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IP ratings explained: ingress protection
A vacuum must be applied. IP Rating Reference Chart. IP44 Protected from tools and small wires greater than 6052 millimeter. Then please contact a member of our team. First Digit — Solids. Protects against fingers and objects of a similar size to the fingers. Protected from immersion between 15 centimeters and 1 meter in depth. Similarly, 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 vertically dripping water.
The equivalent European standard is EN Test a is conducted for ipc7 minutes.
The second the resistance against moisture intrusion. Objects greater than 1 mm. IP23 Protected from touch by fingers and objects greater than 12 millimeters.
The IEC assemble and publish the International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related components. The standard aims to provide users more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as waterproof. An IP rating is a measure of an enclosure or cases ability to resist items entering it.
This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat NEMA ratings also require additional product features and tests such as functionality under icing conditions, enclosures for hazardous areasknock-outs for cable connections and others not addressed by IP ratings. A vacuum must be applied and will protect against contact of dust. IP04 Not protected from solids. Additional standards are often referenced that may contain important information. IP54 Protected from limited dust ingress.
IP27 Protected from touch by fingers and objects greater than 12 millimeters. Want to work with us?
Free, no obligation advice…. Ingress of dust is not entirely prevented, but it must not enter in sufficient quantity to interfere with the satisfactory operation of the equipment; complete protection against contact.
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The first digit indicates the level of protection that the enclosure provides against access isc hazardous parts e. Test time — 1 minute per square meter with litres of water per minute including a pressure of kPa from 3 metres.
IP, standing for an Ingress Protection is often found in the form of a table.
IP22 or 2X are typical minimum requirements for the design of electrical accessories for indoor use. Some are higher than others. Views Read Edit View history. IP20 Protected from touch by fingers and objects greater than 12 millimeters.
Ingress of water in harmful quantity shall not be possible when the enclosure is immersed in water under defined conditions of pressure and time pix7 to 1 m of submersion.