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Platinum elfa Drawer File Channels

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Platinum elfa Drawer File Channels


Product Information

Create hanging file storage in an elfa Drawer unit with our exclusive elfa Drawer File Channels. Add them to a 3-Runner Drawer (Medium for letter-size files or Wide for legal-size files) to instantly create hanging file space inside a drawer.

  • Exceptionally durable epoxy-bonded steel construction
  • Compatible with mesh or wire drawers
  • Not compatible with décor Hanging Drawers



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Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Great idea - poor design The File Channels are solid but there is a major design flaw that could easily be remedied to work perfectly. As they are currently designed, the channels are designed so that the hanging files are "level" with the top of the 3-rung drawer - which means that labels on the files stick up above the drawer approx. 1'. As a result, the rung above the file drawer must be left open in order for the labels to have enough space for the drawer to open. There is a space of approx. 2" between the bottom of the 3 rung drawer and the bottom of the hanging files, so there is a waste of space both above and below the files! If the "Drawer File Channels" could be redesigned to be in an "L-shape" so that the files could hang 1" - 1'12" below the level of the drawer, this would allow enough clearance to use a drawer in the rung above it since there is plenty of room in the bottom of the drawer to make this happen. I hope the Container Store will consider redesigning this accessory because it is not an efficient use of space. Until then, I cannot recommend it! January 23, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Hard to move after they are put on These work well but are hard to move after they are put on February 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Why buy storage boxes??? I was shopping for storage boxes for legal sized hanging files when I realize The Container Store sold these to TRANSFORM the WIDE Elfa drawer system I already owned into a file storage system... Problem Solved! I bought 3 sets! February 19, 2014
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Community Q&A

what size drawer?

Do these channels need to go in a 3 track drawer?
Asked by: nac53
Yes. You need a 3 rung drawer.
Answered by: FaninWesternNC
Date published: 2015-02-28

Does this come with the clips to attach the file channels to the drawer?

Asked by: sln13
The Elfa Drawer File Channels do indeed come with the pieces to attach the channels to the drawer.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2013-10-22

Would these work in conjuction with the Walnut elfa décor Drawer Frame?

Would these work in conjunction with the Walnut elfa décor Drawer Frame? The reason I'm asking is because I would love to install file drawers in a new Elfa wall system. I would put the drawers at standing height so I could file while standing. If not, maybe that's something that Elfa should consider! Thank you! :)
Asked by: jkbunny
None of the gliding drawers (decor or hanging) which suspend from brackets are designed to work with the drawer channels. These gliding components are not designed or tested for the purpose of storing files.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2013-12-26

For letter size files, would a 14" system work, or would you need an 18" system?

Also, your description indicates a 3-runner drawer is needed to accommodate the files. Does there also need to be an empty runner space above the drawer to make room for the tops of the hanging files and potential tabs?
Asked by: Merg
Letter-size hanging file folders, along with Drawer File Channels, fit within a standard Medium 3-Runner Drawer. Legal-size hanging file folders fit within a standard Wide 3-Runner Drawer. Because of the tapered base, the Narrow Drawer does not accommodate hanging file folders.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2014-01-10

Can these be used with the regular Elfa Drawers?

The product description says it can be used with wire or mesh drawers. However, the answer to the only question about this product says that it is only intended to be used with the Elfa FILE drawer systems, not with any other drawers. I have several free-standing, medium-width Elfa systems that I have used for many things over the years (love, love, love them) and the latest preferred incarnation is as a file cabinet. Can these file channels be used with those? Thanks!
Asked by: Lago
This particular product can be used with any elfa non-decor style elfa drawer, and it will fit nicely in your freestanding medium elfa drawer system.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2016-12-27
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