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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.

Features

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.

Options

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.

Sales

What countries does ZargesUSA.com sell to?
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 visit ZARGES.com.
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 sales@zargesusa.com. 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.

Other

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 info@tisoaa.com with your inquiries.

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ZARGES K475

K475

$1,826.44 – $2,748.22


Custom optionsThe ZARGES K475 is the most rugged and durable case available on the market. The cases offer an IP rating of 67, with an integrated pressure release valve and humidity indicator. The cases provide a high level of EMI shielding, which may be further enhanced, and may also be UN Certified for the transport of hazardous goods. For the most critical missions and harshest environments, the K475 is the ultimate choice in reusable packaging for protecting your sensitive goods and equipment.

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

Available Sizes
SKU External*
L × W × H”
Clearance*
L × W”
Internal
L × W × H”
Weight
lbs.
Volume
in.3
Price
45133 15.71 × 15.71 × 11.73 12.91 × 12.91 14.17 × 14.17 × 10.43 12.1 2,094 Please Call
45135 19.65 × 19.65 × 15.67 16.85 × 16.85 18.11 × 18.11 × 14.37 16.5 4,713 Please Call
45138 23.58 × 15.71 × 15.67 20.79 × 12.91 22.05 × 14.17 × 14.37 17.2 4,490 Please Call
45141 31.46 × 15.71 × 11.73 28.66 × 12.91 29.92 × 14.17 × 10.43 23.6 4,422 Please Call
45142 31.46 × 15.71 × 15.67 28.66 × 12.91 29.92 × 14.17 × 14.37 n/a 6,092 Please call
45144 31.46 × 23.58 × 15.69 28.66 × 20.79 29.92 × 22.05 × 14.17 33.3 9,348 Please Call
45145 31.46 × 23.58 × 19.63 28.66 × 20.79 29.92 × 22.05 × 18.11 37.0 11,948 Please Call

* 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.

More Product Info

ZARGES K475 UN HazMat Approved EMI Shielded Aluminum Case

The ZARGES K475 is the most durable aluminum shipping, storage and transit case available on the market. The cases are engineered to the highest standards for durability and environmental resistance. They are designed as water and dust protective packaging for sensitive assemblies and equipment. They are available in ten standard sizes and may be custom ordered to your individual specificationsUN HazMat Certification available. Ready to take on the critical missions and harsh environments, the K475 aluminum shipping and storage case can meet the challenge!

The case passed the shielding requirements of 60dB from 150kHz to 18GHz. The tests were performed at Chomerics, Inc. of Woburn MA.  As a custom option, K475 cases can be fitted with a EMI shielding gasket made from Chomerics CHO-SEAL 1285, which is silver-plated aluminum in silicone and provides additional shielding between 90-110 dB. You may request the EMI test results via the EMI Shielding tab below.

There are a wide variety of custom order accessories and fittings available, including manometer, VA coupling for filling with inert gas, custom foam lining and inserts, HF sealing cord, desiccant compartment and cartridges, decompression opening, pallet base, and a document compartment.

ZARGES K475 Applications:

ZARGES K475 Key Features:

  • Stackable reusable packaging of corrosion-resistant aluminum
  • Continuous seal integrated into lid
  • Sturdy stacking corners on base and lid
  • EMI shielding available
  • UN Certification for the transportation of hazardous goods available
  • Clearance dimensions approx. 1.25” less than inside dimensions

K475 EMI Test Results

K475 EMI shielding effectiveness

 

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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.
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.

Case Accessories

Aluminum Divider Set

$33.54
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Case Accessories

Casters (set of two)

$82.78$102.13
Pick Options

Case Accessories

Dolly Trolley

$191.57$263.16
Pick Options

Case Accessories

Foam Divider Set

$99.76
Add to cart

Case Accessories

Lock and Key Set

$24.30
Pick Options

Case Accessories

Pallet

$434.30$629.52
Pick Options

Case Accessories

Shackle Lock

$35.91
Add to cart

Case Accessories

Tool Pocket

$56.55
Add to cart

Case Accessories

Trolley

$60.20
Add to cart

Case Accessories

TSA Lock

$48.81
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