Moisture and dust protection (IP)

For indication the level of the protection from environmental impact, IP code system is used according to IEC 529-89. Protection level is encoded as IP XY, where X – level of protection from solids and dust, Y – from moisture. 

Protection level

Protection from solids

Protection from moisture

0

No protection

No protection

1

Protection from solids Ø > 50 mm

Protection from water drops falling upright

2

Protection from solids Ø > 12 mm

Protection from water drops falling at angle of 15 degrees towards to vertical plane

3

Protection from solidsØ > 2,5 mm

Protection from rain falling at angle of 60 degrees towards to vertical plane

4

Protection from solidsØ > 1 mm

Protection from water splashes randomly falling

5

The penetration of dust doesn't cause disturbance of product (system) operability.

 Protection from water jet randomly disposing, Water jet from nozzle at 12.5 liter/min doesn't have any adverse impact

6

No dust penetration

Protection from strong water jet randomly disposing. Water jet from the nozzle at 100 liter-min doesn't have any adverse impact.

7

Is not provided

Protection from temporary flood. If the case is immersed to the depth from 0.15 to 1 m during 30 minutes, water in quantities harmful for internal devices, is not to penetrate in.

8

Is not provided

Protection from the water penetration during immersing to the depth determined by the producer.

9

Is not provided

Special protection determined by the producer

You must know protection level of the equipment when you choose: crane scales, trade balances, data terminals, bar code scanners, video surveillance cameras, weigh detectors, weigh terminals etc.

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