Vandal Resistance Rating (IK Code)

  • The IK code is an international standard which standardizes and defines the level of resistance of enclosures provided for electronic equipments to mechanical impacts.

  • Protection Against Mechanical Impact
    IK Code Impact Size Protected against (joules) Description
    IK00 - No protection against any mechanical impact
    IK01 0.15 Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 7.5 cm in height
    IK02 0.2 Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 10 cm in height
    IK03 0.35 Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 17.5 cm in height
    IK04 0.5 Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 25 cm in height
    IK05 0.7 Protected against a 200 g object dropped from 35 cm in height
    IK06 1 Protected against a 500 g object dropped from 20 cm in height
    IK07 2 Protected against a 500 g object dropped from 40 cm in height
    IK08 5 Protected against a 1.7 Kg object dropped from 29.5 cm in height
    IK09 10 Protected against a 5 Kg object dropped from 20 cm in height
    IK10 20 Protected against a 5 Kg object dropped from 40 cm in height
    IK10+ 40 Protected against a 10 Kg object dropped from 40 cm in height