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About IP rate for LED lights, waterproof or Non-waterproof ?

About IP rate for LED lights/led lamp, waterproof or Non-waterproof ?

 To note that anti-moisture and poured into other norms led on application, IP (INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION) protection rating system is being drafted by the IEC (INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL COMMISSION). The lamp according to the characteristics against moisture and dust to grade. Foreign objects referred to herein containing tools, etc. can not be a human finger touching live parts within the lamp, to avoid electric shock. IP protection class is composed by two digits, the first digit represents the lamp away from the dust, to prevent intrusion of foreign material level, the second digit represents the lamp against moisture, water penetrated the closed level, higher numbers mean more protection grade high.
The first digit defines the label:


0 no protection: the outside world or things no special protection


1 to prevent the intrusion of solid objects larger than 50mm of: prevent the body (such as the palm of your hand) due to accidental exposure to the lamp and internal parts. Prevent a larger size (diameter greater than 50mm) intrusion of foreign objects.


2 to prevent the intrusion of solid objects larger than 12mm of: preventing people's fingers come into contact with the parts inside the lamp to prevent the medium size (diameter 12mm) intrusion of foreign objects.


3 to prevent the intrusion of solid objects larger than 2.5mm of: tool to prevent the diameter or thickness greater than 2.5mm, wires or similar small details come into contact with foreign material intrusion inside the lamp parts.


4 to prevent the intrusion of solid objects larger than 1.0mm of: tool to prevent the diameter or thickness greater than 1.0mm, wires or similar small details come into contact with foreign material intrusion inside the lamp parts.


5 dustproof: completely prevent the intrusion of foreign objects, although not completely prevent dust from entering, but the amount of dust intrusion does not affect the normal operation of the lamp.


Dust 6: completely prevent the intrusion of foreign objects, and can completely prevent dust from entering


The second digit defines Flag


0 no protection: no protection


1 to prevent dripping water intrusion: vertical drops of water droplets (such as condensation water) on the lamp will not cause harmful effects.


2:00 tilted 15 degrees can still prevent dripping invasive: When the lamp is tilted from vertical to 15 degrees, the water dripping on the lamp will not cause harmful effects


3 to prevent the intrusion of water spray: rain, or to prevent the vertical angle of less than 60 degrees in the direction of the water sprayed into the lamp damage.


4 to prevent splashing of water intrusion: to prevent splashing from all directions into the water fixtures damage.


5 prevents the injection of water intrusion: to prevent water from all directions by the injection nozzle into the fixture damage.


6 to prevent the intrusion of big waves: lamps installed in the deck, and prevent the invasion of big waves and into damage.


7 prevent flooding when water intrusion: lamps soaked in water for a certain time or a certain pressure to ensure that these standards are not caused by water damage.


8 to prevent the sinking of water intrusion when: Lighting indefinitely sank under the specified water pressure conditions, to ensure that no damage caused by water.


IEC International Electrotechnical Commission IEC standard is the standard abbreviation:


    IEC (International Electro technical Commission, referred to IEC) was established in 1906, is the oldest international non-governmental organizations in the world for Electrotechnical Standardization, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the Class A advisory bodies. After the establishment of ISO 1947, IEC has been incorporated into the ISO departments as an electrician, but technically, financially maintained its independence. According to the new agreement of 1976 ISO and IEC, and the two organizations are legally independent organization, responsible for IEC international standardization work on electrical, electronics field, other areas by the ISO is responsible. Currently IEC member countries include most of the industrialized countries and some developing countries. These countries have 80 per cent of the world's population, its energy production and consumption accounted for 95% of the world, the manufacture and use of electrical and electronic products accounted for 90 percent of world production. IEC is the international unity of purpose, electrical and electronic engineering to promote electrical standards and other interested parties in the standardization of international cooperation, promote mutual international understanding. To achieve this purpose, including international standards, including publishing various publications, and hoped that the National Committees in the case of their national conditions permit, the use of these international standards. IEC areas of work, including the electrical, electronic, telecommunications and atomic energy electrical technologies.


    IEC is the highest authority of the Council. There are currently 53 member countries, known as IEC National Committees, each country can only have one agency as its members. Council members are each Member States, the Council once a year, he called the IEC annual meeting, held in turn in each Member State. The Executive Committee deal with matters assigned by the Board. IEC is responsible for the technical work by the Board (CA). Board in order to improve work efficiency, divided into A, B, C three groups, respectively, in different areas at the same time deal with standard-setting work coordination problems. IEC currently has 104 technical committees, 143 subcommittees. IEC has three certification committee, a quality evaluation committee is the electronic components (IECQ), a secure electronic authentication Commission (IECEE), is a proof Electrical Certification Board (IECEX). In order to articulate the relevant certification guidelines, IEC 1996, also established a Conformity Assessment Board (CAB), is responsible for developing a series of criteria including certification and accreditation system, including certification. )