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What does “Full IP Protection” mean?

All designs of the FIPLOCK ONE product group allow reliable connections with the highest possible IP protection characteristic (Full IP Protection!), since FIPLOCK ONE can be used for the IP protection classes 66, 67, 68, and 69.

 

The first digit (6) stands for the protection against ingress of solids and dust. The respective specification depends on the selected digit:

0 - no protection

1 - Protected against solid objects over 50mm e.g. hands, large tools.

2 - Protected against solid objects over 12.5mm e.g. hands, large tools.

3 - Protected against solid objects over 2.5mm e.g. wire, small tools.

4 - Protected against solid objects over 1.0mm e.g. wires.

5 - Limited protection against dust ingress. (no harmful deposit)

6 - Totally protected against dust ingress.

 

The second digit (6, 7, 8, or 9), on the other hand, stands for the protection against water. There are nine different specifications:

0 - no protection

1 - Protected against vertically falling drops of water or condensation.

2 - Protected against falling drops of water, if the case is disposed up to 15 from vertical.

3 - Protected against sprays of water from any direction, even if the case is disposed up to 60 from vertical.

4 - Protected against splash water from any direction.

5 - Protected against low pressure water jets from any direction. Limited ingress permitted.

6 - Protected against high pressure water jets from any direction. Limited ingress permitted.

7 - Protected against short periods of immersion in water.

8 - Protected against long, durable periods of immersion in water. 

9 - Protected against close-range high pressure, high temperature spray downs.