Where to use
A Pipe ID marker consists of printed text on a coloured background with a contrasting border and a chevron to show flow direction.
The colours are determined by the pipe’s contents.
White on Light Blue - AIR
Black on Sand - GASES
White on Orange - ELECTRICAL
White on Blue - WATER
White on Violet - ACIDS & ALKALIS
Black on Silver - STEAM
White on Green - WATER
White on Brown - OILS
White on Black - OTHER LIQUIDS
Text and marker sizes are also specified. Markers must be placed adjacent to all junctions, valves, wall penetrations etc. Markers shall be spaced no more than 8m apart, except for long uninterrupted straight runs of external services where spacing shall not exceed 50m.
Australian Standard AS 1345-1995 - “Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts” - specifies guidelines for pipe marking.
Markers are to be placed adjacent to all junctions, valves, service appliances, bulkhead and wall penetrations. Markers shall be spaced no more than 8m apart except for long, uninterrupted straight runs of external services where spacing shall not exceed 50m.
CIRTAG® standard Pipe Markers complies to AS 1345-1995 Standards.
The Benefits of Pipe Markers
Prevent accidents: Unmarked pipes are a danger. Numerous injuries occur through ignorance of pipe contents.
Reduce Errors: Know the contents of the pipe.
Improve operating efficiencies: Marked pipes let workers trace a process problem and resolve it quicker.
Improve plant appearance: Markers provide a clean, organised appearance.
Enhance quality programs: Ensure your blueprints are up to date with Cirlocks range of pipe marking solutions.