Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsGames & GearOther - Games & Gear · 3 months ago

Will a video game/ it s case melt in 97F-100F weather?

I m away currently, and a game I ordered came unexpectedly early (the 3rd). I won t be home until the 8th or 9th... It s already been 3 days that it s been stuck in the mailbox. I m concerned that the disc will be damaged/warped, or that the plastic case will melt. It s under the shade of the mailbox, but there s also probably no air ventilation? It s also in a cluster, on the very top, and heat rises...? Or are my concerns just paranoia...

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  • 3 months ago

    Normal human body temperature is 98.6°F: your game is safe.

    The game disc itself is still good even if the plastic case got hot enough to significantly soften. Which occurs far above 98.6°F; depending upon which plastic the case is made of that exact temperature is typically going to be around 212°F (boiling point

    of water) and melting occurs at an even higher temperature.

  • 3 months ago

    It may not be safe to operate at those temperatures, but it won't damage the cart if stored at that temperature.

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    No, the very lowest melting points for some types of plastic is like 350, MUCH hotter then it gets outside ...................................

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