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Tough Plastic Cases.

The most cost effective waterproof case

Amongst the newest waterproof cases on the market, SKB Cases have quickly forged a reputation for high levels of performance & competitive pricing. The level of protection afforded to your tools and equipment can, of course, be further enhanced through the use of customised foam inserts.

Increasingly being used in military and marine sectors, SKB Cases are a great choice for a huge range of applications where there is a need to keep expensive, delicate or important items safe from damage.

01: Key Benefits of SKB Cases.

Why should you use SKB Cases?

Although amongst the newest of the waterproof case brands available SKB have already been adopted in a huge number of industries. Particularly popular as instrument and drone cases, SKB case have a number of features and benefits you can take advantage of.

Features and benefits of Explorer Cases at a glance

  • Completely watertight – IP67 rated
  • Competitively priced
  • High levels of protection from impact, shock, water and dust
  • Available in a wide range of sizes
  • Additional bespoke foam inserts provide extra levels of protection
  • Extremely tough and durable
  • Suitable for an extensive range of uses
  • Excellent reputation

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What GWP Protective customers say

I need to carry all sorts of fragile and sensitive equipment, from comms gear to cameras to medicines. Without GWP’s case, I would not only have risked damaging important kit, I could imperil an entire expedition. The cases were light, strong & reliable, a must-carry on any expedition.

C. Downey | Polar Guide

02: Why Use SKB Cases?

Waterproof cases offering the highest level of performance

SKB cases are recognised within the market as being one of the most popular waterproof cases available today. As a challenger to the more established Peli and Storm Cases, SKB cases demonstrate a variety of features and benefits although one that they are renowned for is offering high levels of protection against impact, shock, dust and water.

Predominantly used as dust and waterproof cases, SKB cases are suitable for an unlimited range of uses and are the ideal choice if you have delicate or expensive equipment that needs to be kept safe.

Available from GWP Protective in a wide range of sizes and with additional customised foam engineered inserts, you can carefully select the protective case that suits your individual requirements.

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03: SKB Case Features.

Equipment cases that also offer exceptional usability

The SKB range is recognised within the market as a hardwearing, high-quality solution for any application.

Carefully engineered by an experienced team, SKB cases provide uncompromising quality and extremely high levels of protection ensuring that they are waterproof and resistant to impact, shock and dust.

SKB case with foam
SKB cases have a number of features and properties that lend them perfectly to military applications

This attention to detail is also reflected in the handle, catch and hinge designs, all of which have been created to be not only durable and long-lasting, but also to be incredibly easy to use as well.

There are also a number of specialist case types in the range, including those suitable for musical instruments, sports equipment, fire-arms and even drones!

Besides this, SKB has built up a reputation as being one of the best waterproof case manufacturers on the market whilst demonstrating exceptional protection in any situation.

04: Custom SKB Case Options.

Custom foam inserts, electronics bezel kits, branding and more

SKB cases offer a number of potential customisation options straight out of the box.

This includes bezel kits for mounting electronics within the case, shoulder straps on smaller cases, divider sets and pick and pluck foam inserts (whereby you can easily modify the foam yourself).

However, a key benefit of working with GWP Protective is that you can source custom foam inserts for SKB cases that are tailored specifically to your product, and can also provide a very specific (calcultaed) level of cushioning protection during transit.

SKB transit cases
SKB cases, when modified with custom foam inserts or dividers, are a great choice for applications requiring rugged transit cases

From an aesthetic point of view, it is possible of course to select from the different standard case colours available, but also a completely bespoke hue if your order volume is high enough.

Your foam inserts can also be tailored to match your brand colours, and aid with tool / product identification.

Laser etching on the foam can also add logos and instructions, whilst the cases exterior can be enhanced with screen or digital printing, or labelling (including vinyl wraps) as a cheaper option.

05: Applications / Images.

Image gallery highlighting typical applications / industries utilising SKB Cases

SKB cases are designed and manufactured to provide protection for equipment utilised by various companies involved in diverse industries. Please see below for typical examples and applications of SKB cases. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.

SKB case datasheet

Summary Info / Datasheet

Download the PDF Datasheet to view detailed information on the various certification / quality standards etc., plus see a full list of sizes & model details.

06: SKB 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

3i Range Size Guide

Model No.

3i-0907-4

Internals

241 x 188 x 105mm

Externals

273 x 246 x 122mm

Weight (kg)

1.09

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-0907-6

Internals 

241 x 188 x 156mm

Externals 

271 x 246 x 173mm

Weight (kg)

1.25

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1209-4

Internals 

305 x 229 x 114mm

Externals

335 x 282 x 132mm

Weight (kg)

1.45

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1309-6

Internals 

343 x 241 x 165mm

Externals

374 x 303 x 196mm

Weight (kg)

2.0

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1510-6

Internals 

381 x 264 x 152mm

Externals

413 x 329 x 172mm

Weight (kg)

2.36

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1610-5

Internals 

406 x 254 x 140mm

Externals

436 x 309 x 158mm

Weight (kg)

2.25

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1711-6

Internals 

432 x 292 x 152mm

Externals

464 x 350 x 173mm

Weight (kg)

2.77

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1813-5

Internals 

470 x 330 x 121mm

Externals

500 x 389 x 139mm

Weight (kg)

2.68

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1813-7

Internals 

470 x 330 x 178mm

Externals

503 x 394 x 200mm

Weight (kg)

3.02

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-1914-8

Internals 

483 x 365 x 203mm

Externals

540 x 426 x 250mm

Weight (kg)

5.83

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2011-7

Internals 

518 x 291 x 191mm

Externals

556 x 355 x 229mm

Weight (kg)

4.76

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2011-8

Internals 

518 x 291 x 210mm

Externals

557 x 355 x 229mm

Weight (kg)

3.56

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2015-7

Internals 

521 x 394 x 191mm

Externals

566 x 457 x 211mm

Weight (kg)

4.04

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2015-10

Internals 

521 x 394 x 254mm

Externals

582 x 457 x 293mm

Weight (kg)

5.99

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2217-8

Internals 

559 x 432 x 203mm

Externals

618 x 495 x 225mm

Weight (kg)

4.97

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2217-10

Internals 

559 x 432 x 267mm

Externals

622 x 492 x 310mm

Weight (kg)

8.62

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2217-12

Internals 

559 x 432 x 324mm

Externals

618 x 495 x 365mm

Weight (kg)

8.23

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2222-12

Internals 

572 x 572 x 318mm

Externals

630 x 635 x 359mm

Weight (kg)

10.89

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2317-14

Internals 

584 x 432 x 356mm

Externals

651 x 495 x 397mm

Weight (kg)

9.39

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2617-12

Internals 

662 x 432 x 305mm

Externals

726 x 508 x 347mm

Weight (kg)

10.61

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2918-10

Internals 

737 x 457 x 276mm

Externals

801 x 529 x 318mm

Weight (kg)

9.8

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-2918-14

Internals 

737 x 457 x 356mm

Externals

803 x 521 x 400mm

Weight (kg)

10.52

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-3026-15

Internals 

781 x 660 x 394mm

Externals

856 x 725 x 416mm

Weight (kg)

14.31

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-3614-6

Internals 

927 x 368 x 152mm

Externals

992 x 427 x 174mm

Weight (kg)

6.89

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-4214-5

Internals 

1080 x 368 x 140mm

Externals

1142 x 431 x 161mm

Weight (kg)

7.48

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-4217-7

Internals 

1080 x 432 x 178mm

Externals

1146 x 494 x 212mm

Weight (kg)

9.21

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-4909-5

Internals 

1245 x 229 x 127mm

Externals

1279 x 293 x 148mm

Weight (kg)

5.67

Colours

SKB case colours

Model No.

3i-5014-6

Internals 

1283 x 368 x 152mm

Externals

1347 x 431 x 174mm

Weight (kg)

8.71

Colours

SKB case colours

3R Range Size Guide

Model No.

3R1919-14B

Internals 

483 x 483 x 368mm

Externals

572 x 572 x 429mm

Weight (kg)

8.75

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2216-15B

Internals 

559 x 406 x 381mm

Externals

634 x 482 x 425mm

Weight (kg)

7.98

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2217-10B

Internals 

559 x 432 x 267mm

Externals

648 x 521 x 305mm

Weight (kg)

9.09

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2222-12B

Internals 

559 x 559 x 305mm

Externals

646 x 645 x 346mm

Weight (kg)

11.09

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2222-20B

Internals 

559 x 559 x 508mm

Externals

648 x 648 x 584mm

Weight (kg)

12.56

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2423-17B

Internals 

620 x 584 x 432mm

Externals

451 x 675 x 476mm

Weight (kg)

14.67

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2424-24B

Internals 

610 x 610 x 610mm

Externals

708 x 708 x 676mm

Weight (kg)

15.92

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2727-18B

Internals 

686 x 686 x 457mm

Externals

787 x 781 x 521mm

Weight (kg)

16.87

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2727-27B

Internals 

686 x 686 x 686mm

Externals

787 x 781 x 750mm

Weight (kg)

20.96

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R2817-10B

Internals 

730 x 445 x 270mm

Externals

805 x 539 x 308mm

Weight (kg)

10.25

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R3025-15B

Internals 

762 x 635 x 381mm

Externals

855 x 730 x 425mm

Weight (kg)

18.1

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R3214-15B

Internals

813 x 368 x 400mm

Externals

895 x 447 x 454mm

Weight (kg)

13.38

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R4024-18B

Internals

1016 x 610 x 457mm

Externals

1111 x 711 x 521mm

Weight (kg)

23.45

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R4024-24B

Internals

1016 x 610 x 610mm

Externals

1109 x 709 x 667mm

Weight (kg)

25.51

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R4417-8B-EW

Internals

1118 x 432 x 203mm

Externals

1168 x 533 x 244mm

Weight (kg)

11.63

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R4530-24B

Internals

1143 x 762 x 610mm

Externals

1245 x 864 x 667mm

Weight (kg)

28.33

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R6223-10B-EW

Internals

1575 x 584 x 254mm

Externals

1696 x 679 x 330mm

Weight (kg)

20.23

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R6218-10B-EW

Internals

1575 x 457 x 254mm

Externals

1657 x 559 x 330mm

Weight (kg)

19.21

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R5212-7B-EW

Internals

1334 x 308 x 203mm

Externals

1372 x 394 x 232mm

Weight (kg)

11.14

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R5030-24B

Internals

1270 x 762 x 610mm

Externals

1353 x 864 x 667mm

Weight (kg)

31.46

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Model No.

3R4909-5B-E

Internals

1257 x 229 x 140mm

Externals

1295 x 318 x 178mm

Weight (kg)

7.64

Colours

SKB 3r case colours

Summary Info / Datasheet

Sizes, weights, part numbers and more

Download the PDF Datasheet to view detailed information on the various controlled tests/results conducted to military specifications, or see a full list of sizes & model details.

07: SKB Case Alternatives.

Wide range of additional options, including Peli & Explorer

Being one of the newer waterproof cases on the market – alongside the Nanuk range – means there are actually a number of alternative brands available.

Unlike many case suppliers, by being independent GWP protective can actually allow you to source the widest range of protective cases from a single source. This isn’t limited to waterproof cases however, and covers aluminium, lightweight plastic, flight cases and other custom built options.

What’s more, GWP can provide you with genuinely impartial advice on the best protective case solution for your specific project, application or market.

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08: GWP Protective.

More than just a waterproof case supplier

Any company could sell you a waterproof case. So why get yours from GWP Protective?

Well, there are a number of compelling reasons.

First of these is that GWP has been in business for over 25 years. In this time we have helped literally thousands of companies just like yours in sourcing the most suitable protective case for their application, product or industry.

Further to this, being an independent company means that we can offer you a wider range of cases than you can find elsewhere, and can give honest, impartial (and free) advice on the best option for your specific requirement.s

Waterproof case with foam
Waterproof cases with foam offer not only protection from water, but from shock, impact and mishandling too.

Perhaps even more important than this though, is the you having the ability to source case and foam inserts from a single supplier.

But why is this important?

Crucially, it means the fit and compatibility between case and foam is greatly improved compared with sourcing them separately. Buying together also reduces costs, minimises admin and lowers lead times.

Add this to an experienced design team, services such as just in time supply and a dedicated customer support team, and the choice of where to get your cases from seems obvious…

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