16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.

chapter 5

chapter 6

Cables, conduits and trunking
  4.1 - Cable insulation materials 4.4 - Cable supports, joints and terminations
  4.2 - Cables 4.5 - Cable enclosures
  4.3 - Cable choice 4.6 - Conductor and cable identification

4.6.1 - Conduits

The 'electrical' colour to distinguish conduits from pipelines of other services is orange (BS 1710). Oversheaths for mineral insulated cables are often the same colour, which is also used to identify trunking and switchgear enclosures.


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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