International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 70

Degrees of protection provided by enclosures

 
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TC 70 Scope

TC 70

To prepare international standards including appropriate test

methods for degrees of protection provided by enclosures

against ingress of solid foreign objects and water and against

access to dangerous parts.

Such degrees should be expressed by the IP Code.

Standardization of access probes for use in IEC Publications.

NOTE: There is no intention on the part of TC 70 to establish

test methods if they are already available in IEC

Publications, e.g. Publication 68.

Horizontal Safety Function:

Degrees of protection provided by the enclosures against

ingress of foreign solid bodies, water and access to live or

moving parts and standardization of accessibility probes. Such

degrees should be expressed by the IP classification system.

Further information

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