DESIGN GUIDE FOR CASE & FOAM SELECTION
For equipment that requires shock protection select the approximate Fragility from the chart below.
Divide the equipment weight, pounds, by the bearing area (surface that will rest on the foam), square inches. This will establish the foam loading, pounds per square inch (psi)
For Loading 0.1 to 0.3 psi use 2.0 lbs./cubic foot Polyurethane
For Loading 0.3 to 0.6 psi use 4.0 lbs./cubic foot Polyurethane
For Loading 0.5 to 1.0 psi use 4.0 lbs./cubic foot Polyethylene
Enter Chart 2 at the fragility level; proceed horizontally to intersect the curves at the required height of drop move vertically from this point of intersection down to the indicated foam thickness required. Repeat for each axis of drop.
Add to the size of the equipment, twice the thickness of foam. This will establish the optimum case size.
Foam Selector: for more information on different types of foams
|Copyright © 2007. This Form's format ,
the information and the manner it is presented is fully protected by the United States
copyright laws and are solely for the noncommercial, internal use of the user and furthermore he or she agrees that such information shall not be rented, leased, loaned, sold, transferred, assigned, broadcast in any media form, publicly exhibited or used outside the organization of the user or reproduced, stored in a
retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise.
Home - Bow & Archery Cases - Golf Cases - Rifle & Handgun Cases - Fishing Cases - Plasma Cases - Rack Cases - Containers - Warranty
Copyright © 2000 - 2014
Last modified: 01/02/2014