IP RATING CHART

IPexample 

IP - First Characteristic Numeral

PROTECTION AGAINST PENETRATION OF SOLID OBJECTS

1st Numera

Description Symbol

 

0

Non-protected

IP0X
1

Protected against solid objects greater than 50mm

IP1X

2

Protected against solid objects greater than 12mm

IP2X

3

Protected against solid objects with Ø 2.5mm

IP3X
4 Protected against solid objects with Ø 1mm

IP4X

5

Dust-protected

IP5X

6

Dust-tight

IP6X

IP - First Characteristic Numeral

PROTECTION AGAINST PENETRATION OF WATER

2nd Numera

Description Symbol

 

0

Non-protected

IPX0
1

Protected against dripping water

IPX1

2

Protected against dripping water when tilted up to15°

IPX2

3

Protected against spraying water at 60°

IPX3
4 Protected against splashing

IPX4

5

Protected against water jets

IPX5

6

Protected against heavy seas

IPX6

7

Protected against effects of immersion

IPX7

8

Protected against submersion

IPX8