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Rain Test

 

Internationally,Whether IEC, MIL, ETSI, andor SAE not, they all have maked relative requests of rain test requests for portable products, outdoor products and auto electron products.

IEC/EN60529 separatesincludes nine levels ( level 0~level 8), rain level (e.g. IPX4 means Level 4)

Level 0: Non- protecting against watered

Level 1: Vertically falling drops shall have no harmful effectsNo harm effect after water dropped vertically

Level 2: Vertically falling drops shall have no harmful effectsNo harm effect after water dropped vertically whenin the range of every vertical face of the outer cover at the angle up to 15°the enclosure is tilted at any angle up to 15°on either side of the vertical Level 3: No harm effect after Wwater sprayed at an angle up to 60°on either side of the vertical shall have no harmful effects

Level 4: Water splashed against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effectsNo harm effect after water splashed on either side of the outer cover Level 5: Water projected in jets against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects No harm effect after water sprayed on either side of the outer cover Level 6: No harm effect after water sprayed strongly on either side of the outer cover Water projected in powerful jets against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects

Level 7: Ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible when the enclosure is temporarily immersed in water under standardized pressure and timeNo harm effect from the quantity of water in the cover after the outer cover soaked in water under required pressure and time

Level 8: Ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible when the enclosure ins continuously immersed in water under conditions which shall be agreed between manufacturer and user but which are more severe then for level 7No harm effect from the quantity of water in the cover after the outer cover continuously into and out the water under the condition agreed by manufacturer and buyer.