Technical Briefs

Design Tips for Large Plastic Long Life Reusable Containers

Overview The standard size of a reusable plastic case would seem to preclude its use to package large, heavy items. However, just because a part is big and bulky doesn’t mean that it cannot utilize a custom, airtight, reusable plastic case. Large industrial, aerospace, military, and automotive components in particular can benefit from this type…

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Design FAQ: Enhancing Hard Cases Through Visual Design

Q: When should I start thinking about visual design for my hard case? A: Most designers start with basic functionality like case size, part protection, wheels or no wheels, and so forth, which are the most critical and need to be addressed adequately. However, the visual components of a case can serve critical aesthetic and…

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Design FAQ: Designing Case Interiors for Superior Usability

Q: When do I begin the process of designing a case interior for my transportable equipment? A: For faster and more efficient market launches and better budgetary planning, we recommend you start designing your case early in the product design cycle to ensure a properly configured package. This is particularly necessary for highly sensitive and…

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Powerful Visual Design: 3 Key Enhancements

When designing a hard sided case solution, most designers start with basic functionality – case size, protecting the parts, wheels or no wheels, and so forth. It makes sense to start here, as these functional parameters are most critical and need to be addressed adequately. However, there is an additional aspect of your packaging solution…

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Navigating Protection Packaging Standards.

There are multiple design and testing standards to address the design and validation testing of a hard sided case. Having a base understanding of these standards will aid in the design of any reusable packaging project, as well as establishing validation testing needed to prove out performance after the package is deployed.

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