IP Ratings (Ingress Protection)

2018-07-17 11:30

A two-digit number established by the International Electro Technical Commission, is used to provide an Ingress Protection rating to a piece of electronic equipment or to an enclosure for electronic equipment.

The protection class after EN60529 are indicated by short symbols that consist of the two code letters IP and a code numeral for the amount of the protection. 
Example: IP65 (NEMA 4)
The two digits represent different forms of environmental influence:
The first digit (6) represents protection against ingress of solid objects.
The second digit (5) represents protection against ingress of liquids.
The larger the value of each digit, the greater the protection. As an example, a product rated IP54 would be better protected against environmental factors than another similar product rated as IP42.

   
 
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