IK RATING

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IK Rating: Indicates the protection against mechanical impact.

IEC/TR 62696:2011(E) covers the testing and classification of luminaires according to IEC 62262.

The application of an IK rating to a luminaire is considered to be a performance issue and is not directly related to the safety provisions of IEC 60598 standards covering luminaire safety.

Application of the IK code as specified on the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Report - Edition 1.0 2011-04.

 

 IK Rating Degree of protection 
IK00   No protection
IK01

Protected against 0.14 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 56 mm above impacted surface.

IK02

Protected against 0.2 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 80 mm above impacted surface.

IK03 

 Protected against 0.35 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 140 mm above impacted surface.

IK04

 Protected against 0.5 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 200 mm above impacted surface.

 IK05 

 Protected against 0.7 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 280 mm above impacted surface.

IK06

 Protected against 1 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.25 kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.

IK07 

 Protected against 2 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 0.5 kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.

IK08 

 Protected against 5 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 1.7 kg mass dropped from 300 mm above impacted surface.

 IK09

 Protected against 10 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 5 kg mass dropped from 200 mm above impacted surface.

 IK10

 Protected against 20 joules impact.

Equivalent to impact of 5 kg mass dropped from 400 mm above impacted surface.

 
 
 
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