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