What Are Some Different Types of Heavy-Duty Storage Cabinets?


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Resin plastic cabinets, welded steel cabinets and flammable liquid safety cabinets are examples of different types of heavy-duty storage cabinets. The Home Depot offers many types of heavy-duty storage cabinets made from different materials. Some customers use the resin plastic cabinet in the garage to store household tools and sporting equipment. Other customers use the welded steel construction cabinet in the workplace. At least one customer uses the flammable liquid safety cabinet to meet fire marshal inspection requirements.

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The HDX multipurpose heavy-duty plastic cabinet is made from eco-friendly resin that resists rust, scratches, dents and peeling. The Home Depot customers give high ratings to the cabinet because each shelf holds up to 55 pounds. One customer stores golf equipment and chemicals in the cabinet. The Husky steel construction cabinet withstands harsh temperatures and humidity, and the interior shelves meet ANSI/BIFMA standards.

While the Sandusky flammable liquid cabinet meets fire code requirements, one Home Depot reviewer states the non-handled door panel makes opening difficult. Grainger offers flammable liquid safety cabinets that are constructed with galvanized steel. The most popular cabinet as of 2015 is the standard used for storing flammable liquids. It meets various safety requirements, including OSHA, NFPA code 30 and FM, and it displays a hazardous warning label.

Another popular Grainger cabinet is the 30-gallon cabinet, which is suitable for storing aerosol products. In addition to meeting common safety requirements, the cabinet meets NFPA code 30 and UFC 79. There is a 55-gallon vertical cabinet that is appropriate for hazardous waste drum storage. It carries the S.M.A.R.T green certification and meets applicable safety requirements.

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