Archive for January, 2017

Single-Lid or Double-Entry Rack Mount: Which is Right for the Job?

Friday, January 27th, 2017
Single-Lid Custom Case

A single-lid case is highly customizable and can serve many needs.

When it comes time to choose the right custom case for your product, there are countless decisions to make from which type of molding to use, to the design, to the right configuration for maximum shock protection. Here are some of the core differences between single-lid custom cases and double-entry rack mount cases. (more…)

Choosing the Right Interior for Your Military Custom Case

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Military Custom Case

Foam inserts are one way a military custom case can protect your delicate cargo.

Whenever essential equipment needs to be shipped to members of the military, it is crucial that the cargo does not arrive damaged in any way. Damage to the equipment during transport could end up proving fatal. Service members may be under fire or in a critical situation where the success of the mission depends on the successful delivery of this equipment. If the equipment is malfunctioning when it reaches its destination, it could quite literally be a matter of life and death. When you need to ship equipment and keep it protected from damage, the best course of action is to ship it with a military custom case. The interior of this case can be designed to accommodate any need your equipment requires. What are the kinds of things you should consider when choosing the right interior for your military custom case? (more…)

The Importance of the Prototype Custom Case

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Prototype Custom Case

A prototype can help you identify any design flaws in your custom case or add special features to the finished product.

A key milestone in the development of any product, from iPhones to clothing, is the manufacture of a prototype. Prototypes are also useful in the development of custom cases. A prototype is a precursor to the making of a final product. They are often used for photo shoots, trade shows, customer feedback, and design verification and they allow manufacturers and customers to understand the product. What are the benefits of a prototype custom case? Let’s dig in. (more…)

What is a Custom Case Load Spreader?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Custom Case Load Spreader

A load spreader reduces the strain on the materials that a custom case is made of.

If you have a heavy cargo that needs to be transported in a custom case, you may be thinking about the human toll required for its transportation. Certainly, when possible, custom cases loaded with cargo need to be light enough to be able to be handled by humans or machinery. But you may not be thinking about the toll that heavy cargo can put on the custom case itself. Stress is defined as the measure of a load divided by area, and this stress can damage even the toughest materials. For very high payloads that need to be transported in a small area, a load spreader may be the solution. (more…)