IK Rating


The EN/IEC 62262 IK rating classifies the level of protection that electrical appliances provide against mechanic impacts from outside. It is defined by standard EN/IEC 62262.

Code Impact energy Resistant against an impact from an object of
IK00 Non-protected
IK01 0.150 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 2.9" (7.5 cm)
IK02 0.200 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 3.9" (10 cm)
IK03 0.350 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 6.9" (17.5 cm)
IK04 0.500 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 6.9" (17.5 cm)
IK05 0.700 joules 0.44 lbs (200 grams) thrown from a distance of 13.8" (35 cm)
IK06 1.0 joules 1.1 lbs (500 grams) thrown from a distance of 7.9" (20 cm)
IK07 2.0 joules 1.1 lbs (500 grams) thrown from a distance of 15.7" (40 cm)
IK08 5.0 joules 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg) thrown from a distance of 11.6" (29.5 cm)
IK09 10.0 joules 11 lbs (5 kg) thrown from a distance of 7.9" (20 cm)
IK10 20.0 joules 11 lbs (5 kg) thrown from a distance of 15.7" (40 cm)