The EKEMP Versat series-Rugged Biometric Tablet has been tested to the full rigour of MIL-STD-810H by SGS labs. Versat also passed the IP65 test earlier.
What is IP65 test?
IP65 is an international standard that indicates that an electrical enclosure is dust tight and watertight against light pressure water spray.
The first digit "6"
The first digit in IP65 represents a protection standard regarding solid materials. This can include everything from fingers to small particles of dust or other airborne contaminants. In the case of IP65 rated enclosures, 6 is the highest rating against solid object ingress.
The second digit "5"
The second digit in IP65 represents the resistance of the enclosure to liquids. The number 5 in an IP65 enclosure indicates it is protected from light pressure water jets and other liquids sprayed or splashed, from any angle. For reference, the IP rating for liquids extends up to the number 9.
What is MIL-STD-810H?
MIL-STD-810 is a US military standard that ensures determine if a product can withstand the effects of difficult environmental conditions. Version H represents the eighth version of this military test standard.
The tests required to determine if a product meets MIL-STD-810H standards include how the device holds up in high and low temperatures: rain, wind, humidity, fungus, rust, sand and dust, explosive atmospheres, shock, gunfire vibration and more – basically any environmental factor or condition it could potentially face when used by the US military.
EKEMP Versat series products have proven to work in harsh environments by SGS.
SGS (formerly Société Générale de Surveillance (French for General Society of Surveillance)) is a Swiss multinational company headquartered in Geneva, which offer core services include the inspection and verification of the quantity, weight and quality of traded goods, the testing of product quality and performance against various health, safety and regulatory standards, and to make sure that products, systems or services meet the requirements of standards set by governments, standardization bodies or by SGS customers.
The two certifications provide consumers with confidence in the device they are purchasing, and the assurance is magnified when the two complementary standards are met in conjunction.
EKEMP is committed to the development and production of high-quality products that meet the
requirements of securely identity applications in extremely challenging application environments.