IP68 is an international standard intended on defining a product's resistance to water, dust, dirt and sand. IP68 compliant designs require meticulous planning and component selection to ensure devices or structures remain unaffected by environmental factors
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Hire a Materials Engineer to waterproof your enclosure or device.
Waterproof Design (IP68) is a field of engineering that develops sealing solutions for components and products, to create a water tight seal needed in many industrial and consumer product applications. The expert’s job would be to provide expert advice on achieving a truly water-tight design, through methods such as pressure testing, stress analysis, material selection, and product lifecycle testing. It will be necessary to understand the product's usage environment and develop a plan based on this knowledge. Interviewing Freelance Waterproof Design Professionals should involve obtaining references, asking specific questions about past projects they have worked on, as well as obtaining an understanding of their experience with the IP68 designation. Typical hourly rates can range between $50-200 per hour depending on the professional's level of expertise. Hiring a waterproof design (IP68) expert now will give you access to experienced professionals with extensive years in the industry that can develop effective strategies for a watertight seal. Furthermore, you will have access to people from around the globe who can provide new ideas that could help enhance your product.