Material: steel is the traditional material; but wood, plastic, or laminate are sometimes used. Plastic or laminate lockers are sometimes advocated in environments, such as near swimming pools, where moisture accumulation may cause steel lockers to rust over time. They can also be used in external applications where internal space is not available.
Some schools in the United States have been reported to have abolished the use of lockers. Security concerns are cited as the reason for this, with the concern being that lockers may be used to store contraband items such as weapons or drugs or pornographic material. There has been some controversy over in what circumstances school authorities or law-enforcement officials are permitted to search lockers, with or without informing the users, or with or without the users being present at the time of the search, and it has been considered a civil liberties issue, particularly in the U.S.
We also help you hit another trend: green. We create eco-friendly lockers that deliver high LEED scores, and our UV-cured, zero-VOC finishes ensure that your locker room never has that chemical smell. And to keep your locker room looking great, we offer locker surfaces like Phenolic which are perfect for moist environments, and Nanolam, which resists scratches and fingerprints.