Are SINGGATE Digital Lockw Waterproof?

Are SINGGATE Digital Locks Waterproof?

If you are thinking about installing a digital lock in an area prone to intense storms, it is really good to know if they are waterproof.

SINGGATE Digital Locks are water-resistant enough to withstand rainfall but are not able to be submerged. If there is an additional concern of water damage, measures can be taken in order to even better seal the lock. SINGGATE Digital Locks are water-resistant to rain.

How Water-Resistant are SINGGATE Digital Locks?

Chances are that your SINGGATE Digital Lock can handle more water than you think, but let’s not test it okay?

SINGGATE Digital Locks has rated at IP64

Ever wondered what they meant?

These are IP ratings. Still don't know what they are? No worries, we'll go through the definitions and let you know which of these ratings correspond with our SINGGATE Digital Lock.

What are IP ratings?

The IP rating is defined as the International Protection or Ingress Protection ratings. They define the levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against foreign bodies (like water or dirt).

What makes up an IP rating?
There are two digits that follow the letters IP.

The first digit represents the degree of protection against solid foreign bodies.

Level What it means
0 No protection
1 No protection against deliberate contact
2 Protects against fingers or similar objects
3 Tools, thick wires etc. 
4 Most wires, screws etc. 
5 Dust protected
6 Dust tight 

 

The second one describes the degree of protection against water.

Level What it means
0 No protection
1 Protected against dripping water
2 Protected against dripping water when tilted up to 15 degrees
3 Protected against spraying water
4 Protected against splashing water
5 Protected against water jets
6 Protected against powerful water jets
7 Can withstand immersion of up to 1m
8 Can withstand immersion beyond 1m


Are IP ratings important?

IP ratings can be critical information to take note of in order to protect your electrical enclosure and its contents. It also helps determine what electronic products are water-resistant and waterproof. 

With that being said, SINGGATE products fall at IP64 rating.

IP rating Protection Description
IP64 Rated as "dust tight" and able to protect against splashing water Water splashing against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effect

 

Our SINGGATE digital locks will give you peace of mind when it comes to withstanding rain and dust. Have you checked them out yet? 

  • Jul 21, 2021
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