Americase, Inc. Develops Oxygen Containers for NASA

Waxahachie, TX – Waxahachie based Americase, Inc. today has announced that the company has designed, developed and completed the first HM224B / DOT31FP shipping containers for the NORS program (Nitrogen Oxygen Recharge System), which is a part of NASA's Orbital Replacement Unit Project and will resupply the International Space Station with Nitrogen and Oxygen.

"We have been working on this project for over a year in concert with The Boeing Company in Huntsville, Alabama.  For years, Americase has been on the cutting edge of HM224B Oxygen Containers, aka SuperBoxes, but this project required an entirely new design. The purpose of this container is to safely transport the RTA (Recharge Tank Assembly), a very large and complex oxygen tank, to several locations in the world, where the RTA will be loaded onto space craft and transported to the International Space Station," said Robby Kinsala, Chief Operating Officer at Americase.  "Like all of our SuperBoxes, the NASA containers had to pass the ATA 300 Category 1 requirements as well as the flame and heat penetration requirements set forth in the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations," continued Kinsala.

About Americase:

Americase, an AS9100 and ISO 9001 company, is the premier case manufacturer of airline quality transport cases for the aerospace, aviation, oil and gas, education, sporting and audio/visual industries. Expert on-site staff enables Americase to develop, engineer and create just about any case type that can be imagined.  With an all-in-house production environment ranging from precision CNC sheet metal punching and bending capabilities to specialized water jet and machining of foam cushions and other composites, to custom applied graphics on virtually anything, Americase is uniquely adept in providing high quality, custom fabricated parts and containers to various industries all over the world. If you can dream it, Americase can build it.  Providing Quality Carrying Cases designed to travel the world and made in the U.S.A. since 1985.

For more information please contact Chris Egloff or Steve Arnold from our industrial sales team at 800-972-2737 or visit our website at

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