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Document ID (ISN)52363
CIS number 89-1657
Year 1989
Convention or series no. CEI 446:1989 IEC 446:1989
Title Identification of conductors by colours or numerals
Original title Identification des conducteurs par des couleurs ou par des repères numériques [in French]
Bibliographic information International Electrotechnical Commission, 3, rue de Varembé, Genève, Switzerland, 1989. 15p.
Abstract The general rules in this standard aim at preventing ambiguity and ensuring safe operation when insulated conductors in cables and separate insulated and bare conductors in equipment and installations are identified by colours or numerals. The object of this standard is to provide rules for the use of certain colours or the use of numerals for the purpose of identification of conductors including busbars.
Descriptors (primary) safety colours; IEC; marking; conductors; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) standard; electrical safety
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Labour inspection