EXCEL ENCLOSURES
First digit: Protection against solid bodies
IP TEST RESULT
0 No Protection Obiect is not Protected
1 Protection against objects of diameter 50 mm or greater
(e.g. Hand)
Any object having diameter 50 mm must not enter
2 Protection against objects of diameter 12.5 mm or greater
(e.g. Finger)
Any object having diameter 12.5mm must not enter
3 Protection against objects of diameter 2.5 mm or greater
(e.g. Tools)
Any object having diameter 2.5mm must not enter
4 Protection against objects of diameter 1.0 mm or greater
(e.g. Fine wires)
Any object having diameter 1rnrn must not enter
5 Dust protected Harmful dust particles protected
6 Dust proof Completely protected against dust articles

Second digit: Protection against water
IP TEST RESULT
0 No Protection Obiect is not Protected
1 Protection against dropping 
water falling vertically (0°)
No harmful effect of water
2 Protection against dropping water falling 15° either side of vertical No harmful effect of water
3 Protection against sprayed water falling 600 either side of vertical No harmful effect of water
4 Protection against splashing water from all sides No harmful effect of water
5 Protection against water jet from all sides No harmful effect of water
6 Protection against power-full water jet from all sides No harmful effect of water
7 Protection against effect of temporary immersion in water upto 1 meter No harmful effect of water
8 Protection against effect of continuous immersion in water No harmful effect of water