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Take Your Tool Control to the Next Level

Tool control has become essential practice within the aviation industry as it ensures all tools used during a maintenance project are accounted for during flight. Poor tool control can affect the Engineer’s efficiency and the overall safety of the aircraft. Searching for missing tools can not only be a time-wasting nuisance but the absolute last…


FACOM and DRAPER Tools Now Available

We are thrilled to now stock a huge range of FACOM tools and Draper tools, which our customers can order directly via our www.redboxtools.com website. These brands, just like BAHCO, provide users with the highest quality tools, with a key focus placed on their long-lasting durability and reliability, ensuring that all DIY and professional tasks are carried out with…


Custom Foam Layer Design to Hold Micrometres for MTC

The Red Box Tools Team have been tasked with another notable design assignment; for the Manufacturing Technology Centre this time around, who require a shadow foam layer for a number of their micrometres to sit in within the respective cabinet so we thought we outline the complete process for anybody interested in potentially kitting out their toolboxes. To…


Foam Layers for Professional Photography Equipment

The Red Box Tools Team have been given another exciting design opportunity for Joe North at NorthyTV, who has previously worked on prime time TV programmes such as ‘Love Island’! Joe has been after shadow foam layers for his professional camera equipment collection and we were more than happy to offer our services. Due to their composition and overall flexibility,…


More Shadow Foamed Cases Produced for Delta

Delta continue to choose Red Box Tools and Foam to produce shadow foamed cases for their specialist equipment. The most recent project was to case and foam some rather bulky pumps. They need to stay upright and be easy to access, as well as having the charger and battery easily accessible from the top.  Of…


RB Tools and Foam Supply Large Tool Cabinet to Northrop Grumman

Red Box Tools and Foam recently supplied this large two-piece tool cabinet to Northrop Grumman, which included laser etched Bahco tools. Toolgraving™ is an important part of tool control. It allows an individual to help you track people “borrowing” their tools, whilst companies can help ensure that tools are kept where they belong. By etching and engraving…


Why Buy Red Box Tool Kits?

If you ask any engineer, mechanic, plumber, joiner or electrician they will tell you that their tool kit is like a third arm. It is part of them and, because of that, they treat it with the highest level of care and only want to be carrying the very best tools to complete each task…


Aviation Shows 2020

2019 will soon be drawing to a close, so it is only right that we start looking ahead to the fantastic aviation shows that we will taking place in the USA throughout 2020. Take a look at some of the highlights that we are looking forward to below:   U.S. Sport Aviation Expo: 22nd-25th January…


The World’s Largest Plane

Earlier in 2019, the world’s largest aircraft (as I write) took to the sky for the very first time when it traveled from the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California. Incredibly, the airplane has a greater wingspan than an American football field and it’s purpose is purely focused on launching rockets from the air,…


The Shadow Foaming® Process: Explained

If you are in the trade industry, there is a very high chance that you already understand the shadow foaming® process. However, if it is new to you, please read on to discover what this means. Shadow foam is a versatile material, that allows us to create bespoke foams for our tool kits and allows…