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IP·IK Ratings

IP 66/67 , IK 07/08 protection plastic enclosure

IP 66/67 , IK 09/10 protection aluminum enclosure

※ IEC(International Electrotechnical Commission) defines protection structure of electric instruments or protection boxes as follows.

1st Digit Protection against solid 2nd Digit Protection against liquids IK Code Protection against mechanical impact
IP TEST IP TEST IK TEST
0 No protection 0 No protection 0 No protection
1 Protection against solid objects up to 50mm, e.g. accidental touch by hands. 1 Protected against vertically falling drops of water. 01
~
05
Impact < 1 Joule
2 Protection against solid objects up to 12mm, e.g. fingers. 2 Protected against direct sprays of water up to 15 ° from the vertical. 06 Impact = 1 joule
3 Protection against solid objects over 2.5mm. (tools and wires) 3 Protected against direct sprays of water up to 60° from the vertical. 07 Impact = 2 joule
4 Protection against solid objects over 1mm. (tools, wires and small wire) 4 Protected against water sprays from all directions ㅡlimited ingress permitted. 08 Impact = 5 joule
5 Protection against dust limited ingress. 5 Protected against low pressure jets of water from all directions ㅡ limited ingress permitted. 09 Impact = 10 joule
6 Totally protected against dust. 6 Protected against strong pressure jets of water from all directions ㅡlimited ingress permitted. 10 Impact = 20 joule
7 Protected against the effects of temporary immersion between 15cm and 1m in water.
8 Protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water.
1st Digit Protection against solid
IP TEST
0 No protection
1 Protection against solid objects up to 50mm, e.g. accidental touch by hands.
2 Protection against solid objects up to 12mm, e.g. fingers.
3 Protection against solid objects over 2.5mm. (tools and wires)
4 Protection against solid objects over 1mm. (tools, wires and small wire)
5 Protection against dust limited ingress.
6 Totally protected against dust.
2nd Digit Protection against liquids
IP TEST
0 No protection
1 Protected against vertically falling drops of water.
2 Protected against direct sprays of water up to 15 ° from the vertical.
3 Protected against direct sprays of water up to 60° from the vertical.
4 Protected against water sprays from all directions ㅡlimited ingress permitted.
5 Protected against low pressure jets of water from all directions ㅡ limited ingress permitted.
6 Protected against strong pressure jets of water from all directions ㅡlimited ingress permitted.
7 Protected against the effects of temporary immersion between 15cm and 1m in water.
8 Protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water.
IK Code Protection against mechanical impact
IK TEST
0 No protection
01
~
05
Impact < 1 Joule
06 Impact = 1 joule
07 Impact = 2 joule
08 Impact = 5 joule
09 Impact = 10 joule
10 Impact = 20 joule
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