What is the BS 1710 standard?

Posted: 19 May 2022

The British Standard 1710 (BS 1710) regulation applies to pipes and ducts, offering guidance on labels, colour coding and the contents of pipes.

PE Pipeline Specialists regularly keeps up to date with standards to ensure that our products conform to the latest updates, so that our customers stay informed about the different type of products and what they are suitable for.

BS1710 chart

Why use BS 1710?

A number of new regulations insist on more robust pipe marking to improve safety by making users aware about the contents of pipes.

The reason that BS 1710 has been introduced is to address these regulations, and this will be especially useful to:

Several recent updates have been made to UK industry water regulations to ensure BS 1710 meets the legal requirements for those installing plumbing systems, eliminating a lot of cross-contamination issues and maintaining the high quality of water.

With over 50 years of experience and knowledge at our disposal, PE Pipeline Specialists can ensure customers that they will be supplied with the best pipe options possible at a price they can afford. Combined with our friendly and reliable service, we are your ideal choice for all of your mains to meter requirements.

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