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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.

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No protection No protection

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

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

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

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

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Protected against dust deposits. Protected against water jets

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

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Protected against immersion. Protected against continuous submersion.

An Example:

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

1300 827 284