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floor drain metal access panel replacement?? where to find

jim_14
jim_14 Member Posts: 271
Does anyone know where I can find these metal floor coverings for my drain cleanouts? I have a couple and they are all badly rusting out. 60 years old. I cannot find in home depot or amazon, and my local plumbing supply was out of them.

the size is 12x12

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  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,103
    Does it have latches or hinges?
    If not any metal shop could  cut some out. Many  online metal suppliers will custom cut also
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
    mattmia2
  • jim_14
    jim_14 Member Posts: 271
    no latches or hinges found some steel plates on amazon they look like they will fit
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,103
    Here is where I get metal. Luckily I have a location about 2o miles from me.
    you could get a piece of aluminum and not worry about rusting
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,622
    When you find out what they cost you might decided you are ok with just cleaning them up and painting them. I'd go cold galvanizing compound then paint or something like KBS Coatings or por-15.
  • jim_14
    jim_14 Member Posts: 271
    Theres a floating floor, vinyl plank flooring installed above it and a hole developed partially because the support below was inadequate.

    I found a nice 12x12 1/4" thick steel plate on Amazon that fit perfect. The extra thickness helped with the flooring issue (not level its a basement).. We placed the new plate over the old access plate. Im surprised Home Depot/Lowes doesnt carry these plates and outdoor grates, even my local plumbing supply house was out of stock

    Intplm.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,622
    it is more a whoever your local metal wholesaler is thing than retail or plumbing