BS 5308 Colour Codes

BS 5308 Part 1 Colour Code Table 1

Unscreened & Collective Screened

Pair no. A – wire B – wire
1 Black Blue
2 Black Green
3 Blue Green
4 Black Brown
5 Blue Brown
6 Green Brown
7 Black White
8 Blue White
9 Green White
10 Brown White
11 Black Red
12 Blue Red
13 Green Red
14 Brown Red
15 White Red
16 Black Orange
17 Blue Orange
18 Green Orange
19 Brown Orange
20 White Orange
21 Red Orange
22 Black Yellow
23 Blue Yellow
24 Green Yellow
25 Brown Yellow
26 White Yellow
27 Red Yellow
28 Orange Yellow
29 Black Grey
30 Blue Grey
31 Green Grey
32 Brown Grey
33 White Grey
34 Red Grey
35 Orange Grey
36 Yellow Grey
37 Black Grey
38 Blue Grey
39 Green Violet
40 Brown Violet
41 White Violet
42 Red Violet
43 Orange Violet
44 Yellow Violet
45 Grey Violet
46 Black Turquoise
47 Blue Turquoise
48 Green Turquoise
49 Brown Turquoise
50 White Turquoise

sSingle Quad (2 pair): Black, Blue, Green, Brown Single Triple: Blue, Black, Green Individually screened pairs can also be identified by a polyester tape over black and purple pairs.

BS 5308 Part 2 Colour Code Table 2

Unscreened & Collective Screened

Pair no. A – wire B – wire
1 White Blue
2 White Orange
3 White Green
4 White Brown
5 White Grey
6 Red Blue
7 Red Orange
8 Red Green
9 Red Brown
10 Red Grey
11 Black Blue
12 Black Orange
13 Black Green
14 Black Brown
15 Black Grey
16 Yellow Blue
17 Yellow Orange
18 Yellow Green
19 Yellow Brown
20 Yellow Grey
21 White-Blue Blue
22 White-Blue Orange
23 White-Blue Green
24 White-Blue Brown
25 White-Blue Grey
26 Red-Blue Blue
27 Red-Blue Orange
28 Red-Blue Green
29 Red-Blue Brown
30 Red-Blue Grey
31 Blue-Black Blue
32 Blue-Black Orange
33 Blue-Black Green
34 Blue-Black Brown
35 Blue-Black Grey
36 Yellow-Blue Blue
37 Yellow-Blue Orange
38 Yellow-Blue Green
39 Yellow-Blue Brown
40 Yellow-Blue Grey
41 White Orange Blue
42 White Orange Orange
43 White Orange Green
44 White Orange Brown
45 White Orange Grey
46 Orange-Red Blue
47 Orange-Red Orange
48 Orange-Red Green
49 Orange-Red Brown
50 Orange-Red Grey

Single Quad (2 pair): Blue, Green, Orange, Brown Single Triple: Blue, White, Orange Individually screened pairs can also be identified by a polyester tape over white and blue pairs.

Want Monthly Offers, Promotions & News?

We only use your email address for one thing, sending you some great stuff!

  • Discount and Promo Codes
  • Special Offers
  • All the latest Industry and CSE news
  • Plus so much more…
Your email address is only kept in our mailing list and not used for any other purposes than for contacting you with our newsletters.

Thank you for signing up to the newsletter