Contrary to popular belief, dust can cause you a litany of problems if it surrounds your electronic components. In our previous post, we started giving readers some reasons why dust is bad for devices, which is just one more reason to purchase an industrial tablet that can handle dust particles like a champ. So, why is dust rough on technology?
- Dust removes connections. While this isn’t the case all of the time, dust is a culprit of causing shorts and poor contact in switches, connectors and relays. With poor connections, information can get to where it needs to go, leaving you with a useless electronic component.
- Dust can cause arcing in much higher voltage applications. Earlier, we mentioned that dust can cause your device to overheat. Because dust insulates, there’s a chance that if your electronic component, such as a tablet, is dusty, it may overheat. Overheating can cause your device to arc which is just another way of saying that it is useless.
- Dust can cause your tablet to become more difficult to use and even service. It’s important to keep your electronic devices in good shape in case of a service. If your device is overpopulated with dust, it becomes a bit trickier to repair. Plus, have you ever tried using a dusty touchscreen? It feels almost impossible.
Are you convinced?
Have we convinced you to think about purchasing an industrial tablet that can handle all of the dust in the environment you work in? We welcome you to check out all of our industrial, dust-proof tablets today! Contact us if you have any questions.