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File Cabinet Locks - Top 5 Sellers

File Cabinet Locks - Top 5 Sellers

Stored somewhere and just about every home and business are files put in file cabinets. Believe it or not, here we are in the digital age, yet file cabinets are still a thing.

There are file cabinets everywhere; a significant opportunity for those who work with locks and keys by offering the customer solutions to either repair and/or put in file cabinet locks. So knowing the five most popular file cabinet lock kits is an advantage.

These file cabinet kits are aftermarket, making them surprisingly affordable. You can buy them neither keyed alike nor keyed differently, depending on your customer's needs.



Remember that these are kits; they're not just the individual lock. And they are suitable for a couple of reasons:

  • If your customer needs a replacement lock, you can help him because you have it.
  • At the same time, all of the little pieces involved in the kits that go on the file cabinets can easily be misplaced or lost. So having the equipment with all the extra parts in is handy.
  • The price is affordable, making it easy to stock.


2190 - It is a HON push-button plunger style file cabinet lock kit known as the F26. 




2176  - It is for the global file cabinets, and it's also called the LK26 style. 


2194 - This kit is for Anderson Hickey's older file cabinets, also known as the 15400 style. It also fits the premier file cabinets as well. 


2185 - It is for the newer HON file cabinets, also known as an F26 or F28, which have the removable core. The F26 or F28 has become more and more popular, and you're for sure going to be running into these. It will require the 2183 key to remove the cores, making it easy to replace the core only and/or rekey. 


Those are the top five file cabinet replacement lock kits; check our website to buy these kits with all the five most popular cabinet locks plus the 2183 removal key. It will give you a good start when running across different file cabinets. Thank you, and we'll see you next time. 

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