Ip and Ik values
ZONE IP value
0 IP67
1 IP65
2 IP44
3 IP21

 FIRST NUMBER Protection against solid objects

 SECOND NUMBER Protection against liquids

 IK CODE Protection against  mechanical impacts

 IP

 TEST

  IP

 TEST

  IK

 TEST

  0    

ip_0

 no protection

  0 

ip_0

 no protection

  00

ip_0

 no protection

1ip_1_1

protected against  solid objects over 50 mm e.g. accidental touch by hands

1ip_1_2

protected against vertically falling drops of water

01-05ik_01-05

 impact   < 1 joule

2ip_2_1

protected against solid objects over 12 mm e.g. fingers

2ip_2_2

protected against direct sprays of water up to 15 ° from the vertical

06ik_06

 impact   1 joule

3ip_3_1

protected against  solid objects over 2,5 mm (tools +small wires)

3ip_3_2

protected against sprays to 60° from the vertical

07ik_07

 impact   2 joule

4ip_4_1

protected against solid objects over 1 mm (tools + small wires)

4ip_4_2

protected against water sprayed from all directions – limited ingress permitted

08ik_08

 impact   5  joule

5ip_5_1

protected against dust – limited ingress permitted (no harmful deposit.)

5ip_5_2

protected against low pressure jets of water from all directions -  limited ingress permitted

09ik_09

 impact   10 joule

6ip_6_1

totally protected against dust

6ip_6_2

protected against strong jets of water e g for use on ship decks - limited ingress permitted

10ik_10

 impact  20  joule

7ip_7

protected against the affects of immersion between 15 cm and 1 m

8ip_8

protected against long periods of immersion under pressure


Ip and Ik values