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IP Ratings Explained - What does IP68 Mean?

Date
December 13, 2016
Categories
Knowledge

IP Ratings are important for determining the application of a product, including bathroom areas, and outdoors. Swimming areas and other Public places where water is present. Using the wrong product can result in Injury, or death.

No protection No protection

Protected against solid objects larger than 50mm Protected against direct dripping water

Protected against solid objects larger than 12mm Protected against indirect dripping water

Protected against solid objects larger than 2.5mm Protected against spraying water

Protected against solid objects larger than 1mm. Protected against splashing water

Protected against dust deposits. Protected against water jets

Protected against heavy seas (Flooding) Protected against ingress of dust.

Protected against immersion. Protected against continuous submersion.

An Example:

For further advice, speak to a qualified electrician, or phone Decrolux on 1300 827 284. 

1300 827 284