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Water Rating Definitions

Water Rating Definition Suitable
IPX7 Withstands incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes splashes, rain or snow, showering
IPX6 Protected against powerful jets of water. Water projected at all angles through a 12.5 mm nozzle at a flow rate of 100 liters/min at a pressure of 100 kN/m2 for 3 minutes from a distance of 3 meters heavy spray, driving rain, boat washing, outdoor use in rough sea conditions
1 ATM Withstands pressures equivalent to a depth of 10 meters splashes, rain or snow, showering
3 ATM Withstands pressures equivalent to a depth of 30 meters splashes, rain or snow, showering, jumping into water
5 ATM, Swim Withstands pressures equivalent to a depth of 50 meters splashes, rain or snow, showering, swimming, diving into water, snorkeling
10 ATM Withstands pressures equivalent to a depth of 100 meters splashes, rain or snow, showering, swimming, diving into water, snorkeling, high-speed water sports
Dive (up to stated depth in meters) Tested to engineering standard EN13319 for dive compliance  Scuba diving, snorkeling, and high-speed water sports