SAB Kabel

Colour code for cables & wires

with reference to DIN 47100

core no.

basic colour

 1st ring

2st ring

1white  
2brown  
3green  
4yellow  
5grey  
6pink  
7blue  
8red  
9black  
10violet  
11greypink 
12redblue 
13whitegreen 
14browngreen 
15whiteyellow 
16yellowbrown 
17whitegrey 
18greybrown 
19whitepink 
20pinkbrown 
21whiteblue 
22braunblue 
23whitered 
24braunred 
25whiteblack 
26brownblack 
27greygreen 
28yellowgrey 
29pinkgreen 
30yellowpink 
31greenblue 
core no.basic-colour1st ring2st ring
32yellowblue 
33greenred 
34yellowred 
35greenblack 
36yellowblack 
37greyblue 
38pinkblue 
39greyred 
40pinkred 
41greyblack 
42pinkblack 
43blueblack 
44redblack 
45whitebrownblack
46yellowgreenblack
47greyrosablack
48redblueblack
49whitegreenblack
50browngreenblack
51whiteyellowblack
52yellowbrownblack
53whitegreyblack
54greybrownblack
55whitepinkblack
56pinkbrownblack
57whitebrownblack
58brownblueblack
59whiteredblack
60brownredblack
61blackwhite 

Core identification acc. to HD 308

Identification of cores in cables and flexible cords by colours

no. of corescables with green-yellow earth wirecables without green-yellow earth wire
2-cores-blue - brown
3-coresgreen-yellow - blue - brownbrown - black - grey
4-coresgreen-yellow - brown - black - greyblue - brown - black - grey
5-coresgreen-yellow - blue - brown - black - greyblue - brown - black - grey - black

Core indentification with numbers acc. to EN 50334

Marking inscription for identification of cores of electric cables (number printing).
Other core colours are allowed except green and yellow.


SAB-colour code for RTD connection cables

2-coresred - white
3-coresred - red - white
4-coresred - red - white - white
6-coresred - red - white - white - black - black

up to 4 conductors acc. to IEC 60751, 6 conductors deviating from standard

Colour-coding to customer specification is also possible!


Colour code US 1

core no.basic colour1st ring2nd ring
1black  
2white  
3red  
4green  
5brown  
6blue  
core no.basic colour1st ring2nd ring
7orange  
8yellow  
9violet  
10grey  
11pink  
12beige  

Colour code US 2

core no.basic colour1st ring2nd ring
1black  
2white  
3red  
4green  
5orange  
6blue  
7whiteblack 
8redblack 
9greenblack 
10orangeblack 
11blueblack 
12blackwhite 
13redwhite 
14greenwhite 
15bluewhite 
16blackred 
17whitered 
18orangered 
19bluered 
20redgreen 
21orangegreen 
22blackwhitered
23whiteblackred
24redblackwhite
25greenblackwhite
core no.basic colour1st ring2st ring
26orangeblackwhite
27blueblackwhite
28blackredgreen
29whiteredgreen
30redblackgreen
31greenblackorange
32orangeblackgreen
33blauweißorange
34schwarzweißorange
35weißrotorange
36orangeweißblau
37weißrotblau
38schwarzweißgrün
39weißschwarzgrün
40rotweißgrün
41grünweißblau
42orangerotgrün
43blaurotgrün
44schwarzweißblau
45weißschwarzblau
46rotweißblau
47grünorangerot
48orangerotblau
49blaurotorange
50schwarzorangerot

Colour code US 3

pair no.colour combination
1blackpaired withred
2blackpaired withwhite
3blackpaired withgreen
4blackpaired withblue
5blackpaired withyellow
6blackpaired withbrown
7blackpaired withorange
8redpaired withwhite
9redpaired withgreen
10redpaired withblue
11redpaired withyellow
12redpaired withbrown
13redpaired withorange
14greenpaired withwhite
15greenpaired withblue
16greenpaired withyellow
17greenpaired withbrown
18greenpaired withorange
19whitepaired withblue
pair no.Fcolour combination
20whitepaired withyellow
21whitepaired withbrown
22whitepaired withorange
23bluepaired withyellow
24bluepaired withbrown
25bluepaired withorange
26brownpaired withyellow
27brownpaired withorange
28orangepaired withyellow
29violetpaired withorange
30violetpaired withred
31violetpaired withwhite
32violetpaired withgreen
33violetpaired withblue
34violetpaired withyellow
35violetpaired withbrown
36violetpaired withblack
37greypaired withwhite

Colour code US 4

core no.basic colour1st ring2nd ring
1black  
2brown  
3red  
4orange  
5yellow  
6green  
7blue  
8violet  
9grey  
10white  
11whiteblack 
12whitebrown 
13whitered 
14whiteorange 
15whiteyellow 
16whitegreen 
17whiteblue 
18whiteviolet 
19whitegrey 
20whiteblackbrown
21whiteblackred
22whiteblackorange
23whiteblackyellow
24whiteblackgreen
25whiteblackblue
26whiteblackviolet
27whiteblackgrey
28whitebrownred
core no.basic colour1st ring2nd ring
29whitebrownorange
30whitebrownyellow
31whitebrowngreen
32whitebrownblue
33whitebrownviolet
34whitebrowngrey
35whiteredorange
36whiteredyellow
37whiteredgreen
38whiteredblue
39whiteredviolet
40whiteredgrey
41whiteorangeyellow
42whiteorangegreen
43whiteorangeblue
44whiteorangeviolet
45whiteorangegrey
46whiteyellowgreen
47whiteyellowblue
48whiteyellowviolet
49whiteyellowgrey
50whitegreenblue
51whitegreenviolet
52whitegreengrey
53whiteblueviolet
54whitebluegrey
55whitevioletgrey

Colour code US 5

pair no.colour combination
1blackpaired withred
2blackpaired withwhite
3blackpaired withgreen
4blackpaired withblue
5blackpaired withbrown
6blackpaired withyellow
7blackpaired withorange
8redpaired withgreen
9redpaired withwhite
10redpaired withblue
11redpaired withyellow
12redpaired withbrown
13redpaired withorange
14greenpaired withblue
15greenpaired withwhite
16greenpaired withbrown
17greenpaired withorange
18greenpaired withyellow
19whitepaired withblue
20whitepaired withbrown
21whitepaired withorange
22whitepaired withyellow
23bluepaired withbrown
24bluepaired withorange
25bluepaired withyellow
26brownpaired withorange
pair no.combination
27brownpaired withyellow
28violetpaired withred
29violetpaired withwhite
30violetpaired withgreen
31violetpaired withblue
32violetpaired withbrown
33violetpaired withyellow
34violetpaired withorange
35violetpaired withgrey
36violetpaired withblack
37greypaired withred
38greypaired withwhite
39greypaired withgreen
40greypaired withblue
41greypaired withbrown
42greypaired withyellow
43greypaired withorange
44greypaired withblack
45white/blackpaired withred
46white/blackpaired withgreen
47white/blackpaired withblue
48white/blackpaired withbrown
49white/blackpaired withyellow
50white/blackpaired withorange
51white/blackpaired withviolet

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