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IP PROTECTION

The IP protection index includes 2 digits. it represents the degree of protection provided by enclosures

 


First digit - solids

Second digit - liquids

0

no protection

no protection

1

Protection against solids over 50 mm in size

Protection against water drops falling vertically on a product in normal position

2

Protection against solids over 12 mm in size

Protection against water drops falling on a product with up to 15° inclination with vertical of his normal position

3

Protection against solids over 2.5 mm in size

Protection against water drops falling on a product with up to 60° inclination with vertical of his normal position

4

Protection against solids over 1 mm in size

Protection against water drops falling on a product in any direction

5

Dust protected

Protection against water jets in any direction

6

Dust proof

Protection against powerful water jets in any direction

7


Protection against temporary immersion

8


Protection against long term immersion


Refer to IEC (international Electrotechnical Commission) number IEC 60529, for more details www.iec.ch
NEMA is a US standard. NEMA stands for  National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
A
n approximate correlation between NEMA and IP for water and dust is the following:

IP52 IP54 IP56
NEMA 12 NEMA 13 NEMA 4 & 4X

IP focuses on water and dust
NEMA comprises more topics such are rust.
Refer to the site www.nema.org, standard 250 for more informations