Ingress Protection

Double digit code that reveals how sealed an electronic device is. The first number indicates regards particles and the other liquids. Higher number = better sealing.

  First number (Protection against particles) Second number (Protection against liquids
0 No protection No protection
1 Larger than 50 mm. Vertically falling drops.
2 Larger than 12 mm. Spray at a 15° angle from vertical.
3 Larger than 2,5 mm. Spray at a 60° angle from vertical.
4 Larger than 1 mm. Spray from all directions.
5 Limited dust protection. Running water from all directions.
6 Complete dust protection. Temporary submersion.
7 - Temporary submersion under pressure. <1 m.
8 - Prolonged sumbersion under pressure. >1 m.