Protection Degree

The IP protection rating is specified by the standard ΕΝ 60529 and specifies the level of protection that an enclosure offers against the ingress of foreign objects, such as dust and water.

The IK protection from external loads is specified by the standard ΕΝ 62262. This is an international numeric classification for the degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical loads.

The protection against electric shock (Class) is specified by the standard ΕΝ 61140. According to the protection against electric shock provided by electrical enclosures in normal operation as well as during service and maintenance, they are classified as class 0, Ι, ΙΙ ή III.