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Case Sizing

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To search for a case by dimensions, please visit our Case Finder page. To view a list of all available case sizes, please visit our Case Sizes page.


Frequently Asked Questions

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


What levels of IP protection do ZARGES containers provide?
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 (K475, P472).
Is ZARGES USA ITAR and DDTC registered?
Yes, ZARGES USA is ITAR Certified and registered with the DDTC.
Are ZARGES cases lockable?
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.
Does ZARGES offer TSA locks?
Yes, we offer a shackle lock with 3-digit, user-determined number combination which can be opened by USA TSA agents without damage.
What temperature ranges do ZARGES cases operate in?
ZARGES cases are rated to operate in extreme temperatures from -112°F to 302°F.
What types of padding / foam can ZARGES USA install in cases?
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.
What gauge of aluminum does ZARGES use in case construction?
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.
What is the maximum load capability of the handles?
Tests show a maximum carrying capability of 66 lbs. per handle.
What is the maximum load for a K470 case?
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.
Can ZARGES cases be carried on airplanes?
Yes, our cases are ATA 300 certified, and many of them are available in appropriate carryon sizes.


What accessories does ZARGES USA offer for aluminum cases?
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.
What color options do you offer?
We offer twenty color choices for an additional fee for many of our products. We can offer custom RAL colors by special request. Please fill out our Custom quote form for more details.
Can cases be customized with embossed lettering or a corporate trademark?
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.
What are the costs and requirements for UN Approval for hazmat transport?
We can only certify cases at time of purchase. We charge $81.68 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.
Can you ship Lithium Ion batteries in your cases?
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.
Will ZARGES USA provide 3D models of cases?
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.
How are K475 and Mitraset military cases supplied to the customer?
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.
What are the options for fitting pallets under containers?
Aluminum pallets may be bolted on or tack welded. Wooden pallets and Secupal pallets may be bolted on.


What countries does sell to? 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 visit
May I use a credit card from another country?
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.
Do you ship out of the United States?
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.
Does ZARGES USA work with shipping agents to foreign countries?
Yes, with shipping terms EX WORKS. Customer is responsible for contracting the shipper and for all customs duties and fees.
I am Tax Exempt. How do I enter my certificate?
Forward a PDF copy of your certificate to For US federal exemptions, you may enter an exempt number at checkout. Please watch this video for how to enter your tax exemption information at checkout.
What are the warranty terms on ZARGES cases?
One Year on Workmanship. More information here.
What is the minimum quantity for custom orders?
We can create one-off customized products, but it is more cost-effective with a minimum of ten items.


How may I get further documentation or a printed catalog?
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.
I am an aluminum manufacturer and I am interested in providing casting / forging services for ZARGES USA. Whom should I contact?
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.
I have a wonderful advertising / promotion / media idea for ZARGES USA. Whom should I contact?
TISOAA is the agency who handles our advertising and marketing. Please contact them at with your inquiries.

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K424 XC Group
K424 XC Group
K424 XC removable inner liner
ZARGES K424 XC rolling cases are easily stacked
K424 XC
ZARGES K424XC-41811
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K424 XC


Custom optionsThe ZARGES K424 XC aluminum rolling case is the ultimate in security, versatility and mobility. Like the legendary ZARGES K470, it is lightweight, rugged, and dust and water resistant. The K424 XC features integrated casters, a retractable handle, stacking corners, side and corner beading for extra dimensional strength, and a wide range of useful case accessories, including 5″ and 8.67″ wheel kits. Available in six standard case sizes, the K424 XC is ready for any task, anywhere. Optional UN Certification for the transport of hazardous materials available.
  • Six models with a capacity ranging from 1,753 to 11,915 cu in.
  • Smooth mobility via integrated 2″ casters
  • Optional 5″ wheel set or 8 ⅔” off-road set available for use in difficult terrain.
  • Retractable handle (SKUs 41810-41814) or second sprung drop handle on the end face (SKU 41815)
  • Stacking corners made from impact-resistant plastic and integrated stacking elements in the support frame.
  • Removable base insert made from abrasion-resistant PE foam
  • Fully equipped version includes Lid Pocket, Removable Inner Liner and 5″ wheel set at a 15% discount over individual purchase

Scroll down for available sizes, more product information, reviews, videos, UN HazMat Certification, and accessories.

Available Sizes
SKU External*
L × W × H”
L × W”
L × W × H”
Price Add
to Cart
41810 21.61 × 15.28 × 9.15 19.29 × 12.76 20.32 × 13.78 × 6.26 13.9 1,753 $449.78 Add
41811 22.95 × 15.28 × 15.09 20.63 × 12.76 21.65 × 13.78 × 12.21 16.1 3,643 $457.95 Add
41812 30.83 × 15.28 × 17.85 28.50 × 12.76 29.53 × 13.78 × 14.96 19.8 6,088 $627.59 Add
41813 30.83 × 19.21 × 15.09 28.50 × 16.69 29.53 × 17.72 × 12.21 20.9 6,389 $685.85 Add
41814 30.83 × 26.50 × 19.03 28.50 × 23.98 29.53 × 25.00 × 16.14 26.5 11,915 $776.15 Add
41815 37.13 × 15.28 × 17.85 34.80 × 12.76 35.83 × 13.78 × 14.96 20.9 7,386 $652.74 Add
41816** 22.95 × 15.28 × 15.09 20.63 × 12.76 21.65 × 13.78 × 12.21 16.1 3,643 $642.21 Add
41817** 30.83 × 15.28 × 17.85 28.50 × 12.76 29.53 × 13.78 × 14.96 19.8 6,088 $791.20 Add

* External case base dimensions are smaller than the dimensions of the case lid. For applications where precision is required please contact ZARGES. Clearance refers to the size of the case opening.
** Fully equipped version includes Lid Pocket, Removable Inner Liner and 5″ wheel set at a 15% discount over individual purchase.

More Product Info

ZARGES K424 XC Rolling Case

Reduce your stress and workload with the versatility and mobility of a ZARGES K424 XC Aluminum Rolling Case. Integrated 2″ casters and a retractable handle (n/a on SKU 41815) let you easily transport even the most sensitive equipment wherever you need to go.

Some situations require peak performance from people and equipment. In situations like these, the ZARGES K424 XC is a reliable companion. There are good reasons why first responders, emergency services and numerous aid organizations have been using ZARGES cases for almost 70 years. This first-hand experience that is reflected in the design of the ZARGES K424 XC. With even more stability, ergonomic design and durability, it is ideally prepared to face the toughest challenges. Your valuable goods are protected, even under the most adverse conditions by this perfect combination of ergonomic design, exceptional functionality and low weight.

The requirements placed on a roller case vary as widely as those of the people who use them. So how does the K424 XC manage to meet all these needs? How does one case fit the requirements of the varied needs of first responders, schools and universities, relief organizations, sports teams, photographers, scientists, expeditions and hobbyists? The simple answer is by focusing on the essentials: optimal protection, maximum mobility and minimum weight. That might sound unspectacular at first, but anyone who has had to endure lesser solutions on a daily basis knows exactly what we mean.

Our cases can to be up to 50% more efficient than competing cases due to the advantages provided by aluminum. Thinner case walls mean more room for cargo and less weight for the case construction, reducing logistics and shipping costs. ZARGES aluminum cases are lighter and allow for more cargo in the same footprint than comparably sized chipboard or plastic cases.

The K424 XC is available in six standard sizes from 1,753 to 11,915 cubic inches – and custom sizes are available upon request to meet your exact requirements. Accessories for the K424 XC include: 5″ and 8.67″ wheel kits for enhanced mobility, lid pockets, removable inside liner with crosswise dividers, foam linings, Pick ‘n Pluck foam sets, individual foam fittings and mounting brackets. The K424 XC is also available with optional UN Certification for the transport of hazardous materials. Clearance measurement is approximately 1.2 inches less than internal dimensions.

ZARGES K424 XC Applications:

ZARGES K424 XC General Features:

  • High load-bearing capacity of up to 110 lbs. despite the low dead weight.
  • Constructed of extra strong 5005 alloy aluminum sheeting
  • Beading all round and corner beads for additional dimensional stability
  • May be stacked with ZARGES K470 and K440 series cases
  • Lid with stainless steel hinge, two lid straps and continuous polyurethane seal
  • Ergonomic heavy-duty sprung drop handles with plug locks
  • Sized to fit DIN 15141 pallet

K424 XC Data SheetK424 XC Catalog

Reviews: 1

1 review for K424 XC

  1. katscreaturecreations

    Durable, mobile and perfect for my precious cargo… camera gear! Keeps your stuff safe and looks fantastic!

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UN HazMat Certification
UN certification for Hazardous Materials is available for this family of cases. ZARGES, Inc. provides testing at our Charlotte facility for a fee of $75. Click for more information.

K424 XC Case Accessories

Accessories may not fit all sizes of a particular case. ZARGES will contact you if there is a conflict with your order to determine the best solution.

K424 XC Accessories

5″ Wheel Set

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Removable Inner Liner

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Lid Pocket

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Mounting Brackets

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Off Road Wheel Set

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Tool Pocket

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