We find out about the test procedures for ingress protection of electrical equipment and enclosures. Particularly the higher IP ratings associated with industrial equipment used in wet and dusty environments - IP66, IP67, IP6X, IPX5, IPX7 IP68 Check out our do's and don'ts of IP rated enclosures http://www.efixx.co.uk/Articles/know-how-IP-ratings If you see an X in the IP rating e.g IPx7 it means the manufacturer is not specifying protection from ingress of objects. It would be reasonable to assume that an object certified as IPX7 would also not allow any dusty to enter. However, You'll find on youtube lots of videos about IPX7 Bluetooth headphones. Would dust stop an IPX7 from working properly with regards to sound performance? We look at the tests for water ingress and the separate test for ingress of dust. IP Testing (IEC 60529): EN60529 is an international standard designed to give products a determined International Protection Marking according to the IP Code (Index of protection) rating. This standard tests the sealing effectiveness of enclosures of electrical equipment against the intrusion of solid particles and liquid. (dust and water) 🕐 TIMESTAMPS 🕕 ====================== 00:00 Introduction 01:40 IP rating - water and moisture 05:15 IP rating - dust and objects 07:43 IK rating - impact 09:06 Performance testing of connectors ================================= 📍SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHANNEL eFIXX is here to help electrician's, electrical contractors, building services engineers and electrical apprentices. Watching our videos, you'll discover new products, explore new applications and find answers to your technical questions. So if you've been on the tools for years or just starting your electrical journey, then please subscribe. We'll help you stay up to date with the latest regulations and developments in the electrical industry. https://www.youtube.com/efixx?sub_con... ================================ 📺 NEW TO THE EFIXX CHANNEL Watch our essential videos playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmWOIPxaBWH5K6vvwuiFTLvuzkDQerZYE ================================ 🎥 CATCH UP ON THE LATEST VIDEOS https://www.youtube.com/c/efixx/videos?view=0&sort=dd&flow=grid ================================ 🛠 ELECTRICIANS' TOOL REVIEWS https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmWOIPxaBWH57hjM66-IDIRE2Ur0Hrl-D ================================ 🧲 EFIXX NEWSLETTER Sign up to find out about our live events, competitions and product giveaways. https://www.efixx.co.uk/sign-up ================================ 📝 APPRENTICE HUB If you're an electrical apprentice, retraining as an electrician or looking to refresh your knowledge, then please check out our apprentice hub. It contains thousands of multiple-choice questions to help prepare for electrical installation exams. https://www.efixx.co.uk/apprentice-hub ================================= SOCIAL ✅ INSTAGRAM - See our behind the scenes action. https://www.instagram.com/efixx_insta/?hl=en ✅ LINKEDIN - Latest electrical news and trending content. https://www.linkedin.
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