Stainless Steel Wall Plates

Stainless steel electrical wall plates mainly serve to disguise the electrical outlet and any parts of the hole in the surrounding wall. However, the durability of the material makes it ideal for areas with tough working conditions or with aesthetic needs that benefit from a burnished metal look. Stainless steel wall plates don't crack under pressure, they can handle knocks from heavy objects such as tools or piping and they can be cleaned very easily

"...Stainless steel wall plates don't crack under pressure, they can handle knocks from heavy objects such as tools or piping and they can be cleaned very easily."
, making them particularly resistant to stains. Their protective measures grant them a utility beyond most other wall plates, meaning that they will last much longer and will keep the electrical materials beneath them safe.

Supply companies can order them in a variety of different configurations, including:

  • toggle covers, with openings for switches to turn on and off the electrical power
  • receptacle covers, with outlets for traditional two-pronged devices
  • decorator covers for ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
  • cover plates for outlet locations without proper wiring
  • combination plates of two or more gang for multiple outlets

Purchase Stainless Steel Wall Plates through an Online Electrical Supplies Company

Because of the durability entailed in stainless steel, wall plates tend to cost a little more than plastic models. That money can be saved by purchasing them wholesale through an online company. Costs tend to run about 10 to 15 percent of retail prices, and for electricians with an eye on the bottom line, those savings can measure quite a bit over time. The online catalog at Electrical Industries has numerous electrical supplies for sale, and these professionals can provide more immediate information via phone (313-790-3000) or email (sales@electricalindustries.com ).