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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

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17/05/2021(16:00-17:00)

This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Virtual

15/07/2021

Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Immersion Proof Breathers prevent damage to enclosures and instruments

Immersion Proof Breathers prevent damage to enclosures and instruments
Lightweight materials used in the manufacture of electronic products often give designers a dilemma. They either have to restrict the applications or to increase the strength of the enclosure walls. Heat can cause a pressure build-up within an enclosure and without adequate venting the lightweight material could fracture.

These devices allow an enclosure to "breathe" (transfer air in and out) but will withstand driving rain or even total immersion in water up to five metres. Made from robust and hard wearing materials, the breathers can pass high flow rates of air which can result from rapid variations in pressure, caused by temperature or altitude changes.

The breathers can be screwed into a threaded boss or mounted through a hole, using a lock nut that is provided. 

If a controlled environment within equipment is required, then a humidity adsorber can be fitted in the rear of most immersion breathers. These adsorbers are filled with desiccants to prevent humidity damage and condensation.
 

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