Last Updated on Friday, 09 December 2011 08:40
Do you know what ABS, NEMA and IP Ratings are? Do you know what IP-67 means?
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) is a thermoplastic used to make light, rigid, molded enclosures. One of the most common ABS products is Lego™ building blocks. There are RFID tags that are encased in ABS to improve impact resistance, toughness, and water/heat resistance. ABS products are typically given a NEMA or IP rating for durability.
NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) has established a range of standards for electrical equipment enclosures.
The IP (Ingress Protection or International Protection) Rating is defined in international standard IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 60529.
Both rating systems classify ...
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