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What is PANTONE®?

Pantones (or PMS – Pantone Matching System) are spot colors belonging to a standardized color reproduction system. This system was created to establish consistency throughout multiple printed products (paper, fabric, plastics, etc.) and throughout print shops themselves.

PRESCO PVC PANTONE® Color Codes

PRESCO PE PANTONE® Color Codes

PRESCO INK PANTONE® Color Codes (coming soon)

What does each color represent?

The American Public Works Association (APWA) recommends the following guidelines be used when marking underground utilities.

White = Proposed Excavation
Pink = Temporary Survey Markings
Red = Electric Power Lines, Cables, onduit and Lighting Cables
Yellow = Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum or Gaseous Materials
Orange = Communication, Alarm or Signal Lines, Cables or Conduit
Blue = Potable Water
Purple = Reclaimed Water, Irrigation and Slurry Lines
Green = Sewer and Drain Lines

 

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