Electrical and electronic appliances have to be designed to operate safely over a period of many years, even under aggravated environmental conditions. Non-conformity with admissible temperature range requirements or resistance to aggressive media impose restrictions on use. The appliance also has to be resilient against the ingress of moisture and foreign bodies, such as dust, to ensure reliable function. Does your product offer adequate ingress protection against foreign bodies, dust or water?

Our IP tests include dust tests and water-tightness tests to assess the impermeability of your product. We use standardised test methods to assign the product to an IP protection category.

The IP code classifies and rates the degree of protection provide by casings and enclosures against the ingress of foreign bodies, dust and water. The different types of influences are divided into individual IP classes. This enables to user to make comparisons of product durability and resilience to environmental influences (classes). The majority of our tests conform to IEC/EN 60529 and DIN 40050 requirements.

Our experts have an up-to-date technical knowledge and are able to provide you with responsible, competent and effective support in accordance with your requirements.

Our water and dust testing equipment conforms to the relevant standards and the state of the art. The automatic recording of test parameters guarantees the high quality of the tests.

In our chamber(s) we can perform the following IP tests:

Water chamber:
IP X1 = Dripping water
IP X2 = Dripping water (15°)
IP X3 = Spraying water at an angle of up to 60°
IP X4 = Splashing water from any direction
IP X5 = Water jet
IP X6 = Pressurised water jet
IP X7 = Immersion in water
IP X8 = Immersion in water for an indefinite period of time

Dust chamber:
IP 5X = dust protected
IP 6X = dust tight (with negative pressure in the casing)

We also offer all IP tests for electrical equipment in motor vehicles pursuant to DIN 40050 to IP69K.
A test certificate is issued in connection with all IP tests.

For the efficient implementation of your requirements

Our technicians provide competent advice on wireless technologies, product requirements, measuring processes etc.

In our increasingly smart world the number of products and applications based on wireless technology is rising all the time. Depending on how critical the application is and the technologies used, these products have to conform to exacting market requirements. We offer a range of solutions and services to improve the efficiency of development projects, test processes and product lifecycle management. A high level of transparency is guaranteed by the use of special InterLab® software.

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