Custom Crating Services

When it comes to the world of laboratory moving, the safety and protection of your high-value equipment is paramount. Safeguarding these invaluable equipment and machinery during relocation is of utmost importance. At Armstrong Scientific Transport, we’re dedicated to ensuring the security of your high-value laboratory and medical equipment. Learn more about our custom crating and logistics services. Designed to go beyond conventional protection, our professional crating and packing ensures that your equipment arrives safely and ready to use. We take the stress out of laboratory moving, allowing you to focus on moving science forward.

Why Choose Our Laboratory Moving Company for Custom Crating Services?

Enhanced Protection: Crating is one step higher than normal protection from physical impact. Our equipment crating extends protection to a comprehensive level. When you choose our services, you’re protecting your laboratory equipment from everything that can happen during transportation. Whether it’s loading, unloading, or transit, our custom crates act as a shield.

Mitigating Risks, Ensuring Continuity: Delicate scientific instruments and sensitive laboratory equipment demand safe handling. We understand that even the slightest damage can lead to costly setbacks in research and development. That’s where our equipment crating steps in. By entrusting your valuable items to Armstrong, you’re choosing to mitigate risks and guarantee the arrival of your equipment at its destination in the same optimal condition it began its journey.

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Discovering Armstrong Scientific’s Custom Crates

Precision Planning for Optimal Crate Design: Our journey towards ensuring your equipment’s safety begins with precision planning. During our pre-move survey, our experienced team takes note of various factors. We take into account the fragility, composition, size, weight, and value of your equipment. These factors guide us in determining the ideal approach to custom crate fabrication. Whether it’s the destination, handling frequency, or transportation method, every detail contributes to our tailored solution when we’re crating equipment.

Tailored Solutions for Your Unique Needs: Your laboratory equipment is as unique as your research. Accordingly, we tailor our custom crates to fit each piece perfectly. After collecting all necessary data, we engineer crates and packaging materials that align with your equipment’s needs. We design custom blocking and bracing components to secure sensitive parts. This ensures that the pieces stay in place through the journey.

Documents and Safety Measures: At Armstrong, our equipment crating process begins with a documentation phase. We start with taking a detailed inventory of your laboratory equipment that need to be moved. Our crating specialists look into into transport specifications, humidity indicators (when applicable), temperature requirements, and shock watches. Our commitment to safety extends to managing all necessary documentation. This includes crate specifications for domestic and international transport, stamps, and export documents.

Disassembly and Installation Planning: As one of the premier machinery crating companies, our approach to equipment relocation is to find innovative solutions for every challenge. Our logistics experts are adept at disassembling equipment when required. They will pay attention to fragile internal components of high-value items. Our primary goal is to guarantee the secure relocation of every piece.

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The Crating Process

Pre-move survey: The first step is a comprehensive pre-move survey. During a site visit, we assess your relocation requirements and take note of factors such as facility size, destination, distance, and equipment specifics. By understanding the composition, size, weight, and value of each piece, we can determine the fabrication needs of custom crates.

Handling Assessment: Understanding what we’re relocating is only part of the equation. Our crating service also includes a handling assessment. This involves determining the number of crates required, as well as loading and unloading methods that guarantee equipment integrity throughout the relocation. The team will then work on designing and building the crates for your project.

Crating Logistics: Our services at Armstrong extend beyond fabrication. Once your equipment is meticulously crated and packaged, we take charge of shipping services. We’re craters freighters with years of experience shipping wood crates. Our crating specialists meticulously review your instruments to ensure regulatory compliance, particularly for international shipments. We coordinate white glove delivery and climate-controlled transport for all crated items, upholding the integrity of your equipment during its journey. We will take care of your shipping crate and safely transport it to destination.

FAQ: Armstrong’s Custom Crates

Q: What materials are used for cushioning inside the crates?
A: High-quality cushioning materials are selected based on the sensitivity and requirements of your equipment to ensure maximum protection during transportation.

Q: Is shrink wrap used in the packaging process?
A: Yes, shrink wrap is often utilized as part of our comprehensive packaging solutions to secure items further and provide additional protection.

Q: Can you provide specialty crating for unique items?
A: Absolutely! Our custom crating services are designed to cater to unique and sensitive items, offering tailored solutions that meet specific needs.

Q: What is the difference between crating and pallet services?
A: Crating involves constructing a custom-sized box for equipment, offering enhanced protection, while pallet services typically involve securing items on a standard-sized platform for transport.

Q: Do you offer combined crating and shipping services?
A: Yes, we provide an integrated service that includes both custom crating and shipping, ensuring a seamless and secure transportation process for your equipment.

Q: How are items packed and crated?
A: Items are carefully packed using appropriate cushioning material and then placed in custom-built crates, ensuring they are securely fastened and protected throughout the journey.

Q: What should I expect from your packaging and crating process?
A: Expect a thorough process that includes assessment, custom crate design, the use of high-quality packaging materials, and expert handling to prepare your items for safe transport.

Your Trusted Lab Moving Partner

As a renowned laboratory moving company, we provide tailored services, including crating solutions. Our experienced team ensures your high-value equipment is shielded throughout its journey.

Our crating services reflect expertise beyond the ordinary. From assessing equipment dimensions to precise fabrication and coordination, we excel in every phase. By entrusting us, you secure a partner committed to safeguarding your equipment.

We don’t just build custom crates for sensitive lab equipment. We can also assist with the relocation of dangerous goods and chemicals, such as methyl bromide.

Successful laboratory moving is intricate, involving precise processes and partner selection. Our crating offers more than a service; it assures peace of mind. Collaborate with us, a laboratory moving company valuing your equipment’s integrity. Whether you have heavy equipment or fragile items, we can help. Explore how our services can enhance your relocation experience. Contact us today.

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Once the scope of work has been determined, Armstrong Scientific Transport will provide a written quote. This will be based on several different factors, including your space requirements, distance, the number of appliances that require continuous power, special requirements (e.g. hazardous materials), packing services and unpacking services.

If you are looking for premier and comprehensive laboratory relocation services, choose Armstrong Scientific Transport. Contact us here.

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