|IP Ratings Guide (Ingress Protection to BS EN 60529)|
|1st Digit - Protection against solid objects||2nd Digit - Protection against water|
|0||No Protection||0||No Protection|
|1||Protected against objects greater than 50 mm||1||Protected against falling drops|
|2||Protected against objects greater than 12 mm||2||Protected against drops falling at 15°|
|3||Protected against objects greater than 2.5 mm||3||Low pressure spray – similar to shower head at up to 60° from vertical|
|4||Protected against objects greater than 1.0 mm||4||Low pressure spray – similar to shower head – from any angle|
|5||Ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities||5||Medium pressure jet – similar to garden hose – from any angle|
|6||No ingress of dust.
All Flexicon Conduit Systems provide this level of protection when used with Flexicon fittings.
|6||High pressure jet – similar to fire hose – from any angle.
Standard Flexicon Conduit Systems provide this level of protection when used with FPA fittings.
|–||7||Submersion at 1 meter for 30 minutes|
|–||8||High water pressure (eg: 2 bar for 2 hours.)|
|–||9K||Steam clean, high pressure temp jet wash DIN40050|