The Seven Steps
Lockers and Storage Cabinets

Purpose

To anchor lockers and cabinets.

Recommendation

Install a metal angle.

Supplies Required

Lockers
Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

  • Metal angle—2″ x 2″ x 3/16″
  • Sheet metal screws—No. 10 x 1-1/2″
  • Lag bolts—1/4″ diameter x 3″ (for wood walls)
    OR
    Expansion bolts—3/8″ diameter (for concrete walls)

Installation

Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

  1. Anchor metal angle to wall stud.
  2. Use lag bolt for each stud in wood wall.
    OR
    Use expansion bolts at 32″ on center for concrete walls.
  3. Attach metal angle to each locker section with two sheet metal screws.

Note

  • If lockers or cabinets cannot be anchored, place them away from hallways and doors.
  • If lockers or cabinets are internally secured to walls, ensure that the attachments are directly to wall studs, masonry, or concrete. Toggle bolts to sheetrock will not prevent the lockers from topping.