Cross Cable Color Code

Cross cable color code – Long telephone cable.

Cross Cable Color Code

    cable color

  • The Standard Color Reference of America (and its supplement the U.S. Army Color Card) is a book of reference fabric swatches of different colors produced by The Color Association of the United States (CAUS), each color specified by “cable number” (and therefore sometimes known as cable colors).


  • A mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×)
  • cross(a): extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; “cross members should be all steel”; “from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully”; “transversal vibrations”; “transverse colon”
  • traverse: travel across or pass over; “The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day”
  • A mark of this type (×) made to represent a signature by a person who cannot write
  • A mark of this type (×) used to show that something is incorrect or unsatisfactory
  • a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece


  • attach a code to; “Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later”
  • A series of letters, numbers, or symbols assigned to something for the purposes of classification or identification
  • A system of signals, such as sounds, light flashes, or flags, used to send messages
  • a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
  • A system of words, letters, figures, or other symbols substituted for other words, letters, etc., esp. for the purposes of secrecy
  • a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

cross cable color code

Multiconductor cable cross section

Multiconductor cable cross section
27 color coded wires inside a single cable.

Coloured wall

Coloured wall
La Défense, Paris