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BS 5490

77th Edition, June 30, 1977

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Specification for Classification of Degrees of Protection Provided by Enclosures

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , February 15, 1985

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Superseded By: BS EN 60529

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SAME AS IEC 60529 * W/D S/S BY BS EN 60529
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Classifies degrees of protection provided by enclosures on all types of electrical equipment where the rated voltage does not exceed 72.5 kV. The IP system employed indicates by means of a two numeral code the protection afforded against contact with live and moving parts, also against ingress of solid objects and moisture. Tests to verify degree of protection.