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Aluminium Cases

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Foam inserts, printing and more

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Tailored pricing on all orders

Case and foam experts

More than 25 years experience

Lightweight aluminium cases

Aluminium cases provide you with a wide range of benefits, including being lightweight, durable, easy to clean, and resistant to rust. Aluminium containers are widely used for transit applications, as equipment cases, and by sports teams for their kit (travel skips). Popular options include Bott and Zarges case ranges.

Aluminium tool cases and trunks

Zarges Eurobox aluminium cases

Zarges Eurobox

A quality aluminium case with plastic stacking corners, plus optional castors and insert trays.

Zarges K470 40846 case

Zarges K470

Manufactured in Germany using quality materials, Zarges K470 cases come in 25 sizes.

Aluminium case with foam inserts

Custom foam inserts

Tailored to your tools and equipment, you can use foam inserts with any aluminium case.

Bott Cases

Bott aluminium cases

Bott cases combine quality construction, cost effective prices, and sizes based on euro pallets.

Zarges Box

Zarges Box

The lowest cost Zarges cases, these containers provide light weight, stability and durability.

Aluminium carry cases

Zarges K411 Cases

Zarges K411

A durable alternative to plastic carry cases, Zarges K411 are available in 10 size options.

Zarges K410 40765 aluminium case

Zarges K410

The K410 alu cases are suitable for storing tools, equipment, and even hazardous goods.

Printed smart cases

Smart Case

These premium sample cases are ideal for impressing clients in sales meetings.

N Cases

N Case / N Case 2

The N Case ranges allow for producing high-quality carry cases in bespoke sizes.

Aluminium flight cases

Aluminium flight case

Custom flight cases

Aluminium flight cases can be produced in custom sizes to suit specific equipment and minimise transit costs.

Specialist metal cases and transit boxes

Aluminium kit skip

Travel skips

Lightweight and easy to clean, Kit Skips are widely used by professional sports teams

Lithium battery packaging

Lithium battery cases

Specific Zarges cases can be UN3480 certified to transport lithium batteries safely.

Aluminium Case FAQs

Answers to common questions regarding aluminium flight cases

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What types of aluminium cases are available?

There is a wide range of options when sourcing aluminium cases for your business. Choices include standard Zarges, Maxado and Bott cases plus custom-built aluminium flight cases. This range of options ensures a suitable case regardless of your application or requirements.

Why should I use aluminium cases?

Aluminium cases provide a wide range of benefits. Most notably, however, they have an excellent strength-to-weight ratio (their light weight makes them ideal for shipping and air cargo), and they are also hygienic and easy to clean.

Will aluminium cases become rusty?

A common misconception is that aluminium cases will rust if exposed to the elements. Instead, a minimal layer of oxidisation occurs, preventing further corrosion/damage to the case. This behaviour means aluminium cases are suitable for applications where they may get wet or are exposed to inclement weather conditions.

What is an aluminium flight case?

Whilst the two terms are interchangeable, aluminium cases typically refer to pre-fabricated trunks and containers (Zarges cases, for example). Aluminium flight cases are similar to standard flight cases but use aluminium material for the panels (allowing their manufacture in bespoke sizes).

Are aluminium cases heavy or difficult to handle?

Aluminium cases are exceptionally light, which makes them easy to handle and transport. Their low weight can also help to reduce shipping costs, particularly where this is a critical factor (such as air travel).

What applications are aluminium cases suitable for?

The strength and durability of aluminium cases mean businesses can use them in most industrial applications. However, they are also commonly used for shipping, medical applications (as they are easy to clean) and even for transporting professional sports kits and equipment.

Who are Zarges?

Zarges are one of the largest manufacturers of aluminium cases, renowned for its high-quality products. Their range includes the K470 and Eurobox options, specialist rack housing and battery boxes.

What is a “kit skip”?

A kit skip is a name to describe the aluminium cases used by professional (and semi-professional) sports teams to transport their kit and equipment. They are popular with Premier League football teams and are easy to clean and handle, making them ideal for transporting both clean and muddy kits.

Can I add foam inserts or foam lining to aluminium cases?

You can customise any aluminium case with various foam inserts. Options include simple foam lining, fully engineered foam inserts, and tool control (amongst others). Aluminium containers can also have print and branding applied and incorporate wheels, handles, etc., as required.

Buy aluminium cases

Source the optimum aluminium cases for your business / application

If you believe that one of the varying aluminium case options listed could be the perfect solution for your equipment, products or a specific application, then GWP can help.

As independent case suppliers – covering not only aluminium options but also waterproof cases, sample cases, carry cases and even custom-built options – GWP can offer competitive pricing and genuinely impartial and unbiased advice.

Combine this with the ability to add precisely engineered foam inserts, branding and other bespoke options, and you can have a custom aluminium case tailored precisely to your requirements.

If this sounds like it could benefit your business, please get in touch today for a completely free, no-obligation quote.

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