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Manufacturer's Product Description

Trace™ lateral files feature horizontal lines and full-width fronts consistent with all other TRACE™ products.
• All Great Openings products meet or exceed applicable ANSI-BIFMA standards for durability and safety
• A lifetime warranty ensures long-lasting performance and after-sale support
• Steel frame construction is welded and channels are formed in key areas for strength
• Reinforced vertical and horizontal channels ensure dimensional stability
• Inner frame is 20 gauge metal. Fronts, tops, outer panels are 20 and 22 gauge. Drawer bins and shelves are 18 and 20 gauge
• The horizontal lock strip on 4-high and 5-high laterals is located above the fourth drawer. In 6-high laterals, the lock strip is located above the fifth drawer
• The safety interlock mechanism is integrated into the slides, allowing only one drawer to open at a time
• All laterals with drawers and roll-out shelves used as freestanding units must have counterweights if not ganged or otherwise anchored
• Laterals include drill-locator marks on side panels, making it easy to drill and gang laterals together so that counterweights are not necessary
• Counterweights may be factory installed or purchased separately to be field installed
• Lateral files come standard with randomly-assigned UM Series locks (#226-425). Black-faced, master-keyed, and core removable
• Locks may be keyed-alike in the field
• Other key series are available, including Haworth SL, bright nickel LL, and Knoll K. Please see page 9 for details
• The locking system captures drawer fronts on both sides for added security
• The top opening of 5-high and 6-high laterals features an over-the-top flipper door with 13 1/2” inside clear height for binder storage
• All drawers and roll-out shelves include full extension steel ball-bearing slides with anti-rebound features to ensure smooth operation
• Drawer bins are available in12” heights, with full-height side panels
• Two file bars are included in each drawer, for side-to-side filing
• Four leveling glides with 1 1/4” adjustment are included to ensure proper drawer alignment and operation
• All-receding door laterals, laterals with 15” openings, and 6” drawer fronts are available, see pages 45-46
• Drawer fronts and lateral tops are mechanically fastened and removable to maximize design flexibility
• Laminate fronts available on 2, 3, and 4-high TRACE™ laterals. See page 3 for details
• Double-walled drawer fronts are available for improved sound deadening
• Metal tops may be replaced with wood laminate, either individually or in side-to-side or back-to-back multiples
• File conversion bars for front-to-back filing are sold separately
• Additional accessories include magnetic drawer/shelf dividers, CD racks for 6” drawers, and magnetic label holders
• Inside clear drawer bin widths: 30” bin: 26.7”, 36” bin: 32.7”, 42” bin: 38.7”
• Inside clear drawer bin heights: 12” bin: 10.75” (bin sides themselves are 9.5” high)
• Inside clear drawer bin depths: 18.25” deep laterals: 16”, 23.5” deep laterals: 20.5”
• Drawer and roll-out shelf load capacity: 30” wide bin: 70 lbs, 36” wide bin: 85 lbs, 42” wide bin: 100 lbs


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