Three Things to Know Before Buying a File Locking Bar

A file locking bar is the most popular filing cabinet lock on the market, and for good reason too. No matter if you are a small company, a large company, or just need a way to securely store your files at home, a file locking bar is a quick and easy solution to ensure your documents are kept secure from prying eyes. At Philadelphia Security Products, we sell Abus File Bars, in addition to safety lockout padlocks, and number of other lock solutions to meet the many file securing needs of our customers.

Here are three questions to ask before buying a file locking bar to lock your filing cabinet

Is the lock easy to install?

There’s a noticeable difference in the way file cabinet lock bars are installed, and you don’t want it costing you more of your valuable time than the price of the lock itself to choose the right locking bar for your filing cabinet. Good thing for you, our Abus File Bars have a straightforward installation process and our multiple lengths and sizes are sure to fit any size filing cabinets.

Does the lockbar fit your filing cabinets?

There are not many things more frustrating than buying something that you’re unsure of whether or not it will fit the application for which you intend it. Even if returning the product is free and easy, it’s a hassle nonetheless. With Abus File Bars, the file locking attaches to the strip of the cabinet next to the drawer, and the various sizing options are sure to fit whatever filing cabinet you need secured.

Is it well-built?

To ensure the file locking bar can’t be removed, Abus file cabinet locks feature heavy gauge powder coated steel lock bars to prevent prying or bending. By making the lock bars much stronger than the cabinet itself, you would have to rip the side of the cabinet off before you could bend the lock bar.

Those interested in learning more about the Abus Lock Bars we carry, or if you’re looking to buy safety lockout padlocks, please call us at 800-831-1497. If you would like to request a quote, please fill out this Request Quotation form.


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