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Weathering Steel Landscape Products
  • BORCON Steel Technology

    BORCON is a unique metal composition designed to give an aesthetic rust look. It is a beautiful material and is being used in residential and commercial properties for its warm, weathered and lasting natural look.

    Because of its unique “natural” and long lasting finish, BORCON will become the preferred alternative to current metal edging products such as galvanized steel, aluminum, plastic and/or powdered coated.

    BORCON Key Differentiators

    Ideally suited for commercial and residential properties that desire a natural and rustic patina look and feel to their landscape design or in high corrosion environments.

    BORCON naturally patinas forming its own beautiful and natural protective coating leading to over 5X the longevity of normal steel.

    BORCON’s natural finish provides an environmentally friendly, low maintenance, warm and industrial look.

    What Properties Does BORCON Steel Have?

    BORCON’s steel weathering properties has increased resistance to atmospheric corrosion in comparison with other steels. pH Factors that destroy aluminum are not. This is due to the protective layer the steel forms on its surface under the influence of the weather.

    By forming a patina film of dark brown oxidation BORCON Weathering Steel successfully resists the corrosive effects of weather conditions such as rain, snow, ice and fog.

    In this way, the protective layer prohibits deeper penetration of the elements and eliminates the need for painting and the expense of rust-prevention maintenance over the years, saving both money and time.

    BORCON Uses

    • Steel Edging • Tree Rings and Squares • Planters • Planter Bed Support • Paver Restraints • Tree Grates

    Landscape architects and designers will appreciate BORCON weathering steel due to the following:

    • Combination of strength and durability with minimal thickness, resulting in the creation of fine, elegant solutions for the outdoor space.
    • Natural, warm, and specific hues, which easily blend into the overall landscape and add to the identity of a unified site.

    BORCON Key Benefits:

    • Dynamic Appearance and Texture
    • Beautiful patina
    • Increased flexibility and workability
    • Long-Term Performance / Long-lasting
    (Longer Lasting & Less Expensive than Aluminum)
    • Less Expensive vs.  comparable products
    • Low-maintenance
    • Save time and money without having to touch up or re-paint
    • Perfect for LEED Projects
    • Made from over 60% Recycled Steel
    • Environmental Benefits
    • Made in the USA

    Product Details
    BORCON Steel Specifications- Stock Sizes
    BORCON LineTM 1/8″ x 4″ x 10′ or 16′
    BORCON StretchTM 1/8″ x 6″ x 10′ or 16′
    BORCON GuardTM 3/16″ x 4″ x 10′ or 16′
    3/16″ x 6″ x 10′ or 16′
    BORCON KingTM 1/4″ x 5″ x 10′ or 16′
    1/4″ x 6″ x 10′ or 16′
    BORCON StakesTM
    BORCON Super StakesTM
    3/16″ x 15″ Long
    3/16″ x 24″ Long
    4 per length on 10′ pieces
    6 per length on 16′ pieces