Waterproof Moulded Cases.
Cases with performance & visual appeal
Explorer cases are one of the most well established waterproof case brands in Europe and beyond. Designed and developed in Italy (which is reflected in their stylish appearance), they are widely utilised by both military and emergency services throughout the continent.
Offering exceptional levels of protection from water, dust, impact, shock and general mis-handling, the cases are also available with custom foam inserts to perfectly fit your products or equipment. Find out how they could aid your operations by getting in touch.
01: Key Benefits of Explorer Cases.
Why should you use Explorer Cases?
Explorer cases market themselves on being the most visually attractive waterproof cases available, thanks to their Italian heritage. Whilst this may be mostly subjective, their appearance is coupled with a wide range of benefits and performance that has been military certified.
Features and benefits of Explorer Cases at a glance
02: Why Use Explorer Cases?
Attractive waterproof cases with a strong heritage of military use
As one of the most popular protective cases on the market, GWP Protective are able to supply and customise the full range of Explorer Cases.
If you use an Explorer Case you can be certain that it will offer superb performance – being practically impossible to break, offering water and dust resistance, a wide range of interior options (including GWP engineered foam inserts) and much more besides.
Used extensively in a wide range of industries, including military, navy and avionics, medical, metrological, offshore and even professional photographic equipment and cameras, any technical, expensive or delicate item will be exceptionally well protected if transported or stored in an Explorer Case.
03: Explorer Case Features.
Protective cases that also offer exceptional usability
Being the first hard-wearing moulded case to be designed and manufactured in Europe, and as a true alternative to the Peli and Storm Cases, Explorer cases showcase their Italian heritage through an aesthetic appearance that is based on clean lines and understanding of attractive appearance.
However, using an Explorer Case provides much more than simply good looks.
Being virtually unbreakable, and coming with a lifetime guarantee (an indication of how confident Explorer are in their protective cases), the cases have also been extensively tested for use in military applications.
Please see below for a list of the accreditations / certiftication achieved by Explorer cases.
As well as surpassing these military standards, and boasting a temperature rating in excess of -33°C to +90°C, it guarantees that Explorer cases are perfect for use in even the harshest of environments.
Add in NATO stock numbers, impact and shock resistance and a range of over 26 sizes across 3 standard colours, it means that if you need a protective case solution, Explorer Cases are certain to not let you down.
Certification and Testing
04: Custom Explorer Case Options.
Custom foam inserts, electronics bezel kits, branding and more
Of course, the real value that GWP Protective can add to these already great cases is through the wealth of customisation options we provide.
Being expert foam converters, we can create inserts that are a perfect fit for both the case and the item to be transported, including exceptionally intricate profiles that are captured digitally using the latest equipment.
Using the highest grade foams (including Plastazote), Explorer cases with GWP foam inserts can offer an unsurpassed level of protection.
Further to this, we can also enhance any Explorer case through a number of branding options. This can include laser etching the foam inserts with logos, instructions or identification, and doing the same with the exterior surfaces of the case through a range of printing and labelling options.
You can even specify the case colour – even a non-standard hue – if the order quantity is sufficient.
Besides this, due to the popularity of Explorer cases there are a wide range of accessories available that we can also include.
From divider sets to straps and even backpacks, the Explorer case range is exceptionally versatile, which makes it perfect for a wide range of applications.
05: Applications / Images.
Image gallery highlighting typical applications / industries utilising Explorer Cases
The first hard-wearing moulded case to be designed and manufactured in Europe. Please see below for typical examples and applications of Explorer Cases. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
06: Explorer Case Size Chart.
A table of sizes, weights, part numbers and colour options
Please see below for a full list of model numbers, sizes and additional information, or alternatively download the datasheet above for the information in PDF format
|SKU / Case Ref.||Internal Size (mm)||External Size (mm)|
|Explorer 1908||190 x 125 x 85||216 x 180 x 102|
|Explorer 1913||190 x 125 x 135||216 x 180 x 152|
|Explorer 2209||220 x 160 x 95||246 x 215 x 112|
|Explorer 2214||220 x 160 x 145||246 x 215 x 162|
|Explorer 2712||276 x 200 x 120||305 x 270 x 144|
|Explorer 2717||276 x 200 x 170||305 x 270 x 194|
|Explorer 3317||170 x 234 x 170||360 x 304 x 194|
|Explorer 3818||180 x 270 x 180||410 x 340 x 205|
|Explorer 4412||125 x 345 x 125||474 x 415 x 149|
|Explorer 4412C||125 x 345 x 125||474 x 415 x 149|
|Explorer 4419||190 x 345 x 190||474 x 415 x 214|
|Explorer 4820||205 x 370 x 205||520 x 435 x 230|
|Explorer 5117||173 x 277 x 173||546 x 347 x 197|
|Explorer 5122||217 x 277 x 217||546 x 347 x 247|
|Explorer 5822||220 x 440 x 220||650 x 510 x 242|
|Explorer 5823||220 x 440 x 220||670 x 510 x 262|
|Explorer 5833||330 x 440 x 330||670 x 510 x 372|
|Explorer 7630||305 x 485 x 305||860 x 560 x 330|
|Explorer 7641||415 x 485 x 415||860 x 560 x 435|
|Explorer 9413||137 x 352 x 137||989 x 415 x 157|
|Explorer 10840||400 x 620 x 400||1178 x 718 x 427|
|Explorer 11413||135 x 350 x 135||1189 x 415 x 159|
|Explorer 13513||135 x 350 x 135||1410 x 415 x 159|
|Explorer 13527||272 x 350 x 272||1430 x 415 x 296|
07: Explorer Case Alternatives.
Wide range of additional options, including Peli & SKB
Although GWP Protective are official distributors for, amongst others, Peli, SKB, Explorer, Nanuk and Hardigg, we have remained completely independent throughout our more than 25 years of trading.
The benefits of this?
Firstly, it means you can source the widest range of waterproof cases (and indeed aluminium, sample and custom built cases) from a single source.
Secondly, it means we are perfectly placed to offer you completely impartial and unbiased advice on the best waterproof case for your application, industry and budget.
08: GWP Protective.
A waterproof case supplier that you can trust
GWP Protective , being independent, are proud to be able to offer your business the broadest selection of branded waterproof and protective cases from a single supplier.
This means that not only can we source practically any protective case you require, but can also offer truly impartial advice on which is best for you – without any bias or hidden agendas.
And if an off the shelf case isn’t 100 percent perfect, we can manufacture one to your exact requirements.
Besides this, we guarantee your business will see tangible benefits from working with our experienced case and foam designers and engineers. In fact, by manufacturing any foam insert alongside your chosen waterproof case, it improves the fit, compatibility, and can even allow for a very specific level of protection to be achieved.
All of this is complemented by a modern manufacturing plant, skilled production staff, and experienced design and support teams.
You can even take advantage of additional services, such as a just in time supply agreement, mobile design service (a designer will come to you), and free quotations on any job, big or small.
More information on how you can benefit from Explorer Cases
If you think that customised Explorer cases are for you, then please get in touch with a member of our sales team for further assistance.