Pipe marking on ships, offshore or onshore sites is essential to ensure safety at all times. Accidents, injuries and damage to machines and equipment can be caused by the fact your crew or visitors are unaware of the substances that flow through pipes. The importance of pipe marking becomes clear when we look at the different norms & regulations that are applicable.

Norms & regulations

Several regional organisations require compliance with pipe marking standards. Whether it is ANSI, ISO 14726 British Standard Institution 1710 or European Standard EC Directive 92/58/EEC, Signwell can supply the correct and compliant pipe marking in any color with any print that meet these standards.
Because of this variety in global or regional standards, the ISO 20560 standard will realize a truly global, harmonized system of hazard recognition for pipe marking systems with uniformity of graphics, color-coding and formatting of safety messages. Signwell can supply you with pipe marking meet the standards of this new ISO 20560 standard.

Offshore ferries and vessels require pipe markings according to ISO 14726. We manufacture pipe markings that fulfill all special regulations.

Pipe marking quality levels:


PolyesPro® Pipe Marking film is a high performance nonPVC polyester sandwich, manufactured according to 3M™ MCS™ (Matched Component System™) production specifications. With a high degree of temperature resistance, a long lifespan and perfect colourfastness, it’s the highest available quality pipe marking material on the market today.


This pipe marking tape is a standard performance vinyl
sandwich manufactured according to 3M™ MCS™
(Matched Component System™) production specifications.
This tape comes with a gloss laminated finish and can be
used outdoor and indoor in various types of environments


This pipe marking tape is an economic, unlaminated vinyl.
The recommended use of this tape is indoors, and can
be used outdoors with a shorter lifespan compared to
PolyesPro® and the Basic Line.

Elements of pipe marking design

Our multi-color pipe marking comes standard with medium text and flow direction and is available in two sizes (100 and 150 mm wide). The pipe marking tape can also be supplied without text and flow direction upon request.

Download our catalogue here: Signwell IMO Catalog

Download catalog:


Request an offer

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Subscribe to our newsletter