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Ratings for Solids (Dust and Foreign Objects)
  • IP5X – Protects object from limited dust
  • IP6X – Object is dust tight

Ratings for Liquids (Water)

  • IPX1 – Shields against water falling vertically
  • IPX2 – Shields against water falling vertically with component tilted up to 15 deg.
  • IPX3 – Shields against water falling vertically with component tilted up to 60 deg.
  • IPX4 – Shields against water splashing from all directions
  • IPX5 – Shields against jets of water with little water permitted
  • IPX6 – Shields against heavy seas of water projected with powerful jets
  • IPX7 – Protects against the effects of immersion in water between 15cm and 1m below surface from 30 minutes
  • IPX8 – Protects against the effects of immersion in water under pressure for long periods
  • IPX9 – Shields against the effects of high pressure temperature water jet

Most Requested or Required Ratings

  • IP65 Enclosures – Protects Against Water Jets
  • IP66 Enclosures – Protects Against Powerful Water Jets
  • IP67 Enclosures – Protects Against Immersion up to 1 m

Related Standards

  • IEC 60529
  • IEC 60068-2-68
  • ISO 20653
  • GR-20
  • GR-326
  • GR-409
  • GR-487
  • GR-771
  • GR-1081
  • NEMA 250
  • EN 60945
  • FOTP-12
  • FOTP-82
  • RTCA DO-160
  • MIL-STD 810
  • ETS 300-019-2-1 through -8

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