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B&W typ 500

ideal case for valuable small parts

Product Number: 500/B

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Interior design: 

  • 30 years warranty*
  • stackable and super stable
  • dust and waterproof type 500 - the ideal case for valuable small parts

B&W typ 500

Made of extremely rugged polypropylene (PP)

Protects valuable contents in any situation

Made of extremely rugged polypropylene (PP)


Withstands bitter cold and scorching heat with ease


Airworthy thanks to automatic air pressure equalization valve

The valve equalizes the pressure inside the case, protecting contents and case

Airworthy thanks to automatic air pressure equalization valve

Perfectly equipped with the type 500

Our type 500 guarantees worry-free transport of important property This extremely rugged and compact case protects its contents with an impact-resistant polypropylene (PP) shell and embeds them in soft, high-quality black foam. Valuable and sensitive small parts, such as SD cards, external hard drives, or flash drives, are safely and securely stored in the type 500. This outdoor case is incredibly sturdy, waterproof, and dustproof, and withstands temperature extremes both high and low. Whether in the air, in adverse conditions, or even under water for brief periods, the type 500 is the perfect companion for any trip.

All features at a glance

  • Extremely sturdy case: shell made of polypropylene (PP)
  • Certified under STANAG 4280, DEF STAN 81-41, and ATA 300
  • UN Certificate of Approval possible on request
  • Stackable
  • Dustproof
  • Waterproof (IP67 rating)
  • Temperature-stable from -30 °C to 80 °C
  • Airworthy: automatic air pressure compensation valve
  • Two eyelets for padlock
  • Inner dimensions: 205 x 145 x 80 mm | 8.1 x 5.7 x 3.1 inch
  • Outer dimensions: 230 x 180 x 90 mm | 9.1 x 7.1 x 3.5 inch
  • Weight: 0.5 Kg | 1,10
  • Volume: 2.3 L
  • Interior options: empty, precut pick-and-pluck foam (SI)
  • Egg foam in the lid (when equipped with precut cube foam)
  • 30-year warranty
  • Available in two colors: black, yellow
  • With optional shoulder strap

The compact and waterproof for any use

The high quality of the type 500 and its extremely rugged shell are certified under STANAG 4280, DEF STAN 81-41, and ATA 300. The case is classified waterproof under the IP protection class, rated IP67 dustproof, and can even protect against water ingress if submerged for brief periods.

With you on any trip thanks to automatic air pressure compensation valve and shoulder strap

The air pressure compensation valve built into the type 500 protects the case's contents and its rugged shell, allowing for secure transport on trips. The valve immediately responds to changes in atmospheric pressure, opening and closing accordingly. For prolonged carrying, the optional shoulder strap provides additional comfort by conveniently distributing the weight of the case.

Available with variable interior options and in two colors

The type 500 can be customized for your specific use. The PP shell is available in two colors, black and yellow, and comes either empty or with a removable pick-and-pluck foam insert for the main compartment and a foam insert under the lid for additional protection. To ensure even more security, the type 500 comes with two eyelets for a padlock when needed.

two eyelets for padlocks (Ø 0.2 inch)
waterproof (IP67 certified)
30-year warranty
extremely robust
easy-open locks
temperature stable

A (A1): 9.06 inch / 230mm

B: 7.09 inch / 180mm

C: 3.54 inch / 90mm

A (A1) inside: 8.07 inch / 205mm

B inside: 5.71 inch / 145mm

C inside: 3.15 inch / 80mm

D (lid) inside: 0.79 inch / 20mm

E (bottom) inside: 2.36 inch / 60mm

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