File Cabinet Lock

Lock Filing Cabinets! These file cabinet locks keep your important documents from prying eyes!

5 Sizes of File Locking Bars to choose from

File Bar Length Color Price
12" - for 1 drawer Gray $29.95
22.5" - for 2 drawer Gray or Beige $32.95
34.5" - for 3 drawer Gray $35.95
46" - for 4 drawer Gray or Beige $37.95
56.75" - for 5 drawer Gray $39.95

Have Questions? Call 800-466-7636

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Which File Bar should I choose?

To determine which file bar you need, please see the measurements below. You want to be sure the bar will cover at least a portion of every drawer you need to secure.

File Bar Specs
Description Color Length
1 drawer file bar Gray 12"
2 drawer file bar Gray or Beige 22.5"
3 drawer file bar Gray 34.5"
4 drawer file bar Gray or Beige 46"
5 drawer file bar Gray 56.75"

Some file cabinets may be non-standard sizes, so we suggest you measure your cabinet from the top drawer to the bottom drawer and choose the bar that will fit within those lengths and cover at least a portion of every drawer.

If you have questions, please give us a call.
Computer Security Products, Inc. (800) 466-7636

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File Locking Bar

File Cabinet locks are an excellent way to secure your file cabinet contents. HIPAA compliance, company policy and just plain common sense dictate that you lock up important documents.

Lock your file cabinet. The simple to use, easy to install bar securely fastens to the frame next to the drawers on the front of your file cabinet (minimum 12" frame required).

These file cabinet locks can provide a second layer of security to those units with built-in locks or, if your keys are lost, these bars can provide an easy lock replacement system without having to replace the entire cabinet.

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  • File cabinet not included
  • This File Cabinet Lock Bar requires a padlock.
  • Padlock is NOT included unless you choose a specific padlock when adding the File Cabinet Lock to the cart. You may also order compatible locks in the Accessories section. If using your own padlock, it must have a minimum ¼" diameter shackle.

The padlocks listed below all work with our File Locking Bars. If you are planning on using your own padlock, we recommend using a padlock with at least a 14" thick shackle to maintain the security of the bar. carries a large selection of locks from American Lock, Masterlock, and ABUS if none of these padlocks fit your needs.

Master Lock 4140 - Economy Brass Padlock
Master Lock 4140 padlock with specs
Most Popular Solution!
  • 1 12" wide body (40mm)
  • Brass body and cylinder
  • Hardened steel shackle for excellent cut resistance
  • Non-rekeyable, 4-pin tumbler cylinder
  • Comes with 2 keys per lock
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Master Lock Model #3 Laminated Steel Padlock
Master Lock #3 padlock with specs
This commercial grade padlock features superior protection from drilling and prying
  • Reinforced laminated steel body for superior strength
  • Hardened boron alloy steel shackle for superior cut resistance
  • Dual locking levers provide extra pry resistance
  • 4-pin cylinder
  • Comes with 2 keys per lock
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ABUS Maximum Security Brass Padlock
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  • Solid brass body with a chrome-plated finish
  • Double-steel ball locking mechanism for high tensile and torsion strength
  • Specified as Class 1 security by the world's most demanding law-enforcement agencies and insurance companies
  • ABUS Plus cylinder keyway prevents picking and drilling
  • Features ABUS 7 Disc Plus Cylinder, which offers over 250,000 key differs
  • 58 Rockwell case-hardened steel shackle
  • Key-retaining for added security
  • Comes with 2 keys per lock
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ABUS Economy Solid Brass Padlock
ABUS 55/40 padlocks with specs
  • 1 12" wide body (40mm)
  • Hardened steel shackle
  • Rust-free internal mechanism
  • Heel and toe bolting for added strength
  • 4-pin cylinder
  • Comes with 2 keys per lock
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  • Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-drawer versions
  • Meets the DOD's Industrial Security Manual
  • Inner and outer bar are finished in powder-coat finish
  • Constructed of heavy 16-gauge formed steel
  • Built-in spring-loaded hinge
  • Mounting screws included, drilling required
  • Filing Cabinet lock bar swings clear of the file doors

Description Color Length
For a 1 Drawer File Cabinet Gray 12"
For a 2 Drawer File Cabinet Gray or Beige 22.5"
For a 3 Drawer File Cabinet Gray 34.5"
For a 4 Drawer File Cabinet Gray or Beige 46"
For a 5 Drawer File Cabinet Gray 56.75"

The file locking bar attaches to the small strip of the cabinet that is NEXT TO the drawer, shown in the left picture. It can attach to either the left or right side of the cabinet. You must have 12" of frame to attach the bar to.File Cabinet showing required side strip necessary to attach file barsfile cabinet showing missing required side strip necessary to attach file bars

Installing these file bars is easier than it looks! View our installation video to see for yourself!