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Toilet Partitions ADA Compliance Guide

ADA Handicap Compliant Toilet Partitions Guide: Note from Metpar:  Toilet partition ADA handicap codes are national guidelines set forth for local government to enforce. Metpar will always make every effort to conform to these guidelines when designing the layouts for...
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Are Plastic Laminate Toilet Partitions Water Resistant?

Depending on application and climate, selecting a toilet partition material that is humidity and water resistant can be one of the most important aspects in deciding which material to select. Many people ask us if plastic laminate toilet partitions are...
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How to Clean and Maintain Powder Coated Metal Toilet Partitions

The following is a guide on how to care for and clean Powder Coated Steel Metal Toilet Partitions: Powder Coated finish is a baked epoxy hybrid coating, similar to an automotive finish. Powder Coated Steel Metal Toilet Partitions should regularly...
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How to Clean and Maintain Stainless Steel Toilet Partitions

The following is a guide on how to care for and clean Stainless Steel Toilet Partitions: Stainless owes its corrosion resistance to a thin, transparent, tightly adhering chromium oxide film that forms on the metal surface. If this film is...
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How to Clean and Maintain Plastic Laminate Toilet Partitions

The following is a guide on how to care for and clean Plastic Laminate Toilet Partitions: Plastic laminate toilet partitions resist dirty fingerprints, grease, grime, and scuffs. However, plastic laminate toilet partitions should regularly be cleaned by maintenance staff to...
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How to Clean and Maintain Phenolic Toilet Partitions

The following is a guide on how to care for and clean Phenolic Toilet Partitions: Phenolic toilet partitions resist dirty fingerprints, grease, grime, and scuffs. However, phenolic toilet partitions should regularly be cleaned by maintenance staff to maintain a new...
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How to Clean and Maintain (HDPE) Solid Plastic Toilet Partitions

The following is a guide on how to care for and clean Solid Plastic (HDPE) Toilet Partitions: Solid plastic toilet partitions resist dirty fingerprints, grease, grime, and scuffs. However, solid plastic toilet partitions should regularly be cleaned by maintenance staff...
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Full Height Ultimate Privacy Toilet Partitions

What are full height ultimate privacy toilet partitions? Privacy height toilet partitions were originally designed to meet the needs of Eastern cultures where maximum privacy was a necessity. This style has evolved to meet the growing needs for toilet partition...
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Toilet Partition Thickness

How thick are toilet partitions? Toilet partition material thickness depends on the type of material and the type of toilet partition part, i.e. panels, doors, pilasters, urinal screens, etc. Standard toilet partition thicknesses by material type are summarized below: Powder...
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Toilet Partition Installation

Are you looking for toilet partition installers? If you are inexperienced and have never installed toilet partitions before, you will more than likely require assistance. Installing toilet partitions can be tricky, as there are many parts (doors, panels, pilasters, urinal...
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How Tall Are Toilet Partitions?

The height of a standard toilet partitions vary depending on the mounting / bracing style selected. Each bracing style changes the overall height of the pilasters, which changes the overall height of the total toilet partition system. The below is...
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Water Resistant & Waterproof Toilet Partitions

What are the most water resistant toilet partition materials for high humidity bathrooms? If you are searching for water resistant toilet partitions, your best choices are: Solid Plastic (HDPE) Phenolic Solid Surface All three toilet partition materials are intended for...
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Solid Plastic (HDPE) vs. Phenolic Toilet Partitions

What is the difference between Solid Plastic (HDPE) and Phenolic toilet partitions? Both Solid Plastic and Phenolic toilet partitions are ideal choices for high traffic and vandalism-prone commercial restrooms where low maintenance and durability are a necessity. The materials will...
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Marble & Stone Toilet Partitions

What are marble toilet partitions? Metpar’s stone toilet partitions are available in marble and granite stones. The stone toilet partitions are a one of a kind, natural, and timeless solution that provide any commercial restroom with grand, elegant, and luxurious...
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Wood Veneer Toilet Partitions

What are wood veneer toilet partitions? Wood veneer toilet partitions are the number one choice among designers, architects, and building owners looking for an attractive, high-quality wood interior in a commercial restroom environment. Wood veneer is produced by slicing a...
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Scratch Resistant Toilet Partitions

Do scratch proof toilet partitions exist? There is no commercial toilet partition material that will not scratch. With a sharp edge and enough force, all toilet partition materials will ultimately scratch. Depth and length of the scratch depends on the...
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How Much Do Toilet Partitions Cost?

How much do toilet partitions cost? Commercial toilet partition prices depend on various aspects of the toilet partition, including: material type, bracing style, privacy height, hardware, and overall layout and specific dimensions. The below is a toilet partition cost comparison...
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How Much Do Toilet Partitions Weigh?

How much do toilet partitions weigh? Toilet partitions are heavy and weigh anywhere from 150-300 pounds per stall. Weights vary depending on material type, bracing style, privacy height, and hardware utilized. The following are general weights per toilet partition material...
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Phenolic Toilet Partitions - Black Core vs. Color Thru

What are solid phenolic toilet partitions made of? Phenolic is a unique material designed especially for full water contact, high traffic, and vandal-prone environments. It is ideal for high humidity areas, or where hose-down cleaning methods are used. The material...
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Antimicrobial Toilet Partitions

What does antimicrobial mean? Antimicrobial means destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms and especially pathogenic microorganisms. Bacteria and Microbes in Commercial Restrooms Microbial growth on bathroom surfaces results in a less fresh and clean environment. Antimicrobial materials are very...
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Stainless Steel Edge Moldings for Metal Bathroom Partitions

When designing and specifying powder coated toilet partitions, there is an additional design option that is available to create performance and visual aesthetic differences. This pertains to which material type to be used for the toilet partition edge moldings, also...
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Anti-Graffiti Toilet Partitions

Are you looking for anti-graffiti toilet partitions? Graffiti in commercial restrooms have negative impacts on the perception of your business. While there is no one simple way to prevent the act of graffiti and vandalism on toilet partitions altogether, a...
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Toilet Partition Mounting Styles

What are the 4 types of toilet partition mounting styles? There are four different styles for mounting toilet partitions. The styles are Overhead Braced, Floor Mounted, Ceiling Hung, and Floor To Ceiling. The four styles are as follows: 1. Overhead Braced...
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Metal Toilet Partition Corner Clips

What are toilet partition corner clips? All Metpar door and panel corners are finished with pre-formed painted stainless steel reinforcements. Corners are welded internally to ensure that the galvanized rust resistant coating is not removed. These corner clips prevent any...
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No-Peek Privacy for Plastic Toilet Partitions

Why does a standard toilet partition door have gaps? Providing enough space so that the toilet partition door can swing freely creates gaps between the door and the pilasters on either side of the door. The standard gap width in...
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Removing a Concealed Latch for Metal Toilet Partitions

How do you remove a concealed latch for metal toilet partitions? The following instructions pertain to removing a concealed latch on Metpar's Powder Coated, Stainless Steel, and Dur-A-Tex toilet partitions when equipped with the rectangular concealed indicator latch. The following...
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Concealed Latch for Metal Toilet Partitions

What is a toilet partition concealed latch? A concealed latch is a slide latch that is concealed inside of the toilet partition door. The latch has an "in-use" occupancy indicator that displays a green or red color from the exterior...
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Privacy Strips for Metal Bathroom Partitions

What are privacy strips for metal bathroom partitions? Privacy strips are extruded aluminum strips that can be added to doors to eliminate any sight gap on either side of the bathroom partition door. One strip on the latch side acts...
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