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Aug 28

How to Pack a Laptop Computer

Pack Your Laptop Like It Came from the Factory

Pack Your Laptop Like It Came from the Factory

Back to College? Then you might need to know how to pack and ship your laptop computer. The Shipping Depot recommends double boxing with 2″ of padding such as plastic peanuts (note “clothing” or “towels” aren’t considered padding by any carrier). We prefer to use the special laptop box ($20.99) we stock that conforms to manufacturer specifications. It has a custom air-suspension insert for your computer, and separate compartment for cords and accessories. Since any claim for loss or damage is predicated upon adequate packaging, we can guarantee you’ll be protected with this box. Also note that since 2008 all carriers have imposed safety restrictions on Lithium Ion batteries–any LI battery 100wh or greater cannot go by air, and must be specially labeled by ground. No loose LI batteries, either, unless specially packaged. Most current laptop models are within those specs, but don’t be surprised if we open

Air Suspension with separate Accessories

Air Suspension with separate Accessories

your box to check your battery. For more packing tips, visit our webpage, http://theshippingdepot.com/professional-packing-service/.

Lithium Ion Batteries Must be Checked

Lithium Ion Batteries Must be Checked