Archive for the ‘Packaging Solutions’ Category

Regulate That Material!

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Custom Case Materials

Which custom case materials will regulate temperature best?

Custom Cases can be made for practically any transporting need. From medical transportation to transportation of technology, every product has its own specifications that need to be met to make the custom case a success. This week we are going to talk about the best materials to regulate internal temperature in a case for highly sensitive objects.

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Why Plastic is One of the Best Materials for a Custom Case

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Plastic Custom Cases

Why is plastic one of the best materials to use in a custom case? Learn here!

Whether you are transporting sensitive electronics, delicate medical equipment, or something else, the right custom case should give you peace of mind and the durability you need. Plastic is a fantastic material for custom cases because it offers numerous customization options in addition to being shock resistant, watertight, and airtight. Here are some of the major advantages of choosing plastic for your custom case. (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…)

Emergency Cases from PSI Cases

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Emergency Cases

Why might you need an emergency case? Find out here!

If you’re anything like us, you like to be prepared. That can mean being prepared for all kinds of emergencies. Natural disasters, terror strikes, or accidents can lead to all kinds of awful strategies. When you can’t rely on anything else, you can rely on PSI Cases. Whether you need to keep your documents and valuables safe or keep emergency backup supplies, emergency cases by PSI Cases are a great option for you.

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How is Shock Protection Measured?

Monday, February 1st, 2016
Custom Foam Interior Shock Protection

Shock protection is an important concept for your custom cases and its cargo.

Whether you are transporting delicate medical devices that easily knock out of calibration or sensitive electronic devices that are a drop away from certain death (okay, maybe that’s dramatic)—shock protection is incredibly important when it comes to choosing the right custom packaging or case. How exactly is shock protection measured and why is it so important? (more…)

Why Go with Plastic for Your Custom Cases?

Monday, January 25th, 2016
Watertight Plastic Custom Cases

Plastic is a great choice as a material for your custom case. Learn more why.

When it comes time to choose between aluminum metal and plastic for your custom cases, the decision can be incredibly daunting. Why is plastic a great choice for custom cases? To start, it’s shock-resistant, watertight, airtight, and customizable to almost all of your needs! (more…)

Why Should You Conduct Package Testing?

Monday, January 11th, 2016
Custom Case Package Testing

A thorough package testing ensures that your custom case has what it takes to protect your valuable cargo.

Regardless of the product that your business makes, you should always conduct package testing before you start shipping out orders to all of your customers. Why is package testing worth your while? Not only does it save you money and potential fines, it saves your customers a huge headache in securing a replacement or refund from you. Beyond those, there are still more reasons why package testing is important. Why should you conduct package testing? (more…)

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…)

Expanded Polystyrene and Custom Cases

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
expanded polystyrene

Expanded polystyrene – very useful for the needs of some custom cases.

In order to understand what expanded polystyrene and its role in custom cases is, you must first understand exactly what polystyrene is and how it functions. In order to learn more and make the most informed and best possible decisions when it comes to your custom case needs, read on. (more…)

Where did Polyurethane Foam Come From?

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
polyurethane foam

Polyurethane foam is a lightweight packing material designed to protect your sensitive items!

Polyurethane foam is a material we use as inserts for our custom cases here at PSI, and it is a wonderful material! It can be found almost any place you can think of, from car seats to mattresses and even shoes. Without it, modern life would be less comfortable. Have you ever wondered how this material was formulated? Today we’re going to take a look at the timeline of the polyurethane foam revolution. (more…)