IP Code Levels IEC 60529

November 21, 2017

Table. I –  IP Code – Ingress Protection of  Solid objects 

 

Short Description & IP Code Application Tips 

 

0 = Not Protected

IP1X = Protected against ingress of solid objects  of Ø 50 mm and bigger   –  Use Handled Sphere Probe 

IP2X = Protected against ingress of solid objects Ø 12 mm and bigger   –  Use Jointed Finger Probe 

IP3X = Protected against ingress of solid objects Ø 2,5 mm and bigger – Use Rode Wire Probe Ø 2,5 mm

IP4X = Protected against ingress of solid objects Ø 1,0 mm and bigger  –  Use Rode Wire Probe Ø 1,0 mm

IP5X = Protected against dust/powder  – e.g. –  Use Dust Chamber Without Vacuum –  Use  Dust Chamber Tester

IP6X = Fully protected against dust/powder  – e.g. –  Use Dust Chamber With Vacuum 200 mmH20 –  Use Dust Chamber Tester

 

Table. II – IP Code – Ingress Protection of Liquids 

 

Short Description & IP Code Application Tips

0Not Protected

IPX1 = Protected against water drops  –   Use Drip Box Tester

IPX2 = Protected of a specimen in a position of tilt against water drops –  Use Drip Box Tester & Turn Table

IPX3 = Protected Against Spraying of Water –  Use  Oscillating Tube Tester or  Spray Nozzle

IPX4 = Protected Against Splashing Spray of Water –  Use   Oscillating tube Tester or Spray Nozzle

IPX5 = Protected Against Jet of Water –  Use  Jet Nozzle With IPX5 Tip

IPX6 = Protected Against Strong Jet of Water  –  Use  Jet Nozzle With  IPX6 Tip

IPX7 = Protected Against Timered Immersion  –  Use Immersion Tank

IPX8 = Protected Against Continued Immersion  –   Use  Immersion tank
IPX9K = Protected Against High Pressure and Temperature Water Jet Tester (this item will arrive soon at our inventory) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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