What does IP2X mean?

So when an IP rating reads IP2X it simply stands for an IP rating 2 for solids with no testing performed for liquids.

What is an OIP code?

IP Code or Ingress Protection Code is defined in IEC 60529 which classifies and provides a guideline to the degree of protection provided by mechanical casings and electrical enclosures against intrusion, dust, accidental contact, and water.

What does IP20 mean?

An IP20 rating means the product is touchproof and will be resistant to dust or objects that are over 12mm in size. However, it has no protection whatsoever against liquids and will be susceptible to damage if it comes into contact with sprays of water.

What is IP3X?

IP3X: Protected from things above 2.5 mm, which includes most tools and thick wires. IP4X: Protected from anything bigger than 1 mm. IP5X: Dust resistant. Some dust may get through, but it won’t be enough to damage the product. IP6X: ā€œNone shall pass!ā€ This product is fully dust tight.

What does Ipxxb mean?

IPXXB. This means protection against ingress of solid foreign objects and water is not required and access to hazardous parts is protected for incidental contact with fingers.

What is IP XXD?

What is IP XXD – This means protection against ingress of solid foreign objects and water is not required. The access to hazardous parts is protected for incidental contact with wire, meaning you should not be able to insert a piece of wire of 2.5mm diameter and 100mm length into the equipment and touch live parts.

What does IP53 mean?

Protected from limited dust ingress
IP53 Protected from limited dust ingress. Protected from water spray less than 60 degrees from vertical. IP54 Protected from limited dust ingress. Protected from water spray from any direction.

What is IP54?

An IP54 rating means that your product will be protected against contamination from limited amounts of dust and other particles. Additionally, you can be confident that it will be protected from water sprays from all directions.

What IP rating is Zone 2?

IP44
Zone 2 is an area stretching 0.6m outside the perimeter of the bath and to a height of 2.25m from the floor. In this zone an IP rating of at least IP44 is required. In addition it is good practice to consider the area around a wash basin, within a 60cm radius of any tap to be considered as zone 2.