In the past stainless steel was considered a luxury that was sold at an extremely high premium but with the advent of specific tooled machinery geared towards producing stainless steel cabinets, costs have come down to reasonable levels. Stainless steel medical cabinets are still considered a specialty item with prices 50% to 60% higher than your average metal cabinet with lead times being slightly longer at around three weeks. Stainless has become a staple when it comes to luxury for the past 15 years with many in the design industry thinking it was only a fad that would last for a short duration but with its popularity only growing it appears stainless steel is here to stay.
Stainless has early ties to the industrial look where it originated from the days of lofted ceilings, brick walls, and industrial exposed duct work. In those days only restaurants were using the look of stainless in their kitchens but as time has gone on the end user of stainless steel has only grown. Today stainless steel cabinets can be found in multiple rooms of the home from the Kitchen, family room to the garage or “Man Cave”. Consumers not only want a cabinet that doesn’t rust or corrode but a cabinet that will provide that wow factor and enhance any room.
If designing a room or overall building layout and you’re looking for something that will not only store and organize your products be its office products, medical items or food, stainless steel is the favorable choice. Stainless steel medical cabinets can be utilized for being a clean low maintenance product that has not only a high-end look but is a durable material with superior strength and heavy shelf load capacities.
Recent manufacturing trends and techniques have enabled there to be a variety of Stainless cabinets available for the home, office or commercial settings. Sizes now available are diverse from jumbo 48″ wide stainless storage cabinets to standard 36″ wide cabinets with various heights in between including a counter height storage cabinet. Doors and locking handles vary from solid to clear view doors that enable the consumer to view the contents that they are storing. Locking handles vary from keyed 3 point handles to padlock or electronic keypad security type locks. These keypad locks have a digital readout that will track the last time the cabinet was opened. These electronic keypads do have a backup key if a conventional entry is needed.