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Austest provides accredited testing to AS/NZS 60529

Supplier: Austest Laboratories
20 February, 2013

Austest Labs new Thomastown facility now provides fully accredited testing to AS/NZS 60529 for dust and water ingress up to IP68.

This is in addition to our recent new Sydney dust chamber capable of testing items up to 3m x 2m.

Contact Austest Melbourne on 03 9464 4016.

IP First Numeral – Protection from solid objects/dust, IP

IP0X       No protection

IP1X       Protection against solid objects > 50 mm

IP2X       Protection against solid objects > 12 mm

IP3X       Protection against solid objects > 2.5 mm

IP4X       Protection against solid objects > 1 mm

IP5X       Protection against dust (limited ingress allowed, no harmful deposit).

IP6X       Fully protected from dust (dust tight).

IP Second numeral – Protection from moisture/liquids

IPX0       No protection

IPX1       Protection from vertically dripping water

IPX2       Protection from sprays/dripping of water up to 15o from vertical

IPX3       Protection from spraying water up to 60o from vertical

IPX4       Protection from spraying water (all directions) – limited ingress OK provided no hazard

IPX5       Protection from low pressure jets of water (all directions) – limited ingress OK provided no hazard

IPX6       Protection against powerful jets of water, limited ingress OK provided no hazard

IPX7       Protection from temporary immersion

IPX8       Protection from continuous immersion