Filing cabinets and Steel Cabinets are great office decor pieces that not only contribute aesthetically to the overall look and feel of a room, but are very practical in keeping your printed life in order.
A filing cabinet is a piece of office and school furniture usually used to store paper documents in file folders. In the most simple context, it is an enclosure for drawers in which items are stored. The two most common forms of filing cabinets are vertical files and lateral files.
Office filing cabinets are typically made of sheet metal. The drawers usually use a drawer slide to facilitate opening the drawer which includes an “outstop” to prevent the drawer from being pulled completely out of the cabinet. Many file cabinets incorporate a keyed lock to prevent unauthorized access to the documents being stored.
The drawers of most vertical filing cabinets are engineered to accept hanging file folders, as these have come to dominate the way most users store information. Some files still have a “follower block” in each drawer. This is a device that adjusts the apparent depth of the drawer interior so that files are kept upright in the drawer. These are the legacy of a time when most filing was done with manila folders rather than hanging files.
Standard Steel Cabinet is a large steel cabinet with shelves inside, used for storing a variety of items, often stationery or books or other office supplies. It may be used for a wide variety of other storage needs, including machine parts, hardware, or many other things; but offices are the location where they are most often found.
Stationery cabinets come with three, four, or five steel shelves which are designed to fit across the width of the cabinet, fitted into brackets in the internal walls, and the position of these can be changed in small increments, thus allowing users to adjust the height of the shelves to their particular needs.