Date Published: 20-04-2020
Now, more than ever it’s important to choose the correct devices for your applications. Can you clean your devices thoroughly without damaging it? Are they IP65, IP67, or IP68 rated? Can it be cleaned with alcohol?
These are just some of the questions you need to ask before buying any handheld device, scanner or touch screen. These are devices that are used by numerous people on any given day and you need to make sure that your staff is safe and the device performing 100%.
Firstly a quick guide on IP Ratings:
The IP (Ingress Protection or International Protection) code rating is an internationally recognized system. It was developed to standardize the degree of protection that “enclosures” can provide against foreign objects or materials entering into these enclosures, causing damage or personal injury.
The IP (Ingress Protection or International Protection) code rating is an internationally recognized system.
Herewith some products available from S4 ideally suited for our current situation:
Rugged tablets with IP65 and IP67 ratings with the option of a built-in scanner
Rugged barcode scanners
Touchscreen Industrial PC’s
Handheld mobile devices
In most applications in the past an IP65 rating or higher was not necessary, but looking at the way forward it might become a necessity to look at IP ratings when considering a device.
We also have medical grade tablets, scanners and handheld devices available specifically aimed at hospitals, clinics and even practices.
Talk to us if you would like more information or guidance when choosing your next device.