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NEW Cable Colours

New harmonised core colours for fixed wiring will be introduced from April 1 2004. This is to align with colours agreed throughout Europe and listed in Harmonised Document HD 308 S2. At the same time ammendment 2 to BS7671 (the wiring regs) will be published.

Further information on the changes can be obtained from IEE website at: www.iee.org/cablecolours where you can find detailed information on the changes, practical articles, FAQs and more.

SINGLE PHASE

THREE PHASE

THREE PHASE & NEUTRAL

SINGLE PHASE


RED to BROWN


BLACK to BLUE

THREE PHASE


RED to BROWN


YELLOW to BLACK


BLUE to GREY


BLACK to BLUE