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