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Pelican Cases - The World’s Toughest Protective Case Option

Peli watertight, impact resistant hard cases, with manufacturers lifetime guarantee

Peli cases are the most well-known and widely used waterproof equipment cases available today. Having expanded from the original Peli Protector range to now include Peli Air, Ruck, Hardback, Micro and Storm Case / roto moulded options previously manufactured by Hardigg (which became part of Peli in 2009), there is a case for application, industry, or product.

Every one of the Peli cases available from GWP – an official distributor of Pelican Cases in the UK – can also be customised including the addition of engineered foam inserts and exterior branding / print.

Please see below for the full range of Peli protective cases available or get in touch for further information.

Peli air cases

Peli™ Air

Peli Air Case Colours

10+ Sizes
Up to 40% Lighter

Peli micro case

Peli™ Micro

Peli Micro Case Colours

7+ Sizes
Extra Tough

Peli hardback case

Peli™ Hardback

Peli Hardback Case Colours

5 Sizes
Laptop / Tablets

Peli hardigg isp2 cases

Peli™ ISP2

Peli ISP2 Case Colours

70+ Sizes
Stacking Pattern

Peli Protector Cases

Peli™ Protector

Peli Protector Case Colours

40+ Sizes
Industry Leader

Peli ruck cases

Peli™ Ruck

Peli Ruck Case Colours

3 Sizes
Moulded Bumpers

Peli hardigg single lid cases

Peli™ Single Lid

Peli Single Lid Case Colours

250+ Sizes
Hardigg Developed

Peli Storm case

Storm Case™

Storm case colours

20+ Sizes
GWP Recommended

Hardigg rack mount cases

Peli™ Rack Mount

Storm case colours

8 x Options
19″ Housing

Custom Peli Cases

Standard and bespoke Pelican case options

Regardless of the Peli case you select for use at your business, you can further improve performance and usability in a number of ways. Whilst this includes a range of standard accessories, both custom Peli case foam and external printed branding can be added too.

Please see below for a full range of options.

Peli lid organiser

Lid Organiser

Improve organisation and use of space

Peli bezel kit


Mounting for specialist electronics

Peli case shoulder strap

Shoulder Strap

Improve comfort and usability

Peli padded dividers trek-pack

Padded Dividers

Adjustable alternative to foam lining

Explorer case foam lining

Foam Lining

Low cost option for protecting your important items

Explorer custom foam

Custom Foam Inserts

Bespoke foam inserts tailored to your requirements

Printed peli storm cases


Screen or digital print options to add company branding

Peli Case Alternatives

Other waterproof cases to consider

The success of Pelican cases has seen a wide range of similar options being made available. You can see these similar hard equipment cases below, or alternatively read this detailed guide on which Peli case alternatives are best for your specific requirements.

B&W Cases

B&W Cases

B&W case colours

25+ Sizes
Low Cost Option

Explorer 4419 Case



30+ Sizes
Extra Durable

Nanuk cases


Nanuk case colours

15+ Sizes
Feature Packed

SKB Cases

SKB iSeries

SKB 3i case colours

45+ Sizes
IP68 Rated

SKB 3s cases

SKB 3s Cases

SKB 3S Series Case Colours

10 Sizes
Durable Construction

More Info on Peli Cases

Waterproof, extra durable transit / equipment cases

To put in perspective how popular and enduring Peli cases are, it should be noted that the first one (Pelican Protector) was developed and launched in 1978.

Over the following 4 decades, Pelican cases have become the byword for the highest levels of protection (from dust, water, impact, mishandling etc.) as well as usability and features. In fact, the term “peli case” is now often used as a generic term to describe any similar waterproof case!

With the original Pelican cases only undergoing minor iterations over the years, a number of other Peli case options have been launched to cater to specific segments and applications.

This includes the smaller sized Peli Micro and Ruck case ranges, the lighter (and therefore easier to handle) Peli Air, and the Peli Hardback collection (specifically for laptops, tablets, and similar equipment).

Peli also purchased their long-time competitor, Hardigg, in 2009. This means that the Storm Case range, as well as the ISP2 and single lid roto mould cases, are now part of the range too.

Custom Peli Cases

As well as the different Pelican case types – alongside the size and colour options – there are also a number of options for enhancing the various Peli cases.

A wide range of standard options includes PICK N PLUCK foam inserts, padded dividers, shoulder straps, bezel kits (for mounting electronics), lid organisers and more.

However, it is possible to add completely custom features too.

The most common of these is to add custom engineered foam inserts. Peli case foam of this type is not only a perfect fit for the case, but is also fully tailored to the tools, products or equipment that is to be protected. These foam inserts can be different colours, have laser etched branding, and can even offer precisely calculated levels of cushioning performance.

The majority of Peli cases also allow for exterior branding, applied with screen or digitally printed graphics (although printed / cut vinyl can also be applied).

All of this means that, whatever your requirement, you can source a Pelican case that is perfectly tailored to your exact specification.

Peli Case FAQs

Common questions regarding Pelican Cases

Despite their popularity and widespread use, it is not uncommon to have a number of questions regarding Pelican cases.

As such, the below section covers some of the most frequently asked questions – and answers – relating to Peli cases.

What is a Peli case?

In essence, a Peli case is brand of plastic (injection moulded) case. It is the original case of this type and is known for providing exceptional protection against impact, mishandling and vibration. They are also waterproof and dust tight (being IP67 rated)

Is Peli and Pelican the same company?

Effectively, Peli and Pelican are interchangeable. The term Peli is the branding given to the cases in Europe, with Pelican used in the United States and other regions. The cases themselves and their level of performance are identical.

Are Peli cases waterproof?

All of the cases in the Peli range are completely watertight, being IP67 rated (this also means they are resistance to dust and particles entering the case too). This is achieved due to the exterior shell combined with an integral “O Ring” seal.

Are Pelican cases made in the USA?

Pelican cases are manufactured in the US, including at their Torrance headquarters in California, alongside facility in Massachusetts. They have global distribution centres throughout the world, with Barcelona in Spain serving the European market.

What is the difference between Pelican and Storm cases?

There is very little difference when comparing Peli vs Storm cases. Both have particular strengths and weaknesses, so which is the “best” may depend on your specific application. The features and benefits of these 2 cases are very similar.

What are Peli cases used for?

Pelican® cases are used for a huge range of applications. This includes, but is not limited to, firearms storage, emergency medical supplies, surveillance equipment, digital hardware, investigation equipment, mobile communications, service engineers, airline carry on cases, product sample cases and even sales demo kits!

Who are Hardigg?

Hardigg Industries are a manufacturer of protective cases, most notable Storm Case and a range of rotationally moulded cases (including ISP2, Single Lid, and various rack mount options). The company was acquired by Pelican in 2009.

What Peli case alternatives are there?

Although cases such as the Peli 1510, Peli 1150 and Peli case 1650 are all incredibly popular, there are a number of Peli case alternatives that are worth considering. This includes Explorer cases, Nanuk, SKB, B&W and even EXOCase (waterproof flight case).

Are there any cheap Peli Cases?

Due to their high levels of performance, established customer base and premium features, Peli cases are amongst the more expensive waterproof case options. If you are looking for a cheap Peli case option, one of the cases from B&W or Explorer may be a better fit for your budget.

Peli Cases for Sale

Source market leading waterproof cases with full customisation options

Although GWP Protective do not keep a stock holding, we are official UK distributors Peli cases (including the full range of options and variants).

So, not only can you source Pelican cases at extremely competitive prices, but you can also add a number of custom options at the same time.

In fact, by specifying custom foam inserts, branding, and a range of stock accessories, you can benefit from a Peli case with a level of performance and usability tailored to your specific requirements.

Besides this, you can count on unbiased and impartial advice on the best protective case option for your specific requirements, as well as being able to receive no obligation quotes and the highest levels of customer service at all times.

So, why not work alongside a protective case supplier (and foam converter) with more than 25 years’ experience when looking to source custom Peli cases for your business?

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