For LEDSolution outdoor led display, users may usually see “IP65/IP43” or “IP65/IP65” on cabinet surface, today we will explain what’s meaning of those Nos. and their main features.
IP means Ingress Protection. Normally, the number is larger, the protection level is higher.
The first number behind “IP” indicates levels of protected against object. While the second number indicate levels of protected against liquid, such as water.
If protected against object, it has 0 to 6, totally 7 levels. For LEDSolution outdoor led display, the most common level are “4” and “6”; “4” means the led display is protected against object greater than 1mm, it includes most wires, screws, etc. “6” means led display is dust-tight, it is complete protected against any contact from outside.
If protected against liquid, it has 0 to 8, totally 9 levels. The most common level of LEDSolution outdoor led display is “3” and “5”. “3” means there have no harmful effect to led display when water falling as a spray at any angle up to 60° from vertical. While “5” means there have no harmful effect to led display when water jets from any direction by a nozzle.
When it shows IP65/IP43 behind cabinet, it means the front part of led display is 65 ingress protection and the rear part of led display is 43 ingress protection. For front part, it is complete dust tight and could protected against water jets; For rear part, it is protected against objects greater than 1mm and there have no harmful effect to led display when water falling as a spray at any angle up to 60°from vertical.
IP65/IP43 cabinet is good for installation methods such as wall mounted, wall embedded
or pillar structure with covered edges around. This kind of cabinet has flat surface and it is good for heat dissipation.
When it shows IP65/IP65 behind cabinet, it means both front and rear parts of led display are 65 ingress protection. The led display is complete dust tight and it is protected against water jets from any direction.
Because IP65/IP65 cabinet could completely exposed outside when raining, it is good for installation locations such as building top or open area without shelter, it is good for pillar structure without covered edge, too.
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