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IP Ratings Table | Difference between IP51 IP53 IP54 IP55

This page compares IP51 vs IP53 vs IP54 vs IP55 and mentions difference between IP51, IP53, IP54 and IP55 IP enclosure ratings or IP (Ingress protection) ratings table.

Introduction:
➤IP Ratings chart provides various IP codes used for protection of persons and protection of equipments.
➤The protection is provided by enclosures for electrical equipments.
➤First numeral indicates protection of persons against access to hazardous parts, and protection of equipment against ingress of solid foreign objects.
➤Second numeral indicates protection of equipments against harmful ingress of water.
➤It is specified in AS-1939, clause 5.

IP51

• First numeral digit '5' indicates protection from the amount of dust that would interfere with the operation of the equipment.
• Second numeral digit '1' indicates protection against vertically falling drops of water or condensation.

IP53

• First numeral digit '5' indicates protection from the amount of dust that would interfere with the operation of the equipment.
• Second numeral digit '3' indicates protection against sprays of water from any direction, upto 60 degrees from the vertical.

IP54

• First numeral digit '5' indicates protection from the amount of dust that would interfere with the operation of the equipment.
• Second numeral digit '4' indicates protection against splash water from any direction -limited ingress permitted.

IP55

• First numeral digit '5' indicates protection from the amount of dust that would interfere with the operation of the equipment.
• Second numeral digit '5' indicates protection against low pressure water jets from any direction. Limited ingress permitted.



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