Protective or outer Cases are manufactured with the sole purpose of protecting the object which is placed inside them. Protective cases range enormously in their design and applications and can be as simple as a polythene bag to a large custom made packing crate. Cases for items such as cameras and other fragile objects are readily available from any quality outer casing manufacturer, and a wide range of equipment is available.
These cases can be manufactured using many different materials, and a typical protective case would resemble a typical suitcase. This will generally be a durable material such as aluminum for the outer casing, while the interior will consist of a rigid foam, which will minimize any impact the protective case may endure. Protective cases are very resistant to impacts, and waterproof protective cases are also available.
Watertight and crush-proof cases by the Outer casing manufacturer can offer almost total protection from many situations. These cases can be manufactured from structural copolymer resin. Incorporated into the protective shell of the case is a pressure valve that allows pressure equalization. A neoprene O ring or gasket in the lid ensures the tongue and groove seal remains watertight.
Hinges and handle interlocks may form an integral part of the molding, making the protective case extremely resistant to damage in the event of rough handling. A locking mechanism, which may also be an integral part of the molding, ensures the contents are kept safe. These types of cases are very popular with the armed forces.
Protective cases are highly durable, generally watertight, airtight, corrosion and dustproof, and are able to withstand extreme conditions. Many cases are available with a range of interior fittings. Empty case, foam inserts, or padded dividers along with other accessories can also be purchased.
Several types of protective cases are available for various different applications. Some of these can include:
Many of these cases may require a specific or special item to be protected, and the foam inserts that line the interior of the case are customizable. This may be carried out by the supplier or manufacturer or even the customer. This is often simply achieved by removing or cutting away the foam to the shape of the item that is to be fitted into the case. This brings an efficient cushioning technique and thus protecting the desired object from rough handling that might occur.
Protective cases are used in a wide range of industries, and they are extremely important where the transportation of sensitive products and items are necessary.