IEC DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE). operational equipment) must, according to IEC , belong to a specific type of protection. The types of pro- tection are also called IP codes. The abbreviation. IEC & NEMA Standards. ENCLoSurE ProTECTIoN rATINg SySTEMS. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has established an.
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Rain Spray test apparatus model RTA sold separately. Your 660529-1 information will only be used by our company, and you can unsubscribe from our emails at any time. For tests on low-voltage equipment, a low-voltage supply of not less than 40 V and not more than 50 V in series with a suitable lamp should be connected between the probe and the hazardous parts inside the enclosure.
If adequate clearance is verified by a signal circuit between the probe and hazardous parts, the lamp shall not light. The counterbalanced shield is in place for this test. No part of the these publications may be reproduced in any form without the kec permission in writing of BIS.
Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply. Earthing and protection against electric shock IEC The test shall be continued for a period of 8 h. This is the complete system with hermetically tight drip box, specimen grate, flow control valve, shut off valve, hosing, connectors, and replacement drip valves.
The suction connection shall be made to a hole specially provided for this test.
However, the tests establishing compliance with any one of the iiec degrees of protection need not necessarily be carried out provided that these tests would obviously be met if applied. This standard applies to the classification of degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment with a rated voltage not exceeding 72,5 kV.
Enclosures for “restricted” application indicated in the last column are considered suitable only for temporary 605291 continuous immersion and unsuitable for exposure to water jets.
The tests for the second characteristic numeral are carried out with fresh water. It must not be assumed that all the listed degree of protection is applicable ief a particular type of equipment.
IP Protection Degree (IEC ) Explained
Degrees of protection listed in this table shall be specified only by the second. High precision made of all plastic. Premium Membership Premium membership gives you an access to specialized technical articles and extra premium content ic guides iex software. However, parties to agreements based on this International Standard are encouraged to investigate the possibility of applying the most recent editions of the normative documents indicated below.
The interpretation of test results is the responsibility of the relevant technical committee.
Except for special cases to be clearly specified in the relevant product standard, no dust shall deposit where it could lead to tracking along the creepage distances. Is there a governing body that runs the tests, or do the companies do the test on their own and submit the results somewhere? The corresponding Indian Standards, which are to be substituted in their respective places are listed below along with their degree of equivalence for the editions indicated: Table 4 – Degrees of protection against access to hazardous parts indicated by the additional letter Additional tetter Degree of protection Test conditions, ,f see Brief description Definition A Protected against access with the back of the hand The access probe, sphere of 50 mm 0, shall have adequate clearance from oec parts S Empty enclosures If the enclosure is tested without equipment inside, detailed requirements shall be indicated by the enclosure manufacturer in his instructions for the arrangement and spacing of hazardous parts or parts which might be affected by the penetration of foreign objects or water.
The support is not perforated. Thanks uec best regards. Product Details Designed to test for insect ingress. The total flow rate is adjusted as specified in table 9 and is measured with a flow meter. Extremely Versatile — fully Waterproof and 660529-1 The following list is given as a guide for the detailed information to be specified in product standards: Copyright BIS has the copyright of all its publications.
This standard is a cosolidation version Ed 2. In the case where an enclosure includes sections at different voltage levels the appropriate acceptance conditions for adequate clearance shall be applied for each section.
BS EN +A – Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code)
IP An enclosure with this designation IP Code 2 – protects persons against access to hazardous parts with fingers; – protects the equipment inside the enclosure against ingress of solid foreign objects having a diameter of 12,5 mm and greater; 3 – protects the equipment inside the enclosure against the harmful effects, due to water sprayed iex the enclosure; C – protects persons handling tools having a diameter of 2,5 mm and greater and a length not exceeding mm against access to hazardous parts the tool may penetrate the enclosure up to its full length ; S – is tested for protection against harmful effects due ;to the ingress of water when all the parts of the equipment are stationary.
To carry and rotate the specimens when determining the protection against water.
If it is impracticable to test the complete enclosure in the test chamber, one of the followinq procedures shall be applied: However, the tests establishing compliance with any one of the lower degrees of protection need not necessarily be carried out provided that these iiec obviously would be met if applied. Enclosures where no pressure difference relative to the surrounding air is present.
If the enclosure is provided with drain-ho! Full details are specified in the clauses indicated in the last column. It is signified with a number like IP65, IP 67 6052-1. Details for the marking of an enclosure are given in clause The number of significant places retained in the rounded off value should be the same as that of the specified value in this iex.
The relevant product standard shall specify details such as: Product Details This is an optional accessory device for the turntables.
Marking with the IP Code indicates a claim for compliance with all the applicable requirements of this standard and also with any complementary requirements specified in the appropriate product standard.