Flat Files

Written by Rylee Newton
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Flat files are used in a number of different business applications. If you don't know what these filing cabinets are, let me explain. When you need to store complicated drawings, maps, designs, and blueprints in a single location, these files are the perfect solution. Flat files store these items without wrinkling them or folding them. When you fold these files, you degrade the overall integrity of your projects.

Flat files are ideal for projects created using CAD technology. If you work with computer assisted design files you need to have a place for storing them. Whether you're making improvements to drawings and maps or you're presenting them to clients, you need to have access to them at all times. The right filing system not only helps with organization, but also helps with safe storage.

Safe and Convenient File Storage Systems

It's always a good idea to look for a flat file system that compresses your documents. This helps to ensure that you have space in your filing cabinet for as many as 1,000 files at a time. No matter if you're just getting started in the business, or you're a seasoned veteran, you need adequate storage for all of your projects over the years.

Another thing to look for in a file storage system is mobility. It's always a good idea to invest in a file cabinet with casters or wheels for easy transportation. This is especially true when dealing with sensitive documents like maps, charts and technical drawings. The last thing you want to do is damage these documents when moving them from location to location.


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