HDPE Pipe comes in many different colour options. The purpose of the different colours on HDPE pipe is to identify the liquid or gas inside the pipe. The following list of PE pipe colours may help you identify what colour you need. Also if you need help identifying a pipe not listed here, please speak to our team on 1300 270 270.
Note: Poly Pipe Colours and requirements may differ in other countries. Check with a qualified engineer if you are unsure.
HDPE Pipe Striping and Colour Coding Guide:
Black no stripes – May be used for all applications except for fuel gasses (Acu-Black).
Black with Blue Stripes – Drinking Water/Potable Water Pipeline (Acu-Water).
Black with Yellow Stripes or Full Yellow Jacket – Fuel gases, process gases, liquified gases under pressure (Acu-Gas).
Black with Red Stripes – Water dedicated for fire extinguishing supply lines. (Acu-Fire).
Full White Jacket – Communications conduit (Acu-Comms).
Black with Lilac Stripes (or black with purple stripes)- Recycled or reclaimed water Pipes (Recycle-Tech).
Full Orange Jacket – Electrical Conduit (Acu-Power).
Full White Jacket – Above Ground Co-Ex Pipelines (Acu-Therm).
Black with Cream Stripes – Sewer Pipes (Acu-Sewer).
Black with Brown/Red Stripes – Rural imperial-size low-pressure pipe (Acu-Rural).