Steel thickness: lockers tend to be made from a standard thickness of steel, which is commonly 0.8 mm. thick; but heavy-duty or high-security lockers are offered as a standard option by some manufacturers, or may be available on special order. A typical locker of this sort may be constructed from steel 1.2 mm. thick, for example, and is usually fitted with three-point locking, regardless of the number of tiers.
Salsbury Industries carries a complete line of metal lockers that are designed for heavy duty use and storage. Metal lockers are constructed of 16 gauge steel and are available in single tier, double tier, triple tier, six tier box style, box style bridge, extra wide single tier, extra wide double tier and extra wide triple tier lockers. Metal lockers are available as Standard Metal Lockers, Extra Wide Standard Metal Lockers, Vented Metal Lockers, Extra Wide Vented Metal Lockers and in a variety of additional products.
These things have been incredibly helpful; my daughter has used them for three years now and they keep working every year. I bought two as she has a tall locker, and these things certainly keep her organized. The paint hasn't flaked off the metal after this long, and nothing has come apart. Overall, this is the best locker shelf I've seen out there. Durable, long-lasting, and well worth the money!
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The storage lockers were a “pilot,” the kind of small test that city government frequently uses to test a new or controversial idea. The city offered up the lockers for individuals to use for months-long stretches. At the time, city officials warned that “misuse of the lockers, vandalism, or other unanticipated results,” could force them to cancel the project.