New Construction Products September 2018 - Page 22

point latching mechanism such as the one LEC Products uses. A hook secures doors together, while vertical rods pass through the top and bottom rails. Furthermore, ensure the locking system is robust. A hasp and padlock is not an option for security. The padlock is too easily defeated by bolt cutters or torches. The best system utilizes a thick steel plate cover to protect the padlock while still permit- ting easy use of the key. Caster attachments designed for safety and security All commercial job site boxes are designed to accept casters. This allows the contractor to move boxes to a convenient onsite location without forklifts or other powered equipment. But, most casters must be bolted onto the box. During transpor- tation, this can cause box instability on the trailer. Extra care must be used when securing the b