Degree of Protection (IP) in Bathrooms

Perhaps the most important aspect to consider in installations of lighting in a bathroom is to choose a proper degree of protection (IP)

Degree of Protection (IP) in Bathrooms

The IP number of a luminaire refers to the degree of protection against external agents such as moisture or dust. This standard always has that be indicated in all type of spotlights, bulbs, projectors, tubes, strips, etc. here are the IP recommended to them luminaries of foreign

The protection degree is represented by two numbers, the first value describes the level of protection against dust and the second digit describes the level of protection against liquids. There is a third digit refers to the protection against impacts, but in general it tends to be omitted. Here you can consult a table descriptive with all degrees of protection.

Installation of luminaires led in bathrooms

Perhaps one of them aspects vital to have in has before the installation of lighting LED in quarters of bath is the grade of protection that you offers the luminaire with the humidity own of a room of bath. A badly insulated electrical device may not operate or do so incorrectly by an excess of humidity.

In the following drawing you show which is the index of protection more indicated according to the different areas of your bathroom.

 

Area 1: Lighting generic in the ceiling. Wall or ceiling. It is an area where you can reach condense at low temperature water vapor. We recommend the installation of luminaires of a maximum of protection IP44.

Zone 2: Lighting of mirrors with sconces, focus or small built-in cabinets, as in zone 1 will use IP44 to protect our water vapor luminaries. If any of them luminaries can get to have a contact direct with the water, is recommended the installation of luminaires with an index of protection of IP65.

Zone 3: Spaces near bathtubs or showers. For these areas will need luminaires with protection IP65 that are protected against splashing and steam of water.

Zone 4: Area of the shower and bathtub. It is the wettest area of bath by which to avoid excess water have to install light fixtures with a high index of protection against water. N this case should be protection IP67 , they are completely protected from the direct water.

You can be the document which the Ministry of labour and Spain Social Affairs through the National Institute of safety and hygiene at work gives us, giving important technical notes thanks to PDF which defines perfectly all regulations in terms of IP coding system. Degree of protection of the surround of the materials electrical.

 

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