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Ingress Protection Test for Static Applications

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According to IEC EN 60529 standard and PMA DO 7.3-1160-00 test procedures


IEC EN 60529 describes various levels of system ingress protection against both water and dust.

IP*7 and IP*8 are sealing ratings for a system fully immersed under water.

IP*7 is precisely defined as immersion to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes.

An IP*8 rating indicates that the system remains dry after immersion to a depth > 1m and/or duration >30minutes. It is the intention of the standard that the time and depth of the test should be agree between customer and supplier according to the requirements of the application.