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Product Switch Highlights: IP Ratings

RJS Electronics Ltd highlights and explains the key feature IP Rating, IP65, IP67, IP68 front and rear. See our range of IP rated series and products!

We offer a wide range of electro-mechanical components, both PCB and Panel mount switches to suit a variety of applications which are key for many industries. To quickly find the key product for your project or application, see our range of IP rated electro-mechanical components. IP Rating is a key feature and listed for many of our products making them highly durable and weatherproof.

What are IP ratings?

IP ratings are standards set out by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) under the 60529 standards document which specifies a classification system on the effectiveness in the sealing of enclosures of electrical equipment. This looks at the protection of factors such as dust and water/moisture.

The IP rating will depend on how hard wearing or weatherproof the component needs to be. For example, a metal push button switch in a swimming pool will need to be waterproof and hence this product will need a higher IP rated switch.

infographic about IP ratings

IP65Dust tight, protected against water projected from a nozzle.
IP66Dust tight and protected against powerful water jets.
IP67Dust tight and protected from water immersion for 30 minutes between depths of 150mm – 1000mm.
IP68Dust tight and protected against continuous water immersion.

RJS-SPK

Our SPK PCB switch is unique in the fact it has a rubberised cap and body. Making this switch incredibly durable and more importantly weatherproof! This switch has an IP rating of IP67 (front). It doesn’t stop there, the SPK is also available with ring LED illumination, including RGB illumination!

Waterproof push button switch, pcb mount, tactile click, IP rated, rjs electronics ltd

Key Features:

  • IP67 rated (front)
  • Rubberised cap and body
  • Through hole PCB mount
  • SPST
  • Momentary function
  • 12V
  • Ring LED
  • RGB available

RJS-SF30BA

Our SF30BA, 5-way navigation module, is one of our popular navigation products. With metal vandal resistant housing, this navigation module is robust with an IP rating of IP65.

Navigation switch, SF30BA, IP rated, panel mount, rjs electronics ltd

Key Features:

  • IP65 rated
  • 5-way Navigation module
  • Panel cut out diameter 30.0mm
  • SPST*5
  • Panel mount
  • LED illuminated options
  • Momentary function

2A Toggle Series

Our 2A Toggle Switch series is a range of panel mount, sealed sub-miniature toggle switches. Available in horizontal, vertical or right-angle position. With a contact rating of up to 3A, this Toggle series are IP67 rated (front) and available in SPDT – 4PDT.

toggle switch series RJS-2A, IP67, sealed, sub-miniature, RJS Electronics ltd

Key Features:

  • Sealed to IP67
  • Sub-miniature toggle switch
  • SPDT / DPDT
  • Vertical / right angle mount
  • Contact rating up to 3A

RJS1N1LP

RJS1N1LP Switches are the latest edition to RJS’s ‘low profile’ switch range, available in sizes Ø12mm – Ø25mm with IP67/IP68 rating and RGB illumination. This entire series has an ultra-low profile of 12.3mm from the underside of the bezel. In a typical 3mm panel, this would mean there is only 9.3mm behind the panel including switch terminals.

low profile metal push button switch, anti-vandal, panel mount, led illuminated. ip rated, rjs electronics ltd

  • IP67 (Front) / IP67 (Rear)
  • Low profile
  • Micro travel
  • Momentary
  • Non-illuminated or Ring illuminated options
  • RGB LED illumination available!
  • 3V-24V
  • Sizes 12mm – 30mm

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