Phoenix Safe’s World Class range of lateral filing cabinets offer terrific value and are a perfect solution for any office. As they are lateral filing cabinets, they can store a huge amount of documents without taking up too much floorspace. In fact, these lateral filing cabinets can store almost twice as many documents as their vertical counterparts.
Recently, electronic locks have become more commonplace as either optional extras or standard fittings on fireproof filing cabinets. So what benefits does an electronic lock provide over the standard key lock? Naturally, key locking is still the most common method of securing a filing cabinet. It’s tried and trusted technology, simple to use, requires little [...]
Filing cabinets are generally fairly robust products. Not surprisingly, many are purchased second-hand. Buying a second-hand filing cabinet can often be a great way of saving money, but there are several things you need to be aware before committing to a purchase.
Filing cabinets are sometimes described as being either “lateral” or “vertical”. What exactly does that mean?
Most fireproof filing cabinets are rated to protect paper. But nowadays, so much business is conducted online or electronically, with information stored on memory pens, hard drives and disk. These items are far more vulnerable to heat damage than paper. So what’s the best way to protect them?
Aside from the obvious fire protection they provide, a fireproof filing cabinet also offers many more benefits. While these differ from brand to brand, here are some of the more common features you’ll find on many cabinets.
Some might wonder if there is really that much difference between a fireproof filing cabinet and a standard one. There are many similarities between the two, and several pros and cons you might want to consider.
How do you know what level of protection a fireproof filing cabinet provides? We take you through what you need to know about fire ratings, testing and certificates.