Standard or Custom Messages
Warning or Caution tapes can be custom imprinted with your own message or insignia, or be purchased immediately from our warehouse with the following stock imprints printed in black:
CAUTION CATHODIC PROTECTION CABLE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION ELECTRIC LINE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION WATER LINE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION FIBER OPTIC LINE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION TELEPHONE LINE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION GAS LINE BURIED BELOW
CAUTION SEWER LINE BURIED BELOW
Warning or Caution tapes are available in standard 3" x 1000' and 6" x 1000' roll sizes. In addition, we also stock 2" x 1000', 3" x 6000', and 6" x 6000' rolls on plastic cores.
APWA Color Codes
Farwest Warning or Caution tapes products conform to APWA color code specifications for underground marking tape systems:
- RED for electrical power distribution and transmission lines.
- YELLOW for oil and gas distribution and transmission lines. Also for dangerous materials, product lines and steam lines.
- BLUE for water systems
- GREEN for sewer lines.
- ORANGE for telephone, telegraph and cable television systems. Also used for police and fire communication lines.
Warning or Caution tapes may be custom manufactured to your specifications. Please ask your salesperson about the options available to meet your specific needs.
- Special lengths and widths. Warning or Caution tapes can be manufactured in 1" to 48" widths and up to 10,000' long rolls (depending on material selected). Minimum orders apply and vary by material selected. All rolls over 3000' are shipped on plastic cores, which may be special ordered on any order.
- Special imprints. We can print logos in up to 4 different ink colors. We make our own printing plates to reduce your plate charges if any, on custom orders.