Environmental Reliability Test

Created: 06/09/2020Last Updated: 07/19/2023


A well designed product should operate properly under a wide range of environmental conditions in terms of temperature and humidity for its long term product life cycle.


Temperature: for consumer electronics, environmental condition range from -20 to 60 degrees C.

Humidity: a relative humidity (RH) is used.

Detailed Overview

High Temperature Storage - Non operational

Low Temperature Storage - Non operational

Cycling Test - Non operational

Thermal Shocks 

Thermal Soak Test


Summary & Conclusion

Environmental tests are essential for electronic equipment to operate under inhabitable regions in the world.  

Reference & Further Reading

"IEC 60068", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_60068 

"IEC 60068-2", https://www.desolutions.com/testing-services/test-standards/iec-60068-2/