Heat and Humidity
July 11, 2013
Summer is upon us and, in most parts of the country, that means heat and humidity are on the rise. For CNC machine shops, increasing temperatures and humidity levels are more than a physical discomfort. They represent a real danger for the electronic components of machine tools, computers and other shop equipment.
Jason Balsbaugh of Gosiger’s parts department knows only too well about the affects of heat and humidity on customer’s electronics. “We see a sharp increase in requests for various electronic parts during the summer months, and many of these parts fail because they are exposed to high heat and humidity.”
With this in mind, we asked Jason to share some helpful facts on this subject:
It may not always be possible to maintain optimum temperature and humidity in your shop, but the closer you can come to that goal, the better the odds that your electronic devices will have long and healthy lives.