) £15.00 +VAT
Oversize Parcel (Up to 2000 x 1000mm) £24.99 +VAT
Normally our dispatch time is 4-5 working days but thic can vary depending on factory capacity. An estimated delivery date will be confirmed upon checkout.
Satin Stainless SteelRoutinely wipe the kickplate down with a soft cloth and warm soapy water. Try to avoid using an abrasive sponge, as this may result in scratching the kick plate and damaging the surface. Be sure to dry the kick plate after cleaning to avoid water spots emerging.
As this kickplate has a grain finish, you should wipe along the length of the grain.
To finish off the cleaning process, you can also use a domestic glass cleaner on this item. Be sure to dry the kick plate after cleaning to avoid water spots emerging.
If the surface begins to age or tarnishes, you can apply a specialist metal polish such as 'Brasso,' which should rejuvenate the kick plate to its former glory.
Unfortunately, no stainless steel can guarantee against rust on the face; if this does happen, you should use a specialist stainless steel rust removal kit. These can be found at most good hardware stores.
Antibacterial coated kick plates.
As people around the world are reeling from the global Covid-19 pandemic, it’s essential to look for ways to reduce the spread of the virus and possible future viruses. At Kick Plate Direct, were doing our small part and addressing this concern head-on with the introduction of antimicrobial coating to our range of kick plates, which will now be available as an optional extra. This protective antibacterial coating fights viruses in public buildings, allowing you to operate safely with peace of mind.
The coating is a clear lacquer finish that is applied to the kick plates at the point of manufacture. The applied coating is barely visible on most materials, allowing the style of your kick plates to shine through. It prevents 99.9% of mold growth, bacteria, biofilm, and viruses for the entire lifetime of the product. Its efficacy has made it a favorite for industries around the world and is tested to the JIS Z 2801 and ISO 22196 international standards.
We recommend the antimicrobial coating be used in hospitals, care homes, public buildings, and schools – the places where safety and hygiene matter the most. We especially recommend the antibacterial coating be applied to push plates and pull handles, which are used by hands. Adding this treatment to kick plates will help fight against cases of flu, colds, and other viruses for years to come.How does it work?
The antimicrobial technology works by embedding silver ions in the material substrate. These ions destabilize the virus-cell, prevent it from replicating, and effectively kill it.
It is entirely safe and comprised of substances approved by the EPA, EFSA, and FDA. It does not include nano-silver, triclosan, or any other organic antimicrobial additives that have environmental concerns. The coating does not wear off, as it is completely incorporated into the kick plate material. It will remain active for the lifespan of the product. We can have the coating applied to any of our kick plates, and they can be installed in any location, both inside and outside.
If you have any further questions about Anti-bacterial coating to kicking plates, please don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly and helpful staff.