Knowledge Base

The Knowledge Base is comprised of a selection of general information that designers, planners and purchasers of Industrial Communications Equipment will find relevant and useful towards understanding the requirements of their project needs.

All information is for general reference purposes only. All applicable local and national regulations and practices concerning Explosion Proof and Hazardous Area communications equipment must be strictly followed and adhered to.

Table of Contents


Approximate Conversions of Nema Enclosure Types to IP Classification Designations


Enclosure Ratings

Hazardous and Classified Locations

IEC Protection Techniques

Ingress Protection (IP) Code Designations

Knowledge Base

Main IEC Protection Techniques

NEMA v.s. IP Classification Designations