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Great Openings Trace - 2 Drawer Lateral File Cabinet - 42"W

Great Openings Storage - Lateral File - 2 Drawer - 28 3/8" H x 18 1/4"D x 42"W
Great Openings Storage - Lateral File - 2 Drawer - 28 3/8" H x 18 1/4"D x 42"W

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Product Code: RGXC501

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Great Openings - TRACE Lateral File - Two Drawer File Cabinet - RG
When you need to keep your office in order the easiest solution is to invest in a filing cabinet! The Great Openings standard lateral file cabinet features two drawers with ample space that accommodates letter, A4, and legal files. And no need to worry about security because this freestanding filer comes complete with a durable lock to protect your documents. The drawers themselves are set on full extension, steel, ball-bearing slides with a safety interlock system that allows for only one drawer to open at a time. Why not consider Great Openings for your workspace?

Overall Dimensions:

  • 28 3/8" H x 18 1/4"D x 42"W

Basic Construction:
  • 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

For Your Safety:

  • 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

Lock System:

  • 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.
  • 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 in11 3/8" 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

Options and Accessories:

  • 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.
  • 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

Compare Inner Drawer Dimensions:

  • 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

Lateral File Construction PDF

Note: If you intend to match this file cabinet with a Herman Miller, Steelcase, Haworth, Knoll, Hon/Allsteel, or Great Openings product you already have, feel free call us to find out if we can offer the same finish for your cabinet.

Please recognize this quality item is custom made for your order. Unfortunately, this means that we cannot accept returns once your order is shipped, so please call our trained staff with any questions you may have prior to ordering - we will ensure that you get exactly what you need.
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