How To Get The Most Out Of Custom Flight Cases

Flight cases are important to the transfer of your goods. So when you can customise them to your needs it makes them an even more important asset. If you know how to get the most out of custom flight cases then you should be even better at finding one that suits your needs exactly.

What Are They?

Flight cases as previously mentioned are used to transport goods that are of a certain value. They can be used in many different industries ranging from music, aerospace, motorsport and the military. Many are lightweight and do a very good job at preventing the equipment from getting damaged or taking any knocks.

Flight cases can have plenty of different materials and be used in many different ways. One thing you should always make sure with flight cases is to get the best outer material. This is often the most important part of the whole case and can make a large difference to the protection.

Know Your Specific Use

One of the first things you need to know when it comes to choosing a custom flight case is what you’re going to be using it for. Knowing this will put you at an advantage as you can choose from many different aspects. These aspects include material, size, shape and types of fixtures and fittings needed.

For example if you’re a band that needs flight cases to transport your musical equipment, then you’ll want a case that is durable but also lightweight at the same time. Other aspects that you might have to consider include colours and whether you want any branding on your case.

Many companies will offer customisation methods of being able to choose your colour but as well as that put your company name on. Doing so can make you seem a much more professional company and help your business even further through brand awareness.

What Tools You Need For It

Another thing you need to consider when it comes to choosing your flight case is exactly what items are going in.  If the items that are going in are light and can be broken easily then you should definitely consider foam inserts. Foam inserts can prevent any damage from taking place whether that’s through any knocks or dropping the case.

As well as this large items that need a lot of protection may need different types of material on the outside. Aluminium is one material that is commonly found on flight cases due to its functionality. Aluminium is both light and strong making it one of the best choices for flight cases.

When it comes to getting custom flight cases you should always be sure to firstly know it’s use and how often you’ll be using it, and secondly what items you’re going to have inside. Knowing this will mean you’ll make a better choice and get only what you need. Consider sourcing manufacturers that can do this for you and to the extent they can help you.

By Matt Dobson. Matt is the lead designer of custom flight cases at the GWP Group. Follow Matt and his team on Google+ to follow their progress.