Meaning of the IP codes (protection degree)

An incorrect choice of the protection degree (IP code) of the electrical enclosure may cause failure of an installation or, even threaten, the safety of people. Hence, this is a key issue.

In the previous post we saw the standard IEC 60529-2004 about this topic. Today we offer you the meaning of the 2 figures that make up the IP code.

Meaning of the first digit of the IP code


Meaning of the second digit of the IP code