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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…


How to Make Shadow Boards

Before we look into how to make shadow boards, we first have to explain exactly what one is. A question that we are frequently asked is whether shadow boarding and shadow foam are the same thing, and the answer is no, not quite. Of course, they are extremely similar in the fact that they offer a…


6 Benefits of Shadow Foam

There are many benefits of shadow foam with many of them likely to completely transform how you look after your tools going forward. Listed below is a list of our favourite 6 benefits: Shadow foam can be cut and shaped to the specific requirements of all of your tools, meaning that no matter how big…


Red Box Tools and Foam To open their doors in the USA

At Red Box Tools and Foam, we are here to help our customers create their perfect toolkit. Red Box Tool Kits have been designed using years of experience from industry experts. We have a wide range of tool kits that are available to our customers, as well as offering customers the chance to design their…


Happy New Year from Red Box

The Red Box team are now back after their Christmas break, ready and excited to see what the new year brings… We have lots of exciting plans in store for 2019, including Goodwood Festival of Speed, Aerofriedrichshafen, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and much more! Last year we had the a great year in terms of shows…


TUI Travel Tool Kits

The latest project for the Red Box team comes in the form of creating custom tool Shadow Foaming™ layers for TUI Travel. The team were approached by two aircraft engineers from TUI Travel, Lewis and Ellis, based in London Gatwick Airport. Quality is of the utmost importance to the TUI engineers. The foam layers need…


Introducing: New tool kit upgrades

The Red Box Tools team have been busy coming up with ideas on how to give their customers more choice when it comes to our pre-designed tool kits. So we now offer tool kit upgrades. These upgrades come in two options: The ST Range When purchasing an aviation tool kit, you can now choose to…


Red Box at METSTRADE

The Red Box team had a great week exhibiting at the METSTRADE Marine Show in Amsterdam a few weeks ago. This year was the second year for the team, and it proved to be a success. With over 10,500 visitors, 1,552 exhibition stands manned by around 6,594 industry experts. The show is a great way…


Supplying tool kits to Luxury Yachts

Red Box Tools have been working with Versilia Supply Service, a worldwide mega yacht supplier, to create a custom RBI9200C cabinet and laser etching on 3 RBI9650 toolkits. As a supplier to the Marine industry Versilia have high standards that need to be upheld in order to provide the best quality products and services to…