Useful tips

First step:

Determine the type of materials in which the cabinet will be made:


Should it meet sanitary criterias? Then we suggest you to go with the #SS316 stainless steel. You want a very light and heavy-duty case all together? So opt for aluminum. You want your cabinet to be highly visible? The yellow powdercoated will certainly do. The cabinet is under heavy weather environnement? Stainless steel without hesitation, which resist from rust, and is also waterthight from other contanimants. You want a low cost still heavy duty cabinet? We can propose you our full line of lexan or yellow polyethylene and lexan shock resistant cabinets that we can manufacture within a short time and at lower costs.

Second step:

You should determine Whether the cabinet will be for form releases and keys or for lockout equipment storage. Form releases cabinets are generally much shallower and has key hooks. If you want to store padlocks, we must now determine how they will be stored. Do you want to:


Each type of storage has its advantage. Example: on a pole, you can lock the entire pole, as in the image. Individually, you have visual access to the front of the padlocks, if there are engravings. In caddy style, the advantage is to get hold the complete series. In curtain, padlocks take up less space.

Step Three:

Determine if you want to store anything else in the cabinet (various lockout mechanisms, labels, carrying handle, additional key hooks, etc.)

Finally ...

The last step is production. But we strongly advise you to draw us a sketch of what you want, even if it looks like the one below, because it will be very helpful:


Call us for advices and to meet your needs in lockout cabinets