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IK TEST EN 62262

The EN 62262 IK rating classifies the level of protection that electrical appliances provide against mechanic impacts from outside. It is defined by standard EN/IEC 62262.

Code Impact energy Resistant against an impact from an object of
00 Non-protected
01 0.150 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 2.9" (7.5 cm)
02 0.200 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 3.9" (10 cm)
03 0.350 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 6.9" (17.5 cm)
04 0.500 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 9.8" (25 cm)
05 0.700 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 13.8" (35 cm)
06 1.00 joules 1.1 lbs (500 grams) thrown from a distance of 7.9" (20 cm)
07 2.00 joules 1.1 lbs (500 grams) thrown from a distance of 15.7" (40 cm)
08 5.00 joules 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg) thrown from a distance of 11.6" (29.5 cm)
09 10.00 joules 11 lbs (5 kg) thrown from a distance of 7.9" (20 cm)
10 20.00 joules 11 lbs (5 kg) thrown from a distance of 15.7" (40 cm)

IK Code IK00 IK01 to IK09 IK06 IK07 IK08 IK09 IK10
Impact Energy (joules) * <1 1 2 5 10 10
R mm (radius striking element) * 10 10 25 25 50 50
Material * polylamide polyamide steel steel steel steel
Mass kg * 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.7 5 5
Pendulum hammer * Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spring hammer * Yes No No No No No
Free fall hammer * No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
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