Pipe Marking Text – Can It Be Abbreviated?

When you’re labeling the pipes in your facility, you want to make a pipe’s contents as clear to viewers as possible. Achieving this involves selecting the appropriate size, color and location for your pipe labels. By using the guidelines established by the ANSI/ASME 13.1 standard, you can create a pipe marking system that is easy for workers, maintenance personnel and emergency responders to understand. What should you... Read more

Preparing for Your Pipe Marking Project

Have you been tasked with implementing a pipe labeling system or improving upon your facility’s current system? If so, you have a project ahead of you that might feel daunting for anyone not experienced in pipe labeling. A pipe-marking project is best tackled with careful planning. If you jump right in and start installing labels in one corner of your facility without considering the rest of your... Read more

What Pipe Marking Labels Should Look Like

Does your facility need pipe labels? If it has pipes, then labels should be put in place to communicate to workers, visitors and emergency responders what those pipes contain. Pipes that carry water serve very different purposes than pipes that carry potentially toxic substances, and everyone needs to be aware of possible hazards. While it is possible—and often most cost-effective—to make your own pipe labels using an... Read more