16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.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

4.6.3 - Colours for flexible cables and cords

Unlike the cores of fixed cables, which may be identified by sleeves or tapes where they are connected, flexibles must be identified throughout their length. The colour requirements are shown in {Fig 4.22}.

Fig 4.22 Care colours for flexible cables and cords


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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