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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician, 2nd Edition by Richard Cadena

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The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard for rating an enclosure for its protection against the ingress of foreign objects and moisture is the IP rating system. In the United States, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has a similar rating system for rating enclosures, called the NEMA rating. Both systems classify enclosures according to how well they protect against the elements and harsh environments.

IP CODE

The International Protection Code, or IP Code, is a two-digit code with optional suffixes for additional information about the rating. It is always preceded by the code letters IP, which stands for international protection or ingress protection.

The two-digit ...

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