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IP degrees of protection


DEGREES OF PROTECTION IP


This is a two-number coding system (e.g. IP 65) to indicate the degrees of protection provided by the enclosure against access to hazardous parts.

- The number that comes first indicates the degree of protection against penetration by solid bodies.

- The number that comes second indicates the degree of protection against penetration by liquids.

TABLE 1 - Indicated degrees of protection for the first digit (solids)

0Unprotected
1Protected against solid bodies with a diameter greater than 50 mm.
2Protected against solid bodies with a diameter greater than 12 mm.
3Protected against solid bodies with a diameter greater than 12 mm.
4Protected against solid bodies with a diameter greater than 2.5 mm.
5Protected against dust penetration sufficiently so as not to damage the equipment.
6Completely dust-tight

Table 2 - Indicated degrees of protection for the second digit (liquids)

0Unprotected
1Protected against vertically falling water droplets
2Protected against falling water droplets with a maximum inclination of 15 degrees.
3Protected against fine rain (sprayed)
4Protected against water splashing in all directions
5Protected against water jets from all directions
6Protected against strong jets of water or rough seas
7Protected against the effects of immersion
8Protected against prolonged immersion

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