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How could zinc whiskers affect my computer room?

Zinc whiskers originate from zinc-electroplated surfaces commonly used in a variety of building applications, including computer rooms. The zinc is used to coat metal fixtures to prevent rusting or oxidation occurring.  The whiskers are typically 2 microns in diameter and, over time, can grow to several millimetres in length.

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