Another major factor to
consider when determining what type of paper towel dispenser to
buy is the type of material that it will be constructed from.
Paper towel dispensers are available in a variety of materials,
some of those materials are stainless steel, plastic and wood.
Stainless Steel – In
many establishments the most popular choice of materials for
paper towel dispensers is stainless steel. Stainless steel towel
dispensers are most often found with one of two types of
finishes, polished steel or satin finish. The reasons for
stainless steels consistent popularity is that it is very
durable and maintains an attractive look over a long period of
time. Because stainless steel dispensers are constructed from
steel, they often can endure a large amount of usage and are
very effective at reducing vandalism and theft. Also, the metal
finish can maintain an attractive shine over long periods of
time that can be easily cleaned by simply being wiped down with
can be a great alternative to stainless steel. Also called ABS
plastic, this material has many of the advantages of stainless
steel toilet tissue dispensers, but can be a much more
economically feasible option. While they are not as durable as
steel, improvements in manufacturing plastics has proven to
increase the resilience of paper towel and tissue dispensers
across the board.
Wood – Due to
advancements in manufacturing wooden toilet tissue dispensers
are becoming less prevalent in most of today's establishments.
But, certain businesses and homes still prefer this inexpensive
material, due to its aesthetic and economical properties. Wooden
paper towel dispensers are commonly cheaper than plastic
dispensers and can add an earthy feel that can't be found with
any plastic or steel dispensers.