Here are answers to our most frequently asked questions. If yours has not been answered on this page, please contact us.
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).
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 K410 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 temperatures 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 165 lbs. per handle.
Depending on the type of load, up to approx. 220.5 lbs for the smaller cases and up to 441 lbs. for the biggest cases. 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 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.
We offer any RAL color; for special colors please contact us.
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.
$50.00 per case. We have Hazmat certification for some 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, we can email you a 3D file upon request, if you contact us. You will be required to sign an NDA before we can 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.
ZARGES USA offers website sales only to the USA. Other North American customers should contact us. Customers outside North America may contact us or visit ZARGES.com.
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 email@example.com. For US federal exemptions, you may enter an exempt number at checkout. Watch this video for how to enter your tax exemption information at checkout.
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.
You may purchase our cases directly on the GSA Advantage website for most catalog items. For all others, please contact us.
Please contact us directly to arrange custom orders.
Yes. AllCases, Arctic Kingdom, Bauer Cases, Cases2Go, Cases by Source, CaseTech, Custom Case Group, Integrated Surgical Solutions, Midwest Case Company, New World Case, Inc., and Orion Case. If you want to purchase products for resale, become registered ZARGES dealer. Please contact us for details.
Yes, a list is available on our Manufacturer Representative page.
No, we only offer aluminum cases.
Our documentation 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 you. 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.
TISOAA is the agency who handles our advertising and marketing. Please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org with your inquiries.