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Ingress protection

Equipment with a sealed enclosure: totally enclosed equipment that prevents the ingress of an external atmosphere during the expansion and contraction of the internally contained protective liquid during use in service. Such equipment includes any pipework associated with it and may contain an over pressure relief device. Totally enclosed equipment that prevents or reduces the ingress of an external atmosphere. Levels of ingress protection are defined in IEC 529.


  • EN 13463-8:2003 (E)
  • HSL 2004

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