Seton Identification and Safety Products
Xtreme-Code™
High Performance
Pipe Markers
Description
Use
Compliance
Standard Legend Colors
Standard Background Colors
Thickness (PSTC-33)
Gloss
Standard Sizes/Dimensions
Adhesive Properties
Abrasion Resistance
(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A)
Minimum Application Temperature
Service Temperature
Average Outdoor Durability
Chemical Resistance
7 Day Immersion
Dip Test
Rub Test
Shelf Life
Xtreme-Code™ High Performance Pipe Markers(view printable PDF of this page here)
Xtreme-Code™ High Performance Pipe Markers
Description: Xtreme-Code™ High Performance Pipe Markers are made from a surface printed self-adhesive polyester and have a clear polyester overlaminate.
Use: Xtreme-Code™ High Performance Pipe Markers are designed for use on stainless steel, fiberglass, and any other surfaces for pipe markers. They are especially designed for use in environments where excellent chemical and abrasion resistance is required. They can be used indoors and outdoors.
Compliance: Xtreme-Code™ High Performance Pipe Markers meet the ANSI/ASME A13.1-2007 standard when used with directional arrows. Color, marker size and letter size meet ANSI/ASME standards exactly.
Standard
Legend Color:
Black and White
Standard
Background Color:
Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, and Yellow
Thickness
(PSTC-33):
0.005 in. (0.13mm.)
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Gloss: 120 Gardner Units.
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Standard Sizes/Dimensions:
Marker Size
Fits Pipe Outer Diameter Letter Height
XC-8 (2.25" x 8")
.75"-2.375" (19mm-60mm) .75" (19mm)
XC-12 (2.25" x 12")
2.5"-7.875" (64mm-200mm) 1.25" (32mm)
XC-24 (4.5" x 24")
8"-10" (203mm-254mm) 2.5" (64mm)
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Adhesive Properties: Adhesion to Steel (PSTC-1)
15 Minute Dwell (Avg.) — 70 oz/in. (76 N/100mm)
Ultimate Dwell (72 Hrs.) (Avg.) — 108 oz/in. (118 N/100mm)
Tack (ASTM D 2979) (Avg.) — 1170 g (11 N)
Drop Shear (PSTC-7) (Avg.) — 20 Hrs
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Abrasion Resistance: CS-17 Wheels, 1000 g. wts.
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(Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A): Polyester laminate withstands up to 1000 cycles.
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Minimum Application Temperature: 0°F (-18°C).
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Service Temperature: -40°F to 230°F (-40°C to 110°C).
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Average Outdoor Durability: 5-8 years (Average expected outdoor life of product will depend on user definition of failure, climactic conditions).
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Chemical Resistance:
 Reagent 7 Day Immersion Dip Test Rub Test
 30% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 10% Sulfuric Acid NE NE NE
 30% HCL NE NE NE
 10% HCL NE NE NE
 50% NaOH F NE NE
 10% NaOH F NE NE
 Glacial Acetic Acid NE NE NE
 5% Acetic Acid NE NE NE
 10% Ammonia NE NE NE
 Methyl Ethyl Ketone F F NE
 Acetone F F NE
 Methanol F NE NE
 1, 1, 1, Trichloroethane F F NE
 IPA (Isopropanol) F NE NE
 ASTM #3 Oil NE NE NE
 SAE 20 Oil NE NE NE
 Mineral Spirits F NE NE
 Diesel Fuel F NE NE
 Heptane F F NE
 Toluene F F NE
 Alconox NE NE NE
 Kerosene F NE NE
 20% Sodium Carbonate NE NE NE
 2% Sodium Carbonate NE NE NE
 10% NaCl NE NE NE
 Bleach NE NE NE
 Water NE NE NE
       
 NE: No Effect     F: Failed
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7 Day Immersion: Immersed in reagent for 7 days.
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Dip Test: Five 10 minute dips in reagent with 30 minute recovery.
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Rub Test: Rubbed sample for one minute with swab soaked in reagent.
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Shelf Life: 1 year when stored at 70°F (21°C) and 40% to 50% R.H.
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