Now Available: 3″ Kits with Bronze & Aluminum Grates

Mini Channel Systems Cluster

Are you looking for a little something extra around your pool, patio or water feature?

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Mini Channel

Mini Channel is a versatile 3″ wide system that offers flexibility and class to your residential or light commercial application. 

This easy to install system is perfect for that new pool or patio you are planning. With a flexible design the Mini Channel provides clean 90° and 45° corners, as well as T-sections to meet those special design ideas. It also features a variety of bottom and end outlets for specific customization.

With a variety of beautiful brushed bronze and aluminum grates to choose from, Mini Channel allows you to create your ideal space.

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Mini Channel Patio
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Bronze Age Logo

WelcomeTo The New Bronze Age

Functional yet stunning, Bronze Age decorative grates offers several designs for you to choose from.

Each bronze and aluminum kit comes with grates that are available in one of two beautiful natural or brushed finishes. Make the space your own by deciding between a unique set of patterns such as; Cathedral, Tardis, Rain Drop, Pedreda or Slotted.

These grates are versatile and blend well with either a sand channel or gray channel.      

Each of the bronze grates are given a protective clear powder coat. Aluminum grates are marine grade providing a salt water resistant grate option near coastal areas and salt water pools.
Bronze Age Brushed Cathedral


This antique pattern is reminiscent of the towering grand cathedrals throughout Europe. Inspired specifically by the historic sites in the walled city of Chester, England, this pattern makes any space royally beautiful. Choose from a brushed, natural or aluminum finish.

TDS Aluminum Tardis


Feeling a bit 3-dimensional? The Tardis pattern is based on the interior of the time machine /space craft used in the ever popular British science fiction show “Dr. Who.” Make your space out of this world impressive by choosing a kit with brushed, natural or aluminum finish.

Bronze Age natural Rain Drop Grate

Rain Drop

The rain drop pattern will not ruin anyone’s parade. The natural bronze color enhances any space. The kit is also available in a brushed or aluminum option. With so many variations, this kit would look dazzling installed in your patio or next to your water feature.

Bronze Age Cathedral Grate
Bronze Age Tardis grate
Bronze Age Rain drop grate

Slotted and Perforated

Looking for something more simplistic? The Bronze Age decorative grates also feature a stainless steel perforated and several slotted options. These additional kits have the same versatility with being interchangeable between a sand and gray channel. The slotted and Pedreda have the flexibility of having multiple finish options available.

Stainless Steel Perforated Grate

Perforated Stainless Steel

This perforated stainless steel design offers a heel safe and rust resistant option that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Additionally, 316 grade is available for marine and salt-water applications. This kit is available in both sand or gray channels.

Mini Channel brushed slotted


This classic pattern has been reinvented but still retains its ruggedness and functionality. The modernized slotted style is highly suited for your walkway, water feature or patio. Create a space that appeals to any crowd. Slotted kits are available in all three finishes; brushed, natural and aluminum.

Bronze Age Pedreda Mini Channel Natural


Inspired by travels through Barcelona, Spain, this precise pattern suits many architectural designs. It is available in one of three finishes; brushed, natural or aluminum. Simplistic yet flawless in its arrangement, this Mini Channel kit offers that little something extra to any space.

Perforated Stainless Steel grate
Bronze Age slotted grate finishes
Pedreda slotted grates
Gray and sand channels
Stainless Steel Call Out


The Mini Channel kit is a neutral system built for light traffic applications such as pools, patios, walkways and water features.

The channel is manufactured from a durable lightweight polyolefin plastic and is UV protected. It features straight walls with a hollow, honeycomb architecture. Channels join together via couplers, which ensures a smooth connection that promotes drainage, while avoiding debris.

It is conveniently available in 6, 12, 18 and 24 foot sections. Custom lengths are available and channels can easily be cut.

Custom Components

This versatile system is completely customizable. With clean 90° and 45° angles, as well as T-sections available, you may create a drainage plan to meet many specifications.

Trench Drain Systems has the ability to custom fabricate corners, tees as well as side and bottom outlets with all Mini Channel grating options in its Fremont, Ohio manufacturing facility.

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