FAQs

These are answers to our most frequently asked questions. If yours has not been answered, please contact us.

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There are various degrees of impermeability and these are sub-divided into IP protection categories. The degree of protection is designated by a 2-digit system. The first digit denotes the degree of protection against solid substances; the second digit gives the degree of protection against water. Depending on the product line, there are containers which offer protection against water spray, IP 54 (K470), protection against water jets, IP 65 (Mitraset or K470 IP 65) as well as immersion-proof or moisture vapor proof containers IP 67 (K47).

Yes, ZARGES USA is ITAR Certified and registered with the DDTC.

Yes, models K470, K424 XC and K475 can be locked with a 6mm shackle-type lock. In addition, lead seals using a 3mm seal wire may be employed. The K411 comes standard with lockable fasteners. Installed locks are also an option for the K470.

Yes, we offer a shackle lock with 3-digit, user-determined number combination which can be opened by USA TSA agents without damage.

ZARGES cases are rated to operate in extreme tempertures from -112°F to 302°F.

We can install several types of foam at our Charlotte, NC, Tech Center, including polyethylene, polyurethane, and antistat. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

1, 1.5 or 2mm thicknesses depending on series and size of container. The equivalent would be 18 gauge, 15 gauge or 12 gauge aluminum sheet.

Tests show a maximum carrying capability of 66 lbs. per handle.

Cases with two handles are rated for 132 lbs. Cases with four handles are rated for 264 lbs.
Load capacity can be increased further by fitting a pallet underneath.

Yes, our cases are ATA 300 certified, and many of them are available in appropriate carryon sizes.

Accessories range from dollys, trolleys and removable casters to standard internal fittings such as Pick’n’Pluck foam, divider sets and lid inserts to customer-specified foam inserts, painting, lettering and other add-ons. Contact us for details.

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Accessories range from dollys, trolleys and removable casters to standard internal fittings such as Pick’n’Pluck foam, divider sets and lid inserts to customer-specified foam inserts, painting, lettering and other add-ons. Contact us for details.

Yes, we can emboss your message or trademark using DIN standard lettering. Lettering height is approximately 3/4″, single or multiple line, with a maximum line length of approx. 16 characters. Please fill out our Custom quote form for more details.

We can only certify cases at time of purchase. We charge $75.00 per case. We have Hazmat certification for several of the cases we offer. We are certified for packaging groups I,II,III. Typically, modification of any kind to the containers will not allow us certify and the modified container must go through individual testing for certification. Please contact us for more information.

Yes, ZARGES is manufacturer of IATA, 49CFR, and IMDG-compliant shipping and storage cases for LI Ion batteries in all stages of battery life. Please visit our Lithium Ion Battery information page or contact us for assistance.

Yes, we can email you a 3D file upon request, if you contact us. You will be required to sign an NDA before we will send the file.

We deliver the K475 and Mitraset unpainted as standard, because aluminum does not need paint to protect it against corrosion. However, ZARGES will provide painting for an additional charge.

Aluminum pallets may be bolted on or tack welded. Wooden pallets and Secupal pallets may be bolted on.

Yes, please contact us to discuss your needs.

Sales

ZargesUSA.com offers sales only within the United States.Other North American customers should call the office to arrange your purchase over the phone. Customers outside North America should contact us or visitZARGES.com.

If you are purchasing on the website, the credit card used must be issued by a United States bank. However, you may use an international card if you call the office to place your order.

If you call the office to place your order, we can ship to Canada. For anywhere else outside of the US, we can ship to the customer’s freight forwarding company located within the US.

Yes, with shipping terms EX WORKS. Customer is responsible for contracting the shipper and for all customs duties and fees.

Forward a PDF copy of your certificate to sales@zargesusa.com.

One Year on Workmanship. More information here.

We can create one-off customized products, but it is more cost-effective with a minimum of ten items.

Yes, a list is available on our Manufacturer Representative page.

No, we only offer aluminum cases.

Other

Our Data Sheets and Catalogs page contains catalogs, data sheets, case studies, white papers, certifications and test reports. If you want a printed catalog, please request one via the contact form.

All of our cases are constructed by ZARGES in Germany, and we have a Tech Center in Charlotte, NC for customization. We are not in need of additional manufacturers at this time.