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Art Couriers LA Crating – Materials and Standards

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

We work every day on perfecting the craft of the design of most sturdiest, durable yet affordable wooden crates that will seamlessly secure our clients’ fine art from the inside while protecting it from the outside environment.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

Every crate is hand-built, made of a special heat-treated wood approved by the Customs international regulations, which in turns simplifies and shortens the transit time.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

First, we always protect the art piece by wrapping bare canvases in glassine paper or framed pieces in sturdy plastic. That way the item is sealed and protected from any possible water damage or dust.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

With help of styrofoam and ethafoam, the art piece is fixed in a tight position within the crate leaving no room for any movement, even if the crate is shaken heavily during the transit.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

The wood is screwed together by special T15 head screws that will require a Torx T15 screwdriver to open it. We chose this screw option over more common phillips “+” screws to minimize chances of illicit un-crating.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

Designed for ease of transit, each crate comes with a pair of metal handles. For wider crates we attach metal corners to ensure extra protection against bumps and drops.

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

Our custom crates are easily noticeable by its marine blue square logo “Art Couriers Los Angeles”. The logo side of the crate indicates its front part!

Art Couriers LA Crating - Materials and Standards

We ship local, nationwide and worldwide. Get in touch with one of our specialists now for your free quote!

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