Posted on 04.08.2009 - 09:00 UTC in GENERAL NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
SEACON (europe) Ltd is pleased to announce that it's WET-CON connector series is now approved to IP Codes (Ingress Protection) 68 and X8. These two international standards classify the level of protection provided against the intrusion of dust and water in electrical enclosures.
In order to meet the requirements of the IP68 and IPX8 standards, sample connectors were sent to an independent testing house and subjected to various tests as per the agreed programme including pressure testing to 101 bar for a 24 hour period. All test samples successfully passed and therefore conform to the following conditions.
Dust tight - No ingress of dust, complete protection against contact with dust
Immersion beyond 1 metre - Suitable for continuous immersion in water under conditions specified by SEACON (europe) Ltd.