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Aluminium or Plastic for Your Custom Case?

custom caseNo one case is ideal for every single transport or protection application. There are so many different situations and so much unique and sensitive equipment out there that this would be impossible. This is why there are cases in numerous sizes and shapes, with different features, and made of different materials. When it comes to choosing the perfect custom case for your needs, you may wonder if plastic or aluminum will suit better. Here are some things to help you decide.

The Plastic Custom Case

Plastic cases are either injection-molded or thermoformed from incredibly hardy plastic. They are watertight and can be created to be crushproof and shockproof. They come in various sizes and with numerous features and options for customization. This can be helpful across a wide range of applications. These options include but are not limited to:

 

-Interior Case Ramps

-Custom Foam

-Inserts

-Brackets

-Racks

-Dividers

-Straps

-Shock-mounting

-Guitar Hangers

-Drawers

-Nets

-Hardware

-Wheels and Casters

-Labels and Logos

-Locks

-Routings and Holes

-Powder Coating  

The Aluminum Custom Case  

There are numerous benefits when it comes to choosing a custom case made from aluminum.

They are available in a vast range of sizes and can also be made waterproof. Aluminum is lightweight yet incredibly strong. While being incredibly durable, it is a relatively affordable metal. Aluminum also offers the benefits of being resistant to corrosion and harmful UV radiation. It is also fully recyclable. Aluminum custom cases have similar customizing options to plastic cases, with a few key differences. There are some offerings for aluminum cases that are just not possible for plastic custom cases. These include:  

 

-Inserts

-Dividers

-Custom Foam

-Racks

-Brackets

-Shock-Mounting

-Straps

-Trays

-Nets

-Drawers

-Wheels and Casters

-Logos and Labels

-Hardware

-EMI/RF Shielding

-Locks

-Routings and Holes

-Custom Reinforcements

-I/O Panels

Advanced Packaging, Inc. for Your Custom Case Needs

Advanced Packaging, Inc. has an incredible amount of experience making custom cases from a wide range of materials for a wide range of objects. We have the latest in quality assurance technology to make sure that whether you need aluminum custom casing or quality package testing for your product, we can get the job done safely, quickly, and expertly. If you would like to learn more about our custom packaging, give us a call at 1-888-206-5250 or visit us online. For more tips on picking the right custom case for you, follow us on YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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