All Terra Tape® underground marking tapes are extrusion laminated and the tape color is 100% pigmented plastic not an ink coating as with many manufacturers. Reef Industries provide underground marking tape grades available in standard APWA color codes. Please consult the APWA table below for the available colors and applications.
|APWA Uniform Colors|
|Red||Electric Power Lines, Cables, Conduit, Lighting Cables|
|Yellow||Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum|
|Orange||Fiber Optic Lines, Telecommunication, Signal lines, Cables, Conduit|
|Blue||Water Lines, Portbale Water|
|Green||Sewers, Drain Lines|
Terra Tape® Marking Tape
Terra Tape® is a high quality underground marking tape that can prevent the dangers of digging into buried utility lines of all types. Avoid service interruptions, unnecessary loss of revenue and repair expenses that occur when a buried utility line is damaged. Terra Tape® detectable and non-detectable underground marking tapes are specified the world over to protect against accidental dig-ins and to alert workers of buried pipes and cables.
Detectable Tape Placement Guidelines
- 2" width up to 12" deep
- 3" width up to 24" deep
- 6" width up to 36" deep