L ad L C IP Zoning - Ratings Information Zone 0 IP Ratings Explained “IP” (“Ingress Protection”) RATING First Digit Protection against ingress of foreign bodies e.g. tools, dust, fingers, etc. Second Digit Protection against ingress of liquids i.e. IP44 is protection against solid objects greater than 1mm and water sprayed from all directions. Foreign Bodies Foreign Bodies First Digit Second Digit IP67 Recommended 0 No protection 0 No protection Zone 1 1 (e.g. accidental touch by hands) 1 water (e.g. condensation)Protection against vertically falling drops ofProtected against solid objects greater than 50mm 2 fingers) 2 15 degrees from verticalProtection against direct sprays of water up toProtected against solid objects up to 12mm (e.g. 3 (e.g. tools and wires) 3 60 degrees from verticalProtection against direct sprays of water up toProtected against solid objects greater than 2.5mm 4 (e.g. small tools and wires) 4 directions - limited ingress permittedProtection against water sprayed from allProtected against solid objects greater than 1mm 5 harmful deposit) 5 from all directions - limited ingress permittedProtected against low pressure jets of waterProtected against dust, limited ingress (e.g. no 6 Totally protected against dust 6 (use on ship deck) - limited ingress permitted IP65 RecommendedProtected against high pressure jets of water 7 7 between 15cm and 1m Zone 2Protected against the effects of immersion 8 8 under pressureProtected against long periods of immersion Common IP Ratings Although there are numerous combinations of IP ratings, the most common ones are illustrated below as recognised symbols - together with examples of popular products. For specially IP rated luminaires you will find each product clearly marked with its IP rating PLUS the highest zone in which it can be installed. IP68 IP65 IP44 IP44 Recommended Outside Zones AU-WU682/1HX AU-DLL405 AU-DLL402 IP Not Essential 18 !!!.!!.. # !!..
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