Pipe Marker Styles

Custom Pipe Markers

How to choose the right Pipe Marker for the job!
Use the chart below to help determine which Pipe Marker best meets your application needs.

HARSH ENVIRONMENT General Purpose
Snap Around Self Adhesive Self-Adhesive
Characteristic Kwik-Koil Wrap-
Around Polyester
Duromark
Self Adhesive Vinyl
Identimark
Self-Adhesive Vinyl
Plant Environment
Indoor Good Good Good
Avg. Outdoor Durability (yrs.) 5-8 2-3 2-3
Temperatures
Min. Installation Temperature 40°F, 5°C No Limitation 50°F, -18°C
Upper Temperature Limit 248°F, 120°C 140°F, 60°C 175°F, 82°C
Lower Temperature Limit -40°F, -40°C -40°F, -40°C -40°F, -40°C
Pipe Surface
Dirty, Dusty Good Good NR
Rough Good Good Good
Insulated Good Good Good
Wet Good Good NR
Greasy, Oily Good Good NR
Chemical Resistance
Alcohols
(Methanol, Isopropanol)
Good Good Good
Grease/Oils
(SAE 20, ASTM #3)
Good Good Good
Acids (Sulfuric, HCL, Acetic) Good NR NR
Alkalis (Sodium Hydroxide) Good NR NR
Organic Solvents
(MEK, Acetone, Toluene)
NR NR NR
ANSI Standard
Meets ASME ANSI A13.1 Yes Yes Yes
NR = marker not recommended for environment listed
Good = marker suitable for environment listed