Have IP ratings explained in this handy guide, including potential impact on your business. Read now, or download a free IP rating chart PDF. Our technical experts in IEC test standards can assist your company in To illustrate, a piece of electronic equipment rated IPX7 will almost certainly. operational equipment) must, according to IEC , belong to a . IPX5/IPX7. Versatile*. 6. 7. IPX6/IPX7. Versatile*. 5. 8. IPX5/IPX8. Versatile*. 6. 8. IPX6/IPX8.

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IP45 Protected from tools and small wires greater than 1 millimeter. Protects against fingers and objects of a similar size to the fingers.

IP36 Protected from tools and wires greater than 2. But what does this actually mean? Example of how the number is defined. In fact, even the new iPhone has an IP rating. Taking the iPhone as an example, it will have some form of resistance to water.

Dripping water when tilted at 15 degrees all four positions are tested. The first digit indicates the level of protection that the enclosure provides against access to hazardous parts e.

Test time — 2. IP28 Protected from touch by fingers and objects greater than 12 millimeters. For example, a cellular phone rated at IP68 is “dust resistant” and can be “immersed in 1.


IP Rating Chart

ip7 IP14 Protected from touch by hands greater than 50 millimeters. IP01 Not protected from solids. IP38 Protected from tools and wires greater than 2. IP37 Protected from tools and wires greater than 2. Test duration of up to 8 hours based on air flow. Water jets — from a nozzle of 6. IP22 or IP2X are typical minimum requirements for the design of electrical accessories for indoor use. Submersion of up to 1m depth. A vacuum must be applied and will protect against contact of dust. Alternative measure — NEMA.

IP46 Protected from tools and small wires greater than 1 millimeter. In addition to the tables above, the IEC also make use of additional letters to provide further related information.

Then please contact a member of our team. Additional standards are often referenced that may contain important information.

Some manufacturers have produced IP rated smartphonesaimed at consumers who are concerned about their handsets getting submerged in liquids or getting covered in dust. Water projected by a nozzle 6. IP10 Protected from touch by hands greater than 50 millimeters. IP48 Protected from tools and small wires greater than 1 millimeter. This could be large items such as a hand, or small items such as dust, or even water.


For example, an electrical socket rated IP22 is protected against insertion of fingers and will not be damaged or become unsafe during a specified test in which it is exposed to vertically or nearly i;x7 dripping water.

IP ratings explained: ingress protection

IP66 Protected from total dust ingress. IP61 Protected from total dust ingress. Get your free guide highlighting all the important considerations when looking for IP rated cases to protect your items. IP63 Protected from total dust ingress.

IP Ratings Explained: The “waterproof” IEC standard | GWP Group

Dripping water vertically falling drops shall have no harmful effect on the iipx7 when mounted in an upright position onto a turntable and rotated at 1 RPM. An IP rating is a measure of an enclosure or cases ability to resist items entering it. Get your free guide by clicking below.

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A total of four positions are tested within two axes. IP08 Not protected from solids. IP Rating Reference Chart.