IP Rating For Lights

IP Rating for Lights

IP rating is an international standard that tells you how resistant a device is to solids and liquids. As applied to lights, the first digit defines protection from dust, and the second digit defines protection from water.

  • IP00: No protection from dust, no protection from rain
  • IP01: No protection from dust, protection from vertical light rain
  • IP02: No protection from dust, protection from light rain
  • IP03: No protection from dust, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP04: No protection from dust, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP05: No protection from dust, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and pressure nozzle
  • IP06: No protection from dust, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP07: No protection from dust, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP08: No protection from dust, protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP10: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, no protection from rain
  • IP11: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from vertical light rain
  • IP12: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from light rain
  • IP13: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP14: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP15: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP16: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP17: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP18: Protection from objects > 50mm in size, protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP20: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, no protection from rain
  • IP21: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from vertical light rainr
  • IP22: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from light rain
  • IP23: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP24: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP25: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP26: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP27: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP28: Protection from objects > 12.5mm in size, protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP30: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, no protection from rain
  • IP31: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from vertical light rain
  • IP32: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from light rain
  • IP33: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP34: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP35: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP36: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP37: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP38: Protection from objects > 2.5mm in size, protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP40: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), no protection from rain
  • IP41: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from vertical light rain
  • IP42: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from light rain
  • IP43: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from rain and spraying
  • IP44: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP45: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP46: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP47: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP48: Protection from objects > 1mm in size (eg wire), protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP50: Significant protection from dust, no protection from rain
  • IP51: Significant protection from dust, protection from vertical light rain
  • IP52: Significant protection from dust, protection from light rain
  • IP53: Significant protection from dust, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP54: Significant protection from dust, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP55: Significant protection from dust, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP56: Significant protection from dust, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP57: Significant protection from dust, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP58: Significant protection from dust, protection from accidental deep submersion in water
  • IP60: Air-tight, no protection from rain
  • IP61: Air-tight, protection from vertical light rain
  • IP62: Air-tight, protection from light rain
  • IP63: Air-tight, protection from rain and spraying
  • IP64: Air-tight, protection from rain, spraying and splashing
  • IP65: Air-tight, protection from rain, spraying, splashing and nozzle pressure
  • IP66: Air-tight, protection from all rain and sea conditions
  • IP67: Air-tight, protection from accidental submersion in water
  • IP68: Air-tight, protection from accidental deep submersion in water