Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Product Warranty Costs

Product Warranty Costs
3 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2020
Guarantees [Abstract]  
Product Warranty Costs
Note 7. Product Warranty Costs
The Company generally offers its customers an assurance warranty on products sold, although warranty periods may vary by product type and application. The reserve for future warranty claims, which is recorded within the "Other current liabilities" line in the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets, is based on historical claim rates and current warranty cost experience. The following summarizes the changes in product warranty reserves for the three months ended November 30, 2020 and 2019, respectively (in thousands):
  Three Months Ended November 30,
  2020 2019
Beginning balance $ 892  $ 1,145 
Provision for warranties 464  211 
Warranty payments and costs incurred (399) (206)
Impact of changes in foreign currency rates (25)
Ending balance $ 959  $ 1,125