Mayline C-Files 5-Drawer Steel Flat Files

Whether the need is for active or archival storage, Mayline's C-Files provide protection in a self-contained unit, complete with integral cap. To protect artwork and documents stored within, the reinforced 2" high drawers have a front metal plan depressor with a rear hood.

Mayline's C-Files are available in three sizes, to store standard sheet sizes:

  • Small, for sheets up to 24" × 36"
  • Medium, for sheets up to 30" × 42"
  • Large, for sheets up to 36" × 48"

Note — Units bolt together for convenient stacking. For example, to create a freestanding ensemble with 15 drawers, purchase 3 compatible flat files units and 1 matching base. The combined height, including the base, will be slightly over 50" (127 cm).

Shipping Note — Lead time is currently 4–6 weeks.

Bookshelf Base — This base in coordinating colors adds 20" of height to the flat file cabinet and includes a ledge to hold books and supplies. The Bookshelf Base is sold separately from the Flat File Unit.

Flush Base — Available in colors that match the flat file units, the base fits flush underneath the flat file cabinet, and adds approximately 4" (10 cm) to the total height. The Flush Base is sold separately from the Flat File Unit.

Flat File Units — Each unit includes 5 drawers, and one 5-drawer unit is approximately 15½" (39 cm) tall. Each drawer has an interior height of 2" (5 cm), and has 2 easy-to-grip handles, one on each side.

Locking Latch for Steel Flat Files — Locking latch fits all Mayline C-Files 5-Drawer Steel Flat Files. Choose from four coordinating colors.

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Truck Shipment

Truck Shipment Required

Flat File with Flush Base (Flush Base sold separately)
Flat File with Flush Base (Flush Base sold separately)
Flush Base (sold separately from Flat File Unit)
Bookshelf Base, (sold separately from Flat File Unit)
Locking Latch

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Unit Size

External Footprint

Drawer Size


40¾" × 28¼"

37" × 25¾"


46¾" × 35¼"

43" × 32¾"


53¾" × 41¼"

50" × 38¾"


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