The IP indicator characterizes the products level protection.
The first number corresponds to the protection level for solids and the second one for liquids.
|Indication||For the first digit||For the second digit|
|0||No protection||No protection|
|1||Protection against solid bodies >50mm||Protection against vertically falling drops of water|
|2||Protection against solid bodies >12mm||Protection against waterfalls with a slope of 15° maximum|
|3||Protection against solid bodies > 2.5mm||Protection against rain|
|4||Protection against the solid bodies > 1mm||Protection against splashing water from all directions|
|5||Protection against dust||Protection against water jets|
|6||Total protection against dust||Protection against waves|
|7||Protection against immersion effects|
|8||Protection against continuous immersion effects|
|Indication of protection||Solid body||Liquid body|
This table is defined by standards DIN40050, IEC 529, 5490.