Cable Colors

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Jun 17 01:11:45 CDT 2008


On Jun 16, 2008, at 5:59 PM, Joe Greco wrote:

>> To me far more important that color is tags, one on each end if it is
>> more that a foot long.
>>
>> The tags should have a short (two or three word) description, the
>> authority for the patch (person's name or position, order number, or
>> trouble ticket number) and where the _other_ end of the patch is,
>> followed by where _this_ is.  (For short cords "this" will cover both
>> ends, probably.
>>
>> Why "this end"?  Make a mistake and pull the wrong one out of a  
>> mostly
>> clear jack-field sometime.  Clarity will occur.
>
> Ha, I don't see many other people who do that.
>
> So is the labeling device of choice still the Dymo Rhino stuff?
> Preferences for/against heat shrink vs other methods?  Always fun to  
> see
> what others are doing.


I'm very fond of the Brady with the self-laminating wrap-around vinyl  
labels.

Owen





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