How Rugged Computers are Rated?

Demand for rugged computers is growing at a rapid rate. But how can you tell how rugged a mobile computer really is?

Listed below are some of the more common ratings and standards frequently used by manufacturers to define a product’s degree of ruggedization.

IP (Ingress Protection) Ratings
NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturer Association) Ratings
MIL-STD (Military Standard) or MIL-SPEC (Military Specification)
IS (Intrinsic Safety)

Click here to clarify what each of these specifications truly mean when describing the “ruggedness” of a mobile computer.

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