IP RATING – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

//IP RATING – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

IP RATING – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

What is an IP rating?
IP (or “Ingress Protection”) ratings are defined in international standard EN 60529 (British BS EN 60529:1992, European IEC 60509:1989). They are used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against intrusion from foreign bodies (tools, dirt etc) and moisture.

What does IP rating stand for?
The IP rating of an enclosure, or Ingress Protection Rating specifies how resistant the device is to foreign objects and moisture. The first digit represents foreign objects. The range is from 1 (objects greater than 50 mm) to 6 (completely dust tight).

What does IP65 water resistant mean?
Example :With an IP65 rating, the LEDs can be used in an outside setting and are water-resistant but they are not waterproof and are not suitable to be submerged. An IP68 can be submerged in water.

What does waterproof IP68 mean?
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are built to do. more, in more places. With an IP68 rating, they’re water resistant to a maximum depth of 1.5m. for up to 30 minutes, and are protected from dust, dirt and sand – all without the need for extra. caps or covers.

What is an IP44 rating?
IP rating stands for ‘Ingress Protection’ and is always followed by 2 characters. … The higher the IP rating the more protected the light is. All the products on IP44-lights.co.uk are IP44 rated or higher (higher level of protection). IP44 is the most common IP rating used in bathroom lighting.

What is IP66/65/67 weatherproof rating?
The Mysteries of IP65, IP66, and IP67 Rated Enclosures Explained
IP Rating Protection
IP65 Enclosures Able to protect against water jets
IP66 Enclosures Able to protect against powerful water jets
IP67 Enclsoures Able to protect against Immersion up to 1 m
What is the meaning of IP20?
The first number is the protection rating against solid objects and the second number is the protection against liquids. For example, using the listing below, IP20 means you are protected again solid objects up to 12mm (2) but there is no protection against liquids (0).

IP is an acronym “Ingress Protection”. It is a measurement of the protection an item will have against solid objects (dust, sand, dirt, etc.) and liquids.

An IP rating is comprised of 2 numbers. The first number refers to the protection against solid objects (dust, etc) and the second number refers to protection against liquids.

What are IP ratings and what is IP65?

SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA & https://www.flexfireleds.com 2017
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