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Pelican Replacement Foam for Laptop Bags

Author: Cobra Foam
by Cobra Foam
Posted: Dec 23, 2016

Now days, most trusted laptop computer bags and other backpacks come with foam padding already installed in them, but what is one supposed to do if the padding of bags gets removed, deteriorates and wears away with the passage of time. Is it safe to place laptops in plain bags without padding? Because laptops are not only costly items but they carry lots of information and data which needs to be protected, just imagine a situation when you have lost all your personal n professional data, scary thought it is. So to avoid such situations the easiest and simplest solution is to add some more padding yourself. Luckily, laptops do not require a specific kind of padding to keep them protected from accidents. As long as padding is soft and shock proof, it will more than likely work for you.

Any type of padding, such as Pelican replacement foam, will do the trick for you, and can be purchased from any packing store, moving company, or even from some online seller. Another good source for potential padding would be the commercially sold foam mats for children. Exercise mats would also be a economical and befitting alternative to get some extra padding foam for protection bags.

The next thing in the process of adding padding to your bag is measuring and cutting this needs to be done carefully because foam may be cheap but your time is valuable measurements should be done properly and carefully, as this will save your effort and time and to add to that it will also add to the aesthetics. After the measurement of the laptop bag have been taken, cut out Pelican replacement foam according to the measurement, leaving a bit extra for a snug fit. If the padding is cut leaving a bit more than actually measured on every side, the foam pieces should wedge into the laptop bag, eliminating the requirement to attach it by any other mean. If the foam pieces do not snuggly lock their way into the computer bag, one must consider using a duct tape or even Velcro to make sure the foam pieces holds their place during use, pieces should not be loose and should perfectly fit in the bag to give maximum protection.

Once this process of adding and fixing the padding pieces is over and done with, put the computer bag through a trial session. Don't try to do anything silly like dragging the bag with the laptop inside as this may harm your computer and you might lose your valuable data, but make sure of one thing that when the laptop is put into the bag, the sides and bottom of the laptop are fitting comfortably against support.

Another very good alternative would be to look out for laptop bag accessories online. While it's not as cheap an option but there are some brands such as "Pelican" produces laptop bag accessory, which are compact laptop bags which are designed to fit into laptop bags to provide extra support.

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Cobra Foam Inserts offers replacement foam inserts, custom foam inserts, custom cut foam inserts & custom case foam inserts for protective cases and dry boxes.

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