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What is the difference between waterproof and weatherproof, what are the IP numbers?Updated a year ago

Question: What is the difference between waterproof and weatherproof, what are the IP numbers?

 

 

 

Answer: The International Protection Rating consists of the letters “IP” followed by a two-digit designation. IP68 - An enclosure that is rated “waterproof” must be able to protect the interior contents from water or liquid intrusion when completely immersed. IP66 - An enclosure that is rated "weatherproof" is rated for protection ranging from dripping water to low-pressure sprayed water (ex. rain)

 

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