Impact Rating (IK)

Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts in accordance with IEC 62262:2002 and IEC 60068-2-75:1997.

00 Not protected
01 Protected against 0.14 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 56mm above impacted surface.
02 Protected against 0.2 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 80 mm above impacted surface.
03 Protected against 0.35 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 140 mm above impacted surface.
04 Protected against 0.5 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 200 mm above impacted surface.
05 Protected against 0.7 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 280 mm above impacted surface.
06 Protected against 1 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.25kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.
07 Protected against 2 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 0.5kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.
08 Protected against 5 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 1.7kg mass dropped from 300 mm above impacted surface.
09 Protected against 10 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 5kg mass dropped from 200 mm above impacted surface.
10 Protected against 20 joules impact.
Equivalent to impact of 5kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.