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- Scope of protection for the IP (Ingress Protection) protection classes
First digit Second digit
Digit Protection against solid objects Digit

Water protection

0 No special protection 0 No secial protection
1 Protected against solid objects greater than 50mm in diameter or thickness such as a hand 1 Protection against vertically falling drops of water.
2 Protected against solid objects greater than 12mm in diameter or thickness such as finger or other objects not exceeding 80mm in length 2 Protection saginst direct sprays of water up to 15 degrees form the vertical for three minutes
3 Protected against solid objects greater than 2.5mm in diameter or thickness such as tools or wires 3 Protection? against direct sprays of water up to 60 degrees from the vertical for three minutes
4 Protected against solid objects greater than 1.0mm in diameter or thickness such as wires or strips 4 Water splashed against the enclosure for any direction for three minutes. The enclosure is titeld at any angle up to 15° from its normal position
5 Ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust dose not enter in sufficient quantity to interfere with satisfactory operation of the equipment. Two to eight hours 5 Water projected form a nozzle against the enclosure for three minutes from any direction shall have no harmful effect
6 Unlikely to occur present for short period 6 Water form heavy seas or water projected in powerful jets shalls not enter the enclosure in harmful quantities
    7 Protection against the effect of immersion in water between 15㎝ and 1m for 30 minutes
    8 Protection against long periods of immersion in water under pressure