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Protective Storage for Hard Drives

Form Cut created a product with a security protocol that is readily customisable and expandable to suit customer specifications.

Protective Storage for Computer Hard Drives

Client: Australian Defence Force

Brief:

Develop a kit for the protection and storage of multiple hard drives containing sensitive data.

Investigation and Design:

Form Cut explored the current and potential future requirements for the storage of multiple hard drives, which include back-up drives for server, data and weapon systems.

Form Cut Protective Storage for Computer Hard Drives
Form Cut Protective Storage for Computer Hard Drives

Solution:

A range of customised, lockable container kits fitted with M1 FRAS foam tray sets grouping hard drive caddies. This particular container was designed for 85 hard drives distributed across 3 trays. As the M1 FRAS foam is readily CNC processable to specific configurations, any number of hard drive configurations can be accommodated.

Benefit:

Form Cut created a product with a security protocol that was readily customisable and expandable to suit customer specifications, with new caddy permutations designed and shipped within 21 days and replacement trays delivered within seven days.

Materials used:

  • Plastic cases
  • Sealed Air M1 FRAS foam

Materials used:

  • Engineering Plastics
  • Aluminium
  • Sealed Air M1 FRAS Foam
  • Plastic Cases

 

Features:

  • Shock absorption
  • Fire retardant
  • Product isolation
  • Anti-static
  • Waterproof
  • Ruggedized

 

Form Cut Protective Storage for Computer Hard Drives