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LOCKER noun lock· er | \ˈlä-kər \ Definition of locker 1a: a drawer, cupboard, or compartment that may be closed with a lock especially : one for individual storage use b: a chest or compartment on shipboard for compact stowage of articles c: a refrigerated compartment or room for the storage of fresh or frozen foods a meat locker 2: one that locks


What is a locker and what that means for the customer?


Lockers are a security device.

Plain and simple, lockers are an old-fashioned security device. Indeed, the name locker tells you what the locker does. A locker is made to LOCK something up. Without a doubt, most Americans have seen or used a locker before. Some of the places we see lockers are: schools, gyms, health clubs, mailrooms, breakrooms, locker rooms, fire departments, military bases, bus or train stations, airports, and countless other locations.


What are the physical aspects of a locker?

As a locker exists to LOCK things up, obviously the number one consideration is durability. Why go thru the hassle of locking something up, if a person can still easily open the locker. There are in fact, numerous variables that contribute to a locker's durability and security. First, there are different types and thickness of steel used to make lockers. Notably, fabrication of standard metal lockers uses cold rolled steel in gauges ranging from 14 gauge to 24 gauge. The metal gauge standard is defined by thicker metal being lower numerical gauge number. Therefore, 14 gauge is thicker than 24 gauge. Consequently, a locker made from thicker metal is stronger and will provide the most significant protection.


What is inside the locker?

Before you throw a backpack inside the locker, some planning has to take place. Lockers can have lots of optional features inside. Mainly there are hooks, coat rods, and shelves. At the same time, we take into consideration today's high technology. Therefore some lockers may have power outlets to allow recharging of devices. Consider the intended use of the locker? Is one double prong hook in the center sufficient or will two single prongs hooks provide more utility? Is a coat rod necessary? Will a shelf provide more usefulness for the users of the locker?


Even though the locker is locked, we need to let something out.

Undoubtedly, someone closes and locks a locker to secure things inside. However, there are times we need to let something out. In particular is ventilation for wet items such as towels, clothes, equipment, and shoes. There are many types of ventilation for metal lockers. For instance, these include louvers and perforations. These openings provide needed air movement to reduce odors and allow contents to dry.


LockersMFG is a Reliable source for metal lockers.

LockersMFG rises to every challenge. We carefully manage the supply chain and sourcing strategies. Because of this, we continually deliver quality lockers at the most competitive price. Most important LockersMFG also provides a Lifetime Warranty on our products. Indeed, we believe the customer experience doesn't stop with the installation. LockersMFG wants our customer as satisfied with our lockers in 10 years as they are on day 1. LockersMFG carefully studies our operations to ensure the safety and health of the environment. Our premium powder coat is one example. It is lead and VOC free. The application methods recover and recycle excess powder coating. The 2 mils thick application provides for a beautiful finish that is exceptionally durable. LockersMFG metal lockers are a very green product. Steel is infinitely recyclable. On average our products contain over 60% recycled steel. This number is typically above 90%. LockersMFG has an extensive line of metal lockers. Most of all, customers value our metal lockers for their long-lasting quality.


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