The British Standard
BS. 1710 : 1984 'Identification of pipelines' recommends a system for the identification of pipelines & contents including when & where marking should be carried out.
Basic Identification Colours
Pipe contents are divided into 8 different categories allocating a specific colour for each.
PIPELINE CONTENTS COLOUR B.S. CODE No
Water GREEN 12 D 45
Steam SILVER GREY 10 A 03
Oils- mineral, vegetable or animal Combustible liquids BROWN 06 C 39
Gases in either gaseous or liquefied condition (except air) YELLOW OCHRE 08 C 35
Acids and alkalis VIOLET 22 C 37
Air LIGHT BLUE 20 E 51
Other liquids BLACK 00 E 53
Electrical Services and Ventilation ducts ORANGE 06 E 51
British Standards allocate 3 colours for further identification as follows:-
COLOUR B.S. CODE No
Fire fighting RED 04 E 53
Warning of Danger YELLOW 08 E 51
Fresh water MID - BLUE 18 E 53
N.B. Colours shown above are intended as a general guide and not exact. Please refer to BS1710 & BS4800.
220mm X 310mm Encapsulated
Estimated dispatch dates
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All in-stock will be dispatched the same day - normally for delivery next working day providing the items being ordered are in stock and the order is placed by 1.30pm.
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Handling and carriage charges
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£8.95 delivery charge for all orders*
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