How to Choose a Key Cabinet

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How to Choose a Key Cabinet

When purchasing office management equipment, you need to address why it’s needed and the features you will be requiring from it. These are all great things to consider. We have put together a “How-to” about choosing and purchasing a key cabinet, all courtesy of TelKee Key Cabinets.

First off, let’s address the types of Key Cabinets that are available to you. You can categorise the key cabinets by purpose, that is, will these cabinets be used for storage of infrastructural keys (consisting of buildings, offices, rooms, cupboards, etc) or will they be used to house vehicular keys (that are bulky in nature). The latter falls into the Vehicular Key Cabinets range. Then there’s the matter of security, in terms of how you lock your key cabinets. You could opt for the standard, which consists of a lock-and-key system, or you could go digital with a mechanical keypad (which does come with a manager override feature too).

Secondly, you need to address the sizing and capacity you require.  Will you be looking for a small, medium or large key cabinet to house your keys? If so, what is the maximum capacity you are looking at, and will you be expecting to expand in the future?

At TelKee Key Cabinets, you are provided with the following capacity and sizing options to choose from when looking through the Key Cabinet models.

Size : S

Capacity (Hooks) : 35, 60

Models: Standard (347/35, 347/60), Vehicles (347C/20)


Size : M

Capacity (Hooks) : 100, 175, 245

Models: Standard (530/100, 530/175, 530/245), Vehicles (530C/80)


Size : L / XL

Capacity (Hooks) : 150, 250, 350, 450

Models: Standard (686/150, 686/250, 686/350, 686/450), Standard XL (686L/150, 686L/250, 686L/350, 686L/450), Vehicles (686C/100, 686LC/150)

The fact of the matter is TelKee Key Cabinets are a great investment. Not only do you get what you are looking for in terms of all the requirements, as you get the accessories to your key cabinet such as printed key tags, perforated label sheets, signature strips, index cards to name a few items, where you also get a logging system for the mechanical keypad too.

If you believe you have a need for expansions or an increase in capacity, it considers it. As long as you stay within the size capacity brackets, you need not purchase a large cabinet as you can make do with expansion key hook panels. However, that’s not all, TelKee Key Cabinets offer. You can also add suspension key hook panels to your existing filing cabinets and utilise it effectively.

Check out our website when you are in the market for a Key Cabinet Solution.


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