G Fragility Rating

The Lower the G Rating of Equipment = A Great Level of Protection Needed

The fragility of an item is normally expressed in "G" units. G Units are a measure of the force exerted on bodies by the earth's gravitational pull. Products with a larger g-force rating require less protection from shock and vibration. For instance, an item with 20 G fragility will suffer damage when subjected to a force 20 times that of normal earth gravity. The fragility of an instrument or piece of equipment is usually determined by laboratory testing.

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Classification
Fragility
(shock and vibration levels)
Extremely Sensitive
Inertial Navigation Equipment (Gyroscopes)
12 - 18 G's
Very Delicate
Electro-Optical (101 - 152 mm)
Precision Test Equipment
18 - 25 G's
Fragile
General Electro-Mechanical
Medical and Biological Diagnostic
Tower Computers, Color TV Cameras
High End Rack Mount Electroncics, Printers
25 - 50 G's
Moderately Fragile
Solid-State Circuit Electronics
Radar and Microwave Antennas
Audio-Visual Projectors, Aircraft Engines
General Rack Mount Electronics
50 - 80 G's
Rugged
PC Boards, PC Monitors, Refrigerators, Microwave Overs, Control & Metering Valves, Cameras, Emergency Rescue Gear
80 - 120 G's
Very Rugged
Most Small Appliances, Pelican Flashlights, Tools, Guns
120 G's and Up
Cell phone300 G's

G-Rating Examples


Pelican-Hardigg™
Classic Rack Case

Used for extremely delicate and heavy diagnostic equipment that needs to travel but cannot withstand shock or vibration

Pelican-Hardigg™
SuperMAC™ Case

Used for fragile equipment that needs to travel but cannot take shock or vibration. It also needs to fit a narrow space

Pelican-Hardigg™
MAC Rack™ Case

Used for moderately fragile equipment that needs shock protection and is used in a tight working space environment

Pelican-Hardigg™
BlackBox Case

Used for rugged, lightweight equipment so a photographer can get equipment to the job site

Pelican-Hardigg™
ProRack™ Case

Used for very rugged lightweight equipment that needs a travel case to keep it dry and dust free during transport

Specs
 Part NumberU SizeRack DepthLid DepthBack Lid DepthWeight
BlackBox11UBlackBox11U11U24.0"2.2"5.2" 60.0 lbs
BlackBox14UBlackBox14U14U24.0"2.2"5.2" 66.0 lbs
BlackBox3UBlackBox3U3U24.0"2.2"5.2" 42.0 lbs
BlackBox4UBlackBox4U4U24.0"2.2"5.2" 47.0 lbs
BlackBox5UBlackBox5U5U24.0"2.2"5.2" 48.0 lbs
BlackBox7UBlackBox7U7U24.0"2.2"5.2" 51.0 lbs
BlackBox9UBlackBox9U9U24.0"2.2"5.2" 56.0 lbs
CLASSIC-V-SERIES-3UCLASSIC-V-SERIES-3U3U33.0"2.5"5.25" 51.0 lbs
CLASSIC-V-SERIES-4UCLASSIC-V-SERIES-4U4U33.0"2.5"5.25" 54.0 lbs
CLASSIC-V-SERIES-5UCLASSIC-V-SERIES-5U5U33.0"2.5"5.25" 56.0 lbs
CLASSIC-V-SERIES-7UCLASSIC-V-SERIES-7U7U33.0"2.5"5.25" 65.0 lbs
CLASSIC-V-SERIES-9UCLASSIC-V-SERIES-9U9U33.0"2.5"5.25" 72.0 lbs
DE2121-02/18/02DE2121-02/18/0210U17.0"2.5"2.5" 47.0 lbs
DE2121-02/18/05DE2121-02/18/0510U17.0"2.5"5.25" 49.0 lbs
DE2121-02/30/02DE2121-02/30/0210U28.0"2.5"2.5" 76.0 lbs
DE2121-02/30/05DE2121-02/30/0510U28.0"2.5"5.25" 78.0 lbs
DE2121-05/18/05DE2121-05/18/0510U17.0"5.25"5.25" 51.0 lbs
DE2121-05/30/05DE2121-05/30/0510U28.0"5.25"5.25" 80.0 lbs
DE2410-02/24/02DE2410-02/24/023U20.0"2.5"2.5" 43.0 lbs
DE2410-02/24/05DE2410-02/24/053U20.0"2.5"5.25" 44.0 lbs
DE2410-02/35/02DE2410-02/35/023U33.0"2.5"2.5" 50.0 lbs
DE2410-02/35/05DE2410-02/35/053U33.0"2.5"5.25" 51.0 lbs
DE2410-05/24/05DE2410-05/24/053U20.0"5.25"5.25" 45.0 lbs
DE2410-05/35/05DE2410-05/35/053U33.0"5.25"5.25" 52.0 lbs
DE2412-02/24/02DE2412-02/24/024U20.0"2.5"2.5" 50.0 lbs
DE2412-02/24/05DE2412-02/24/054U20.0"2.5"5.25" 51.0 lbs
DE2412-02/35/02DE2412-02/35/024U33.0"2.5"2.5" 53.0 lbs
DE2412-02/35/05DE2412-02/35/054U33.0"2.5"5.25" 54.0 lbs
DE2412-05/24/05DE2412-05/24/054U20.0"5.25"5.25" 52.0 lbs
DE2412-05/35/05DE2412-05/35/054U33.0"5.25"5.25" 55.0 lbs
DE2414-02/24/02DE2414-02/24/025U20.0"2.5"2.5" 52.0 lbs
DE2414-02/24/05DE2414-02/24/055U20.0"2.5"5.25" 54.0 lbs
DE2414-02/27/02DE2414-02/27/025U25.0"2.5"2.5" 53.0 lbs
DE2414-02/27/05DE2414-02/27/055U25.0"2.5"5.25" 55.0 lbs
DE2414-02/35/02DE2414-02/35/025U33.0"2.5"2.5" 54.0 lbs
DE2414-02/35/05DE2414-02/35/055U33.0"2.5"5.25" 56.0 lbs
DE2414-05/24/05DE2414-05/24/055U20.0"5.25"5.25" 56.0 lbs
DE2414-05/27/05DE2414-05/27/055U25.0"5.25"5.25" 57.0 lbs
DE2414-05/35/05DE2414-05/35/055U33.0"5.25"5.25" 58.0 lbs
DE2416-02/24/02DE2416-02/24/026U20.0"2.5"2.5" 56.0 lbs
DE2416-02/24/05DE2416-02/24/056U20.0"2.5"5.25" 57.0 lbs
DE2416-02/27/02DE2416-02/27/026U25.0"2.5"2.5" 57.0 lbs
DE2416-02/27/05DE2416-02/27/056U25.0"2.5"5.25" 59.0 lbs
DE2416-05/24/05DE2416-05/24/056U20.0"5.25"5.25" 59.0 lbs
DE2416-05/27/05DE2416-05/27/056U25.0"5.25"5.25" 60.0 lbs
DE2418-02/20/02DE2418-02/20/027U18.0"2.5"2.5" 59.0 lbs
DE2418-02/20/05DE2418-02/20/057U18.0"2.5"5.25" 61.0 lbs
DE2418-02/27/02DE2418-02/27/027U25.0"2.5"2.5" 60.0 lbs
DE2418-02/27/05DE2418-02/27/057U25.0"2.5"5.25" 62.0 lbs
DE2418-02/35/02DE2418-02/35/027U33.0"2.5"2.5" 63.0 lbs
DE2418-02/35/05DE2418-02/35/057U33.0"2.5"5.25" 65.0 lbs
DE2418-05/20/05DE2418-05/20/057U18.0"5.25"5.25" 63.0 lbs
DE2418-05/27/05DE2418-05/27/057U25.0"5.25"5.25" 64.0 lbs
DE2418-05/35/05DE2418-05/35/057U33.0"5.25"5.25" 67.0 lbs
DE2421-02/27/02DE2421-02/27/029U25.0"2.5"2.5" 70.0 lbs
DE2421-02/27/05DE2421-02/27/059U25.0"2.5"5.25" 71.0 lbs
DE2421-02/35/02DE2421-02/35/029U33.0"2.5"2.5" 71.0 lbs
DE2421-02/35/05DE2421-02/35/059U33.0"2.5"5.25" 72.0 lbs
DE2421-05/27/05DE2421-05/27/059U25.0"5.25"5.25" 73.0 lbs
DE2421-05/35/05DE2421-05/35/059U33.0"5.25"5.25" 74.0 lbs
DE2425-02/27/02DE2425-02/27/0211U25.0"2.5"2.5" 75.0 lbs
DE2425-02/27/05DE2425-02/27/0511U25.0"2.5"5.25" 78.0 lbs
DE2425-05/27/05DE2425-05/27/0511U25.0"5.25"5.25" 81.0 lbs
DE2430-02/27/02DE2430-02/27/0214U25.0"2.5"2.5" 79.0 lbs
DE2430-02/27/05DE2430-02/27/0514U25.0"2.5"5.25" 81.0 lbs
DE2430-05/27/05DE2430-05/27/0514U25.0"5.25"5.25" 83.0 lbs
DE2442-02/27/02DE2442-02/27/0221U25.0"2.5"2.5" 103.0 lbs
DE2442-02/27/05DE2442-02/27/0521U25.0"2.5"5.25" 105.0 lbs
DE2442-05/27/05DE2442-05/27/0521U25.0"5.25"5.25" 107.0 lbs
DE2652-02/25/02DE2652-02/25/0226U23.0"2.5"2.5" 119.0 lbs
DE2652-02/25/05DE2652-02/25/0526U23.0"2.5"5.25" 121.0 lbs
DE2652-05/25/05DE2652-05/25/0526U23.0"5.25"5.25" 123.0 lbs
MR1907-02/25/02MR1907-02/25/023U20.0"2.2"2.2" 31.0 lbs
MR1907-02/25/05MR1907-02/25/053U20.0"2.2"4.4" 32.0 lbs
MR1907-02/29/02MR1907-02/29/023U24.0"2.2"2.2" 32.0 lbs
MR1907-02/29/05MR1907-02/29/053U24.0"2.2"4.4" 33.0 lbs
MR1907-05/25/05MR1907-05/25/053U20.0"4.4"4.4" 33.0 lbs
MR1907-05/29/05MR1907-05/29/053U24.0"4.4"4.4" 34.0 lbs
MR1909-02/25/02MR1909-02/25/024U20.0"2.2"2.2" 33.0 lbs
MR1909-02/25/05MR1909-02/25/054U20.0"2.2"4.4" 35.0 lbs
MR1909-02/29/02MR1909-02/29/024U24.0"2.2"2.2" 35.0 lbs
MR1909-02/29/05MR1909-02/29/054U24.0"2.2"4.4" 36.0 lbs
MR1909-05/25/05MR1909-05/25/054U20.0"4.4"4.4" 36.0 lbs
MR1909-05/29/05MR1909-05/29/054U24.0"4.4"4.4" 37.0 lbs
MR1910-02/25/02MR1910-02/25/025U20.0"2.2"2.2" 36.0 lbs
MR1910-02/25/05MR1910-02/25/055U20.0"2.2"4.4" 38.0 lbs
MR1910-02/29/02MR1910-02/29/025U24.0"2.2"2.2" 37.0 lbs
MR1910-02/29/05MR1910-02/29/055U24.0"2.2"4.4" 39.0 lbs
MR1910-05/25/05MR1910-05/25/055U20.0"4.4"4.4" 39.0 lbs
MR1910-05/29/05MR1910-05/29/055U24.0"4.4"4.4" 40.0 lbs
MR1913-02/25/02MR1913-02/25/026U20.0"2.2"2.2" 39.0 lbs
MR1913-02/25/05MR1913-02/25/056U20.0"2.2"4.4" 41.0 lbs
MR1913-02/29/02MR1913-02/29/026U24.0"2.2"2.2" 40.0 lbs
MR1913-02/29/05MR1913-02/29/056U24.0"2.2"4.4" 42.0 lbs
MR1913-05/25/05MR1913-05/25/056U20.0"4.4"4.4" 42.0 lbs
MR1913-05/29/05MR1913-05/29/056U24.0"4.4"4.4" 43.0 lbs
MR1914-02/25/02MR1914-02/25/027U20.0"2.2"2.2" 42.0 lbs
MR1914-02/25/05MR1914-02/25/057U20.0"2.2"4.4" 43.0 lbs
MR1914-02/29/02MR1914-02/29/027U24.0"2.2"2.2" 42.0 lbs
MR1914-02/29/05MR1914-02/29/057U24.0"2.2"4.4" 44.0 lbs
MR1914-05/25/05MR1914-05/25/057U20.0"4.4"4.4" 44.0 lbs
MR1914-05/29/05MR1914-05/29/057U24.0"4.4"4.4" 47.0 lbs
MR1917-02/25/02MR1917-02/25/029U20.0"2.2"2.2" 46.0 lbs
MR1917-02/25/05MR1917-02/25/059U20.0"2.2"4.4" 47.0 lbs
MR1917-02/29/02MR1917-02/29/029U24.0"2.2"2.2" 47.0 lbs
MR1917-02/29/05MR1917-02/29/059U24.0"2.2"4.4" 48.0 lbs
MR1917-05/25/05MR1917-05/25/059U20.0"4.4"4.4" 48.0 lbs
MR1917-05/29/05MR1917-05/29/059U24.0"4.4"4.4" 49.0 lbs
MR1921-02/25/02MR1921-02/25/0211U20.0"2.2"2.2" 50.0 lbs
MR1921-02/25/05MR1921-02/25/0511U20.0"2.2"4.4" 51.0 lbs
MR1921-02/29/02MR1921-02/29/0211U24.0"2.2"2.2" 51.0 lbs
MR1921-02/29/05MR1921-02/29/0511U24.0"2.2"4.4" 52.0 lbs
MR1921-05/25/05MR1921-05/25/0511U20.0"4.4"4.4" 52.0 lbs
MR1921-05/29/05MR1921-05/29/0511U24.0"4.4"4.4" 53.0 lbs
MR1923-02/25/02MR1923-02/25/0212U20.0"2.2"2.2" 52.0 lbs
MR1923-02/25/05MR1923-02/25/0512U20.0"2.2"4.4" 53.0 lbs
MR1923-02/29/02MR1923-02/29/0212U24.0"2.2"2.2" 53.0 lbs
MR1923-02/29/05MR1923-02/29/0512U24.0"2.2"4.4" 54.0 lbs
MR1923-05/25/05MR1923-05/25/0512U20.0"4.4"4.4" 54.0 lbs
MR1923-05/29/05MR1923-05/29/0512U24.0"4.4"4.4" 55.0 lbs
MR1926-02/25/02MR1926-02/25/0214U20.0"2.2"2.2" 56.0 lbs
MR1926-02/25/05MR1926-02/25/0514U20.0"2.2"4.4" 57.0 lbs
MR1926-02/29/02MR1926-02/29/0214U24.0"2.2"2.2" 57.0 lbs
MR1926-02/29/05MR1926-02/29/0514U24.0"2.2"4.4" 58.0 lbs
MR1926-05/25/05MR1926-05/25/0514U20.0"4.4"4.4" 57.0 lbs
MR1926-05/29/05MR1926-05/29/0514U24.0"4.4"4.4" 58.0 lbs
PR2008-01/18/01PR2008-01/18/014U18.0"1.81"1.81" 20.9 lbs
PR2012-01/18/01PR2012-01/18/016U18.0"1.81"1.81" 23.9 lbs
PR2015-01/18/01PR2015-01/18/018U18.0"1.81"1.81" 27.3 lbs
PR2018-01/18/01PR2018-01/18/0110U18.0"1.81"1.81" 39.0 lbs
PR2026-01/18/01PR2026-01/18/0114U18.0"1.81"1.81" 36.3 lbs
SMAC2109-02/29/02SMAC2109-02/29/023U24.0"2.2"2.2" 48.0 lbs
SMAC2109-02/29/05WSMAC2109-02/29/05W3U24.0"2.2"5.2" 50.0 lbs
SMAC2109-05/29/05WSMAC2109-05/29/05W3U24.0"5.2"5.2" 52.0 lbs
SMAC2111-02/29/02SMAC2111-02/29/024U24.0"2.2"2.2" 51.0 lbs
SMAC2111-02/29/05WSMAC2111-02/29/05W4U24.0"2.2"5.2" 53.0 lbs
SMAC2111-05/29/05WSMAC2111-05/29/05W4U24.0"5.2"5.2" 55.0 lbs
SMAC2112-02/29/02SMAC2112-02/29/025U24.0"2.2"2.2" 53.0 lbs
SMAC2112-02/29/05WSMAC2112-02/29/05W5U24.0"2.2"5.2" 55.0 lbs
SMAC2112-05/29/05WSMAC2112-05/29/05W5U24.0"5.2"5.2" 57.0 lbs
SMAC2116-02/29/02SMAC2116-02/29/027U24.0"2.2"2.2" 57.0 lbs
SMAC2116-02/29/05WSMAC2116-02/29/05W7U24.0"2.2"5.2" 60.0 lbs
SMAC2116-05/29/05WSMAC2116-05/29/05W7U24.0"5.2"5.2" 62.0 lbs
SMAC2119-02/29/02SMAC2119-02/29/029U24.0"2.2"2.2" 61.0 lbs
SMAC2119-02/29/05WSMAC2119-02/29/05W9U24.0"2.2"5.2" 64.0 lbs
SMAC2119-05/29/05WSMAC2119-05/29/05W9U24.0"5.2"5.2" 66.0 lbs
SMAC2122-02/29/02SMAC2122-02/29/0211U24.0"2.2"2.2" 66.0 lbs
SMAC2122-02/29/05WSMAC2122-02/29/05W11U24.0"2.2"5.2" 69.0 lbs
SMAC2122-05/29/05WSMAC2122-05/29/05W11U24.0"5.2"5.2" 71.0 lbs
SMAC2128-02/29/02SMAC2128-02/29/0214U24.0"2.2"2.2" 71.0 lbs
SMAC2128-02/29/05WSMAC2128-02/29/05W14U24.0"2.2"5.2" 74.0 lbs
SMAC2128-05/29/05WSMAC2128-05/29/05W14U24.0"5.2"5.2" 77.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-11USUPER-V-SERIES-11U11U24.0"2.2"5.2" 69.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-14USUPER-V-SERIES-14U14U24.0"2.2"5.2" 74.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-3USUPER-V-SERIES-3U3U24.0"2.2"5.2" 50.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-4USUPER-V-SERIES-4U4U24.0"2.2"5.2" 53.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-5USUPER-V-SERIES-5U5U24.0"2.2"5.2" 55.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-7USUPER-V-SERIES-7U7U24.0"2.2"5.2" 60.0 lbs
SUPER-V-SERIES-9USUPER-V-SERIES-9U9U24.0"2.2"5.2" 64.0 lbs
 Part NumberU SizeRack DepthLid DepthBack Lid DepthWeight