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Level Protected Against Test For Effectiveness
0 Not Protected None
1 Dripping Water Dripping water (vertically falling drops) with no harmful effect. Test time 10 minutes.
2 Dripping Water – Tilted 15° Vertically dripping water with no harmful effect when the enclosure is tilted at an angle of 15° from its normal position. Test time 10 minutes.
3 Spraying Water Water falling as a spray at any angle up to 60° with no harmful effect. Test time 5 minutes. Water pressure 11.6 to 14.5 Psi.
4 Splashing Water Water splashing against the enclosure from any direction with no harmful effect. Test time 5 minutes. Water pressure 11.6 to 14.5 Psi.
5 Water Jets Water projected by a nozzle against enclosure from any direction with no harmful effect. Test Time 3 minutes. Water pressure 4.3 Psi from 3 meters.
6 Powerful Water Jets Water projected by a nozzle against enclosure from any direction with no harmful effect. Test Time 3 minutes. Water pressure 14.5 Psi from 3 meters.
7 Immersion To 1 Meter Ingress of water in harmful quantity shall not be possible when the enclosure is immersed in water under defined conditions of pressure and time (up to 1 m of submersion). Test time 30 minutes.
8 Immersion 1 Meter Or More The equipment is suitable for continuous immersion in water under conditions which shall be specified by the manufacturer (usually up to 3 meters). Test time set by manufacturer.