PAS5308 Part 2 Technical Information

PAS 5308 Part 2 Colour code

PAS 5308 Part 2 Colour Identification

PAS 5308 Part 2 Colour code

*For bi- coloured cores the first colour is the base colour.

Single Quad (2 pair) without individual screens are colour coded in clockwise order of rotation: Black, Blue, Green and Brown.

They can also be coded as following:

a) Unscreened pairs

They can also be identified by each pair in the cable having one black and one blue core. Each core shall also be identified through marking by inscription of a number on the core’s insulation in accordance with BS EN 50334. Both cores in a pair shall be marked with the same number.

b) Individually screened pairs

They can also be identified by each pair in the cable having one black and one blue core.Each pair shall be covered in a numbered polyester film. The numbering shall be such that each pair is distinguishable from any other pairs in the cable. The distance between each number shall not be greater than 50 mm.

For multicore cables

Up to 40 cores

All cores shall be yellow and numbered 1 to 40 with both printed numbers and written word, in black, e.g. core 10 would be yellow and identified by number “10, TEN” in black.

41 to 80 cores

All cores shall be black and numbered 1 to 40 with both printed numbers and written word, in a contrasting colour, e.g. core 50 would be coloured black and identified by number “10, TEN” in yellow or white.

PAS 5308 Part 2- PVC Insulated

VDE Reference Code

PVC SheathType:

  • RE-Y(St)Y (Overall Screen)
  • RE-Y(St)Y PiMF (Individual Screen+Overall Screen)
  • RE-Y(St)Y-SWA (Overall Screen+Steel Wire Amour)
  • RE-Y(St)Y PiMF-SWA (Individual Screen+Overall Screen+Steel Wire Amour)