Pumping Our Tyres At The Roadside During High Humidity; Any Risks?
The vulcanizers we find around us have the air compressors feeding the tyres directly, without any filter or storage tank. These help get rid of water which is a byproduct of compressed air. I remember stopping to buy something close to a vulcanizer one humid morning, and noticed that the hose end left on the road had considerable moisture coming out. Enough to get the asphalt where it was resting wet.
Now I am thinking, could there be a risk inflating our tyres off those sources, and getting water in? Could the quantity of water be enough to considerably increasing the pressure in the tyres on a hot day, especially if over-inflated? I am not an expert, but I know that steam under pressure is a high risk.
As a way of mitigation, would inflating our tyres only on a sunny day help?
Can fellows with a better understanding throw more light? This is just me thinking aloud.
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