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Section - 3B: Checking Colour Code


Table
Category: Section 3 - Quality Control
Written by Jop

Color Sample Meaning Primary Use & Purpose Comments

Yellow is used for this


purpose because it is
Yellow is to be used by
the most transparent of
Checkers and others on
the primary colors.
all types of drawings and
Yellow should also be
other documents to
Yellow Good used by the piping
indicate that the
supervisor for P&ID
highlighted data is
"yellow-off" of each line
correct and does not
as piping isometrics are
need to be changed.
approved and released
for issue.

Green is to be used by Green is not used for


Checkers to indicate DELETE because it is
Green Notes
instructions to the person the universal color for
doing the corrections. GO or okay.

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Red is to be used by RED is used because it


Checkers and others to is the Universal color for
Red Add indicate information or STOP, DANGER and BE
drawing data that is to be ALERT. It tends to get
added. peoples attention.

Blue is to be used by
Checkers and others to
indicate data or drawing
Blue Delete
information that is to be
removed for one reason
or another.

A standard lead pencil is


to be used by reviewers
A standard lead pencil is
of vendor drawings and
to be used by Checkers
interdisciplinary
Lead Pencil Initial / Date to record who did the
documents for mark-ups
checking and to make
to record who made the
calculations.
changes or comments
(i.e.: Initial & Date)

About the Author


James O. Pennock has more than forty-five years in the process plant
design profession. He has been involved in both home office and job
(/profile/my- site assignments on refinery, chemical, petrochemical, power and
other projects. His experience ranges from entry level designer to
profile/userprofile/jop) engineering manager. Much of this was with Fluor. He is also the
author of the book "Piping Engineering Leadership for Process Plant
Projects." He is now retired, living in Florida, USA and does only
occasional consulting work.

Mr. Pennock can be contacted via E-Mail at


jopennock@netscape.net.

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