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Units

Cushion layout

Cube shapes

 

Full pad coverage on all sides of the object. This layout can also be used for protective wrapping.

Cube shape cushion design indicating top, front and right

 

Square corner pads offer an effective reusable cushioning solution for cube or cuboid shapes.

Cube shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a
Column shapes

 

This layout is for short column shapes that travel in a horizontal orientation. One piece end caps slide on or off the object. End caps can be split in two parts for easy access to heavy items.

Short horizontal column shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a

 

This layout is for short column shapes that travel in a vertical orientation. One piece end caps slide on or off the object. End caps can be split in two parts for easy access to heavy items.

Short vertical column shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a

 

This layout is for long column shapes that travel in a horizontal orientation with additional support pads in between the end caps. One piece end caps slide on or off the object. End caps can be split in two parts for easy access to heavy items.

Long horizontal column shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth, dimension a and design parameter n

 

This layout is for long column shapes that travel in a vertical orientation with additional support pads in between the end caps. One piece end caps slide on or off the object. End caps can be split in two parts for easy access to heavy items.

Long vertical column cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth, dimension a and design parameter n
Painting shapes

 

This corner pad layout can be used for objects with shapes that are similar to paintings.

Painting shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a

 

This corner pad layout can be used for objects with shapes that are similar to paintings. Adjustable edge coverage provides additional support for heavy painting shapes, or painting shapes with narrow edges.

Painting shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth, dimensions a and b

 

This corner pad layout can be used for objects with shapes that are similar to paintings. Full edge coverage provides additional support for heavy painting shapes, or painting shapes with narrow edges.

Painting shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a

 

This layout can be used for large, heavy painting shaped objects. It has four square corner pads for bearing higher loads on the large surfaces. Support pads can be added to each side for additional support.

Painting shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth, dimension a and design parameter n
Multiform shapes

 

This option can be used for any pad layout and any object shape. Solutions are provided for user specified pad coverage on each side of the object.

Any shape cushion design indicating top, front, right, height, width, depth and dimension a

 

Base cushioning can be used for large heavy items that require protection in the vertical direction only.

Cushioned base option with pad and dimension a
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