The Difference Between IP67 VS IP68 Waterproof Beacon

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Recently, many customers have requirement with Waterproof Beacon, some customers need IP67 and other customers require IP68 beacon.


IP67 vs IP68: What do IP ratings mean?

IP is the name of the standard that was drawn up by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) to determine how resistant an electrical device is to freshwater and common raw materials – like dirt, dust, and sand.


The first digit after IP is the rating the IEC assigned a unit for its resistance to solids. In this case, it’s six – which means no “harmful” dust or dirt seeped into the unit after being in direct contact with the matter eight-hours.

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About the water resistance rating

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There are two leading ratings at present – seven and eight, with the former meaning that the device can be submerged in up to one meter of freshwater for half an hour, and the latter up to 1.5 meters for half an hour.

The customer could choose IP67 or IP68 beacon with the actual application. Normally, the IP67 beacon could meet many beacon solutions requirements. And currently, Feasycom has IP67 waterproof beacon, about the detail information, welcome to contact Feasycom team.

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