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Cabinet Lock Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of cabinet lock manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source cabinet lock manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate cabinet lock companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture cabinet locks for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading cabinet lock manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for file cabinet locks, cabinet door locks, or antique cabinet locks.

  • Long Beach, CA 800-433-5554

    As an ISO certified source for industrial hardware, Sierra Pacific Engineering & Products is a company you can trust in for excellent locks. Quality, service & value are the core to being a top OEM supplier and SPEP offers a wide range of additional products including quarter turn, compression & recessed latches, as well as a complete line of industrial hinges. Please call SPEP today!

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  • Orlando, FL 800-657-5625

    Locking Systems International is a leader in the supply of custom built cam locks, switch locks, vending locks, padlocks, door locks, electronic locks and OEM Locks, building a reputation on quality locks and locking systems. In addition to standard security and general purpose locks, we design and manufacture application specific locks to serve companies of all sizes across the industrial sector.

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  • Concordville, PA 610-459-4000

    Southco has over a century of manufacturing experience. Specializing in access hardware solutions, Southco's products are in constant contact with people all over the world. Our products include latches, locks, fasteners, gaskets, hinges and many other products. Our commitment to quality product construction and customer satisfaction set us apart in our industry. Visit our website to learn more.

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  • Plainview, NY 800-859-7874

    Kenstan Lock Company provides high-quality showcase and locks. Since 1963, Kenstan has manufactured five comprehensive lines of products, each with its own specialized safety level for retail, commercial and industrial use. Kenstan also offers a wide range of hardware locks including mortise and rim cylinders. Kenstan believes in producing quality products for its customers.

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  • Lee's Summit, MO 800-821-3520

    Since 1960, Austin Hardware has always gone the extra mile to give our customers a competitive edge in their markets. Austin Hardware employs the most knowledgeable, experienced and courteous industrial and vehicular hardware specialists in our industry. We supply aluminum castings, fenders, forgings, locks, latches, catches, rubber products, drawer slides and much more.

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Cabinet Locks

Cabinet locks are used to secure cabinets, boxes, chests and drawers of various sizes. They can help keep sensitive materials and documents and valuable items safe in both the office and home. Cabinet locks are easy to use, reliable and very commonly utilized.

Cabinet locks are available in many forms; disc tumbler locks, or “wafer locks”, as they are sometimes called, are inexpensive and offer a low degree of security. A similar but more secure form is the pin tumbler lock, commonly found in institutional settings, like schools and banks. Another, quite versatile option is cam locks, and while these can sometimes prove reliable, they are only as strong as the nail or screw which holds it in place. Plunger locks, ratchet showcase locks, replacement cams and strikes are also veritable styles of cabinet locks. Cabinet locks can be custom-designed to fit a particular need. They can come in a wide range of materials, sizes and mounting configurations, depending on the requirements of the application. If desired, rollers can also be added to the lock.


Cabinet locks typically can come with three different mounting configurations: full mortise, half mortise and the surface mount style lock. “Mortise” indicates the recession in the surface on which the lock is attached. In full mortise cabinet locks, the body of the lock is completely enclosed into the surface of the cabinet or drawer, leaving only the top edge of the lock noticeable. Full mortise locks are often found on better quality pieces of furniture. In half mortise cabinet locks, the lock is, as its name implies, half exposed and mounted into a shallow mortise in the back and edge of the cabinet, lying flush. The top part of the lock is exposed, as well as the back of the lock on the inside of the front wall of the drawer or cabinet. This type of cabinet lock is found almost exclusively on 19th century pieces of American and English furniture. The last and simplest design is the surface mounted cabinet lock. In surface mounted locks, the lock is not inlayed into the surface of the cabinet at all, rather mounted to the interior of the drawer, even with the surface. This style is often found on inexpensive pieces of furniture and is the most common form of replacement locks, as it is the easiest to install.




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