Archive for December, 2015

Removable Racks Can Make Equipment Exchange Simple

Monday, December 28th, 2015
Custom Case With Removable Racks

Removable racks can make your equipment exchange much easier in a less than ideal environment.

Even the most flexible technician can have trouble installing electrical equipment in a rack mount case. Generally, connections in the rear are made before mounting the unit inside the rack. However, it usually happens that cables bunch up behind the equipment and preventing it from sliding it into place properly. You then need another set of hands to draw the cables out gently while the hardware is pushed in, only once this is done can the securing screws be inserted. It’s tough enough to do in optimum conditions, so imagine how difficult it is to do in the field, potentially in low light conditions, with no help! Removable racks can help make this task much easier and is a great solution. Is a rack mount case equipped with removable racks the right case for your needs? (more…)

ATA Specifications and Your Custom Case

Monday, December 21st, 2015
Plane ATA

ATA specifications ensure that shipping containers are standardized.

In 2012 it was reported that American Airlines was getting rid of their paper flight manuals and switching to iPads. It may have seemed like the company was getting ahead of the technology curve and adapting early to the possibilities of tablets. It’s more likely, however, that the reason for the switch had everything to do with weight. iPads weigh much less than paper manuals and weight is a critically important issue that airlines pay attention to. More fuel  for an aircraft is needed when more weight is added.  (more…)

Choose The Right Color For Your Custom Case

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Picking the right color for your custom cases can help you protect your precious cargo from the effects of heat.

There are numerous factors that go into creating the perfect custom case for your equipment and needs. Knowing where your equipment is going and what kind of environmental challenges it will face is key. How will it be traveling? Will it suffer direct exposure to sunlight and moisture? Will it be victim to high or low temperatures which can be potentially damaging? While there are a number of technological advancements which can be used to reduce the inner temperature of custom cases, color cannot be forgotten. In fact, depending on the conditions your case will meet, choosing the color wisely can eliminate the need for extra cooling technology completely.   (more…)

How We Make Your Custom Case Durable

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Ever wonder how we make our cases so durable, yet so lightweight?

Transit cases are designed to take abuse. After all, they bang against each other in the backs of trucks, are dropped, and take shocking hits from every side. People expect them to be able to take everything thrown at them and protect their delicate cargo. In addition, they need to be as light as possible for easy transport. How do custom case manufacturers balance all of these requirements? There are three ways we can make a custom case durable enough to protect your cargo while still keeping it lightweight. (more…)

Strategies for Choosing the Right Custom Case

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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When designing a custom case it is helpful to think of your unique needs and what the case is to be used for.

When you choose a custom case for your needs, you’re going to have to make a lot of decisions on the details of its manufacture. It is critical that you take stock of all of the demands that your case is going to have to undergo. Custom cases are able to be designed to exacting specifications, so no matter what situations it needs to survive, we can design one to incorporate them to ensure your cargo makes it to its destination safely. Here are some strategies you should employ and things to think about when choosing the right custom case. (more…)