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Ingress Protection Information

First number - Dust
Second number - Water
 0 Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Non-protected  0 Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion
Non-protected
 1Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against solid foreign objects of 50mm ø and greater. The object probe, sphere of 50mm ø, shall not fully penetrate†  1 Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion
Protected against vertically falling water drops. Vertically falling drops shall have no harmful effects.
 2Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against solid foreign objects of 12.5mm ø and greater. The object probe, sphere of 12.5mm ø, shall not fully penetrate†  2Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against vertically falling water drops when enclosure tilted up to 15º. Vertically falling drops shall have no harmful effects when the enclosure is tilted at any angle up to 15º on either side of the vertical.
 3Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against solid foreign objects of 2.5mm ø and greater. The object probe, sphere of 2.5mm ø, shall not fully penetrate† at all.
 3Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against spraying water. Water sprayed at an angle up to 60º on  either side of the vertical shall have no harmful effects.
 4Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against solid foreign objects of 1.0mm ø and greater. The object probe, sphere of 1.0mm ø, shall not fully penetrate† at all.  4Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against splashing water. Water splashed against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
 5Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Dust Protected. Ingress of dust is not totally prevented, but dust shall not penetrate in a quantity to interfere with satisfactory operation of apparatus or to impair safety.  5Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against water jets. Water projected in jets against the  enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
 6Dust ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Dust-tight
No ingress of dust
 6Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against powered water jets. Water projected in jets against the  enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
 † The full diameter of the object probe shall not pass through an opening of the enclosure  7Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against the effect of temporary immersion in water. Ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible when enclosure is temporarily immersed in water under standardised conditions of pressure and time.
 8Water ingress protection Raxton electrical thread conversion Protected against the effect of continuous immersion in water. Ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible when enclosure is continuously immersed in water under conditions which shall be agreed between manufacturer and user but which are more severe than for numeral 7.