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

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.

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