Medical Cases with SKB

August 28th, 2015

When it comes to medical equipment, you have to prioritize keeping it safe, sterile, and in proper working condition. After all, peoples’ lives could be at stake! So when you are transporting medical equipment and instruments from location to location, how can you guarantee that nothing will happen that could potentially compromise it? The best solution is a reliable case: a custom-designed SKB case from PSI Cases.

PSI has a strategic partnership with SKB Cases to ensure that we provide nothing but the highest quality custom cases to our clients. SKB cases are some of the toughest, more durable cases available, designed to withstand the water, dust, and air that can contribute to corrosion. They are also impact-resistant, meaning that the contents will stay as undamaged as the exterior of your case.

When you select a custom SKB case, you have the ability to ensure that no matter what kind of medical equipment you will be transporting, it will stay safe and secure and free from harm. One of the top benefits of custom cases from PSI is the specially-crafted foam interiors we create for your case; the foam can be cut to fit even the most delicate tools easily and keep them stationary until they need to be used. This is especially necessary for medical cases that will be transporting liquids in glass containers, as they could easily shatter and spill if not packaged properly.

Having a reliable method of transportation for your medical equipment and instruments means that it is easier and safer to bring these materials with you to the site of a medical emergency. Being able to do this could mean the difference between getting a person the help she or he needs immediately and waiting to transport them to a hospital, which could prove risky or, in some situations, impossible. The convenience and necessity of a custom SKB medical case is all-too clear; contact PSI Cases today to get started on the design for your case!

Custom SKB Medical Cases

If you’re interested in a custom SKB medical case from PSI, contact us today at 410.547.7877, or stop in at our convenient location in Baltimore at 6711-B Moravia Road.

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Creating a Watertight Case

August 21st, 2015

Watertight custom cases

When it comes to creating a custom case for your military and medical equipment, you need one that will be durable and sturdy. Another important characteristic to look for in your custom case is for your case to be watertight. While this may seem like a characteristic that isn’t imperative, having a watertight case is actually a necessary component to look for in your custom case. Some reasons for needing a watertight case include:

 

  1. Electrical equipment and water are never a good mix. Even the smallest amount of water can cause a short in general electrical equipment. If your case uses fans or other electrical devices to maintain temperature, water exposure could cause them to fail.
  2. Highly sensitive medical equipment should never be exposed to water. Water exposure could damage the equipment, leading to pricy repairs and failed projects or missions.
  3. If military equipment like weapons and ammunition is being transported, water exposure can never an option. Water damage can leave weapons faulty, putting soldiers and other personnel in danger when using the equipment.
  4. If a case isn’t watertight, transporters must by highly aware of how the case is transported and where the case is stored. A watertight case is able to be stored and transported in a number ways with no worry of damage from the elements.
  5. A watertight case will ensure the equipment inside will stay functional once they have reached their destination.

 

At Packaging Strategies Incorporated, we create custom cases that are watertight to protect the important equipment held inside. We know how essential watertight cases are when transporting equipment for medical and military purposes. We pride ourselves on creating cases that meet every need of our customer while also exceeding their expectations, at a price that is affordable and reasonable. We are also proud of our service to every arm of the Department of Defense and United States military.

 

To get started with a watertight case from PSI, call us today at 410-547-7877. You can also visit our contact page online.

 

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Source:

http://www.impactcases.com/blog/5-reasons-why-a-watertight-military-case-is-essential

 

Choosing your Electronic Case

August 14th, 2015

When you have electronic equipment to ship from one destination to another, it is essential to take special precautions to protect your equipment. While many believe that a regular case is enough for shipping their electronic equipment, they fail to realize the risk they are placing their equipment in.

When you ship electronic equipment, whether it is for military, medical, or other uses, you must protect not just the exterior of the equipment, but the interior as well. The interior of your electronic equipment is made of highly sensitive wires and electrons that allow it to function properly. Without the inner workings, your electronic equipment could malfunction or not work at all. When you need electronic equipment for military or medical needs, there is never time for malfunctioning equipment, which is why your electronic equipment should be shipped in a custom electronic case in the first place.
Electronic-Cases
A custom electronic case is created to protect your specific equipment during transportation. Through integration designs and custom cushion inserts, your equipment will be protected from even the harshest conditions. An aluminum case with a tight seal will help protect the exterior of the electronic equipment as well as keep out water, dust, and dirt that could cause serious damage to your equipment. Custom cushion inserts will help protect your electronic equipment in a number of different ways. The cushions will first help to keep your equipment organized, which will help make set up upon arrival easy. The cushions will also help to regulate the internal temperature of the case to keep your equipment in proper working order. The cushions will also help absorb any shocks caused by sudden movement, protecting the interior of your electronic equipment.

At Packaging Strategies Incorporated, we create custom aluminum cases to protect the important equipment held inside. We know how essential a custom aluminum case is when transporting equipment for military and medical purposes. We pride ourselves on creating cases that meet every need of our customer while also exceeding their expectations, at a price that is affordable and reasonable. We are also proud of our service to every arm of the Department of Defense and United States military.
To get started with a custom military case from PSI, call us today at 410-547-7877. You can also visit our contact page online.
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Injection Mold Cases: The Benefits

August 7th, 2015

benefits of injection molded cases
When it comes to developing a high quality product at a price that customers can afford, Packaging Strategies Incorporated exceeds all expectations. One of the ways PSI has been able to produce quality custom cases for the Baltimore area is through injection molded cases. While this method of case production may not seem beneficial, it actually holds several benefits for both the consumer and producer. Some benefits of using injection molded cases include:

1. Production can be made quickly, putting the product in the hand of the consumer quicker.
2. Customization is easier with the option to add fillers and inserts.
3. Hinges and locks can also be added during the production process.
4. Waste is almost non-existent. Any scrap material can be grounded down to be reused.
5. Post production is normally unnecessary, cutting labor cost.
6. Different types of material can be used during the process at the same time.

Materials that can be used are broken down into three different categories of polymers:

1. Thermoplastics- Polystyrene, nylon, polyethylene
2. Thermosets- Phenolic, Epoxy
3. Elastomers

The process to make the injection molded cases can be broken down into four different “times”. These times are as follows:

1. Fill Time- The time it takes for air to be removed from the mold cavity.
2. Pack Time- The time it takes to fill the mold with the material of choice.
3. Cool Time- The time it takes for the material to cool or set.
4. Dead Time- The time it takes for the part to be removed from the mold and the mold to be reset.

PSI strives to create a durable product for our consumers that will not only meet their casing needs, but exceed their expectations. PSI has been serving the Baltimore area for over 50 years and continues to lead the area in the custom cases and shipping cases industry.

If you’re interested in learning more about our injection molded cases, please contact Packaging Strategies Inc. by calling 410-547-7877, email info@psicases.com, or click here today!

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Source:
http://www.3dsystems.com/quickparts/learning-center/injection-molding-basics

http://www.beejaymolding.com/molding-advantages.html

Choosing your Roto Molded Case

July 31st, 2015

When looking for packaging solutions, especially when shipping delicate gear and instruments, it’s important to be aware of all your available option. One potential packing solution is the use of sturdy rotomold custom cases. Packing Stratagies Incorporated offers a number of rotomold cases suitable for transporting a wide variety of military goods and specialized technical equipment. Rotomold (which stands for rotationally molded) cases are made in machines which melt plastic and then rotates it until it takes the shape of a preinstalled metallic mold.

Roto-Molded Cases

While rotomold cases cannot be produced as quickly as those made via injection molding, Rotomold cases are much easier to make in larger sizes, and will naturally have thicker corners and edges, with thinner walls making it an ideal packaging solution for projects that require lightweight but durable cases. It’s also worth noting that, using rotational molding, manufacturers can customize wall thickness to achieve the optimal balance between weight and durability for your shipping needs, an option not available through other molding processes.

Rotational Molding is also a much more ecologically friendly process than injection or blow molding. It results in less waste and any excess can be melted down and reused in subsequent batches. Roto molded cases also allow the manufacturer greater.

Superior Roto Mold Manufacturing

If you’re looking for the Baltimore area’s premiere manufacturer of roto mold cases, and other kinds of custom casing, then look to Packing Stratagies Incorporated. PSI strives to create a durable product for our consumers that will not only meet their casing needs, but exceed their expectations. PSI has been serving the Baltimore area for over 50 years and continues to lead the area in the custom cases and shipping cases industry.

If you’re interested in learning more about our rotationally molded cases, please contact Packaging Strategies Inc. by calling 410-547-7877, email info@psicases.com, or click here today!

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The Need for an Electronic Case

July 24th, 2015

When you have electronic equipment to ship from one destination to another, it is essential to take special precautions to protect your equipment. While many believe that a regular case is enough for shipping their electronic equipment, they fail to realize the risk they are placing their equipment in.

When you ship electronic equipment, whether it is for military, medical, or other uses, you must protect not just the exterior of the equipment, but the interior as well. The interior of your electronic equipment is made of highly sensitive wires and electrons that allow it to function properly. Without the inner workings, your electronic equipment could malfunction or not work at all. When you need electronic equipment for military or medical needs, there is never time for malfunctioning equipment, which is why your electronic equipment should be shipped in a custom electronic case in the first place.
Electronic-Cases
A custom electronic case is created to protect your specific equipment during transportation. Through integration designs and custom cushion inserts, your equipment will be protected from even the harshest conditions. An aluminum case with a tight seal will help protect the exterior of the electronic equipment as well as keep out water, dust, and dirt that could cause serious damage to your equipment. Custom cushion inserts will help protect your electronic equipment in a number of different ways. The cushions will first help to keep your equipment organized, which will help make set up upon arrival easy. The cushions will also help to regulate the internal temperature of the case to keep your equipment in proper working order. The cushions will also help absorb any shocks caused by sudden movement, protecting the interior of your electronic equipment.

At Packaging Strategies Incorporated, we create custom aluminum cases to protect the important equipment held inside. We know how essential a custom aluminum case is when transporting equipment for military and medical purposes. We pride ourselves on creating cases that meet every need of our customer while also exceeding their expectations, at a price that is affordable and reasonable. We are also proud of our service to every arm of the Department of Defense and United States military.
To get started with a custom military case from PSI, call us today at 410-547-7877. You can also visit our contact page online.
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Do I need a Custom Case from PSI?

July 17th, 2015

Custom-built case

If you have important medical, electric, or military equipment that needs to be shipped, you need a case that is strong enough for the job. If you choose a cheap, low quality shipping case, your expensive and sensitive equipment could become damaged during transportation. This is why you need to trust your packing solutions to Packaging Strategies Incorporated.

PSI has grown into a leader within the custom case industry over the past 50 years and has partnered with a wide range of both private and public companies. Whether we are partnering with Northrop Grumman or a branch of the United States Armed Forces, PSI has been there to create custom packaging solutions for all of their transportation needs. PSI offers four areas of service to help create high quality cases at a reasonable price:

1. Product Fulfillment- PSI makes sure to keep a constant inventory of the parts we need to house for your project. We also make sure to include a schematic, so items can be placed back in their proper place after being removed.
2. System Integrations- Our team uses their years of experience in the engineering field as well as PSI’s on site manufacturing equipment in order to handle all steps in the system integration process.
3. Cushioning Solutions- PSI knows that one of the best ways to ensure safe transportation for equipment is through a foam or cushioned interior. We use 3D modeling techniques along with our state of the art fabrication equipment to create a cushion solution that meets your transportation needs.
4. Protective Container Solutions- PSI has partnered with the best names in the casing industry in order to offer the highest quality cases to our customers at a price they can afford. PSI offers:
SKB Cases
Hardigg Cases
Custom Pelican Cases

Want to get started with Packaging Strategies Incorporated? Call us today at 410-547-7877, or visit our contact page here.

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Materials to Use for your Custom Case

July 10th, 2015

PSI Custom Case Materials
When it comes to producing a strong and reliable custom case for your equipment, there are certain characteristics to look for. Your custom case should be sturdy, airtight, watertight, and created with quality materials. While some materials are ideal for creating a custom case, other materials should be avoided when making a new case. Here is a closer look into custom case materials.

Custom case materials to avoid when creating a new case include:

1. Plywood- While plywood may seem like a sturdy and environmental friendly option; this material will fail to provide the strength and durability needed for your custom case. Plywood will become weak and vulnerable to mold and rot should it travel to a humid area. Damage to the case could also allow moisture into the case, causing serious damage to your equipment.
2. Plastic- Plastic is a very commonly used material in many popular industries; however it should not be on your list for custom case materials. Plastic becomes vulnerable when exposed to extreme materials, meaning it won’t be able to hold up in extreme conditions. Heat will cause the case to melt while cold will cause the case to crack.
3. Wood Laminates- Similar to plywood, these materials are unable to handle extreme travel conditions. Wood laminates cannot stand up to the changes in humidity, temperature, and overall travel conditions, leaving your expensive and essential equipment vulnerable to irreplaceable damage.

Custom case materials to reach for when creating a new case include:

1. Aluminum- When it comes to quality custom case materials, aluminum is the best way to go. Aluminum is sturdy enough to withstand travel conditions without the fear of a crack or chip in the case. Aluminum can also withstand changes in temperature and humidity while never leaving your equipment vulnerable.
2. Foam Interiors- If you want to increase the protection surrounding your equipment, choose custom foam interiors to fit into your aluminum case. Foam interiors will keep your equipment safe from shock vibrations while also helping to monitor temperature.

At Packaging Strategies Incorporated, we create custom aluminum cases to protect the important equipment held inside. We know how essential a custom aluminum case is when transporting equipment for military and medical purposes. We pride ourselves on creating cases that meet every need of our customer while also exceeding their expectations, at a price that is affordable and reasonable. We are also proud of our service to every arm of the Department of Defense and United States military.

To get started with a custom military case from PSI, call us today at 410-547-7877. You can also visit our contact page online.

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Celebrating Independence Day

July 2nd, 2015

Independence Day

This Friday marks the 239th birthday of the United States of America. July 4th is the most celebrated day in America, as it highlights the independence of the United States from Britain. As Americans from all across the country begin to celebrate the holiday with parades, cookouts, and fireworks, here are a few things to remember about the holiday!

  1. Declaration of Independence- Independence Day is the celebration of the signing of the document known as the Declaration of Independence. This document, signed by Robert Livingston, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Thomas Jefferson, declared America’s independence from Britain.
  2. Federal Holiday- Although Independence Day had been celebrated since 1776, Congress didn’t declare the day a federal holiday until 1938.
  3. Not the Accurate Date- While we continue to celebrate our Independence on July 4th, the truth still remains that the actual time of independence came at least a month later. The Declaration of Independence was fully signed by each member of the Continental Congress until August 2nd and didn’t reach King George the Third until August 30th.
  4. Death of Two Men- On July 4th, 1826, 50 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson passed away within hours of one another.
  5. Fireworks- The tradition of fireworks on July 4th began around the 19th century when citizens began to light and set off left over explosives from the war. Today, over 14,000 fireworks displays are ignited each year for the holiday.

Packaging Strategies Incorporated enjoys celebrating the independence of the United States of America each year. Our company is proud to continue our partnership with every branch of the United States Armed Forces who continue to protect the independence of the American people.

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Source:

http://heavy.com/news/2014/07/independence-day-july-4-america/

Avoiding Custom Case Mistakes

June 26th, 2015

Custom Case Mistakes

When you have expensive and sensitive equipment to travel for military or medical purposes, you are in need of custom cases. However, with so many custom cases to choose from, people tend to make mistakes when purchasing their custom cases. Here are some of the common custom case mistakes made by those who are making purchases.

Custom Case Mistake #1

One of the main mistakes made when purchasing custom cases is the lack of customization for an attempt of a lower price. Many believe that in order to have a case customized for their specific job needs, the price for the case would increase to a point of breaking a budget. However, this is not always the case. When you choose a custom case company such as Packaging Strategies Incorporated, you are able to have your case customized at a price that fits within your budget. This also means that you won’t sacrifice the overall quality of your case for a lower price.

Custom Case Mistake #2

When looking for a custom case, many pick a case with the best case scenario in mind. This means they believe their case will be transported in ideal conditions with minimal to no change in travel conditions. However, when you choose a custom case, you must consider every possible scenario that could take place during transportation. This includes:
1. Stacking
2. Altitude Changes
3. Collisions with Vehicles
4. Collisions with Cases
5. Weather Changes
6. Poor Handling
7. Chemical Exposure
8. Water Exposure

Custom Case Mistake #3

One of the final mistakes made when purchasing custom cases for your equipment is choosing cheap or ineffective materials. While plastic or wood may seem like safe materials to use for a custom case, they are actually one of the worst. When you choose a custom case, choose those created with aluminum and foam. Aluminum is known to be both water and debris resistant while also helping to maintain a safe internal temperature. Foam is used to make customizable inserts for your case to add an extra layer of protection for your equipment.

At Packaging Strategies Incorporated, we create custom aluminum cases to protect the important equipment held inside. We know how essential a custom aluminum case is when transporting equipment for military and medical purposes. We pride ourselves on creating cases that meet every need of our customer while also exceeding their expectations, at a price that is affordable and reasonable. We are also proud of our service to every arm of the Department of Defense and United States military.

To get started with a custom military case from PSI, call us today at 410-547-7877. You can also visit our contact page online.

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