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Casing Casing


  • Failure mode Heating elements damage the plastic casing.
  • Durability feature The outer case surface should not exceed 40 degrees centigrade in use.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesInternal surfaces should be uncoated stainless steel.
  • Good practices Plastics should be engineering grade and be sufficiently shielded from the heat.
  • Good practices Outer case surface temperature should not exceed 40 degrees centigrade in use.

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesThe heating elements damage the plastic case parts.

Key facts

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  • Failure mode Failure mode
  • Durability features Durability features
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  • Low cost Low cost
  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
  • High cost High cost