Technical

IP Rating Guide

The Ingress Protection Rating (IP) is the international measure defining the degree of protection against the intrusion of solid objects, dust, accidental contact and moisture

The first number represents the degree that the equipment is protected against the intrusion of solid objects and the second number represents the degree that the equipment is protected against moisture.

Solid Objects
0 No Protection
1 Protected against solid objects greater than 50mm
2 Protected against solid objects greater than 12.5mm
3 Protected against solid objects greater than 2.5mm
4 Protected against solid objects greater than 1mm
5 Dust protected
6 Dust tight
Moisture
0 No Protection
1 Protected against dripping water
2 Protected against dripping water when tilted up to 15˚
3 Protected against spraying water
4 Protected against splashing water
5 Protected against jets of water
6 Protected against powerful water jets
7 Protected against the effects of immersion
8 Protected against submersion