The Ingress Protection rating (IP Rating) system is a classification system, that in a nutshell, provides you with the levels of protection you’re receiving from solid objects and liquids. The standard aims to provide users more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as waterproof.
In a perfect world, every device will be able to withstand sand, dust and water in some extent, not all devices. The Ingress Progress rating classification system, for solid objects and liquids.
The basic standards for IP rating is IS/IEC 60529. The standard aims to provide users more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as waterproof. The first digit represents protection against ingress of solid objects, while the second digit represents protection against ingress of liquids; the higher the value, the greater the protection.
The Degree of Protection provided by an enclosure is indicated by the IP coding such as IPXXCH
IP – IP is the Code letters
X – First Characteristics numeral – Dust Protection(numerals 0-6 or latter X)
X – Second Characteristics numeral – Water Protection(numeral 0-8 or latter X)
C – Additional Latter – optional, letters A,B,C, D
H – Supplementary letters – optional, letters H, M, S, W
Applicable Standard : IS/IEC 60529:2001
URS have state of art test facility for Ingress Protection Testing accelerated by NABL.