British Standard BS1710 sets out legal requirements for plant safety and pipe installation compliance. This is achieved by conveying specific information using a basic identification colours (e.g. green for water) and a safety colour (e.g. blue for water from the public supply) plus text and safety symbols.
What is pipe marking?
All pipework must be appropriately labelled to inform employees, contractors and emergency services about the contents of the pipe.
The British Standards BS1710 are recognized legal requirements for plant safety and pipe installation compliance. It is important that piping systems are appropriately labelled so that people can identify the fluids and gases they transport. This is done by conveying specific information using colour coding as well as text and safety symbols.
We can also supply pipe markers to International Standard or European Standard.
What We Offer
✓ Individual markers (with tearable direction indicators)
✓ Continuous rolls
✓ Hazard symbols
✓ Duct markings
✓ Tank signs
✓ Valve tags (printed or engraved)
Want to know more? Download our FREE pipemarking guide which will explain in detail:
✓ Why pipe marking is important
✓ How and where to mark pipes
✓ British Standard basic identification colours
✓ British Standard safety identification colours
✓ British Standard code and service indicators
✓ British Standard hazard and safety symbols
✓ The different types of pipe markers and how we can help