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In-line RCD required with IP68 rating who does them?

In-line RCD required with IP68 rating who does them?

In-line RCD required with IP68 rating who does them?

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I work for a manufacturer of water proof electrical accessories and would like to supply RCD’s with an IP68 rating to our product range.

(* Ingress protection - An international rating system which classifies the ability of an item of equipment to withstand ingress from either solid particles or liquids. Termed the "IP rating" )

The RCD device would have to be mounted in one of the following methods:

1. Non-wireable inline rated @IP 68 device that would be supplied with suitable cord so Bulgin could fit Buccaneer connector to either end.

2. RCD device that we would mount inside our own mouldings. So we would purchase PCB’s assemblies from Defond and assemble RCD in our own product. Therefore we would be responsible for the IP rating of the product.


I EAU figure is low 5000.

I look forward to your response.

Kind Regards

Justin McMillan
Product Design Engineer

RE: In-line RCD required with IP68 rating who does them?

Suggestion: Visit
http://www.thomasregister.com
and type "enclosure" under "Product/Service" that will return
Enclosure: Electric offered by 638 Companies
and
Enclosure: Electronic offered by 939 Companies
with a good chance that some of them offer International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) enclosures according to IEC Standard 529 (corresponding to British Standard BS 5490) with identification IP (International Protection) 68, where
6 stands for "dust-tight", no ingress of dust
8 stands for "protected against submersion", the equipment is suitable for continuous submersion in water under conditions which shall be specified by the manufacturer. Note: Normally, this means that the equipment is hermetically sealed. However, with certain types of equipment it can mean that water can enter but in such a manner that it produces no harmful effects.

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