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Old 04-21-2012, 06:46 PM   #1
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is there any reason that I couldn't/shouldn't make my control panel out of wood? gathering equipment now for my electric setup and thought I could further customize if I construct my own control panel box.

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Yes, if the electrical components heat up due to over current or ground fault situations, arch due to a poor or lost connection, or otherwise fail, they will create heat. This would be a definite fire hazard in a wood enclosure.
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