126.96.36.199 Identification and ORDALT/FIELD CHANGE plates used for equipment
in submarines shall have white backgrounds and black markings.
3.5.10 Description, warning, and instruction plates. Description plates
(see 6.5.8) shall be type A, B, C, or E in accordance with MIL-P-15024 and
MIL-P-15024/5. Painted metal description plates shall match the background to
which they are attached. Warning and instruction plates may be of adhesive-
backed foil. Description plates shall be attached by screws.
188.8.131.52 Stationary and rotary description plates for panel assemblies
used in surface ships shall have gray backgrounds and black markings. Warning
plates shall be in accordance with requirement 1 of MIL-STD-454. Stationary
and rotary description plates for panel assemblies used in submarines shall
have white backgrounds and black markings. Colors used for backgrounds and
markings shall be in accordance with FED-STD-595 as follows:
184.108.40.206 Description plates for circuit breakers, switches, or switch
assemblies shall specify the following information in the order indicated:
(a) Station to which unit is connected.
(b) Instrument in the station (only where the same function is
connected by separate switches to different instruments in
the same station).
220.127.116.11.1 Rotary description plates for switches shall be in accordance
with piece 64 of Drawing 815-1853048.
18.104.22.168.2 In order to simplify description plates, an ordnance system or
a major instrument, such as a computer, position keeper, or analyzer having many
inputs and outputs, shall be considered as a station.
22.214.171.124.3 Information plates, or marking power distribution switches are
colored to denote their readiness classification for I.C. switchboards. DDS
430-1 contains a list of colors and classification.
126.96.36.199 The function of each unit on the face of the switchboard shall be
indicated adjacent to the associated unit. Fuses or indicator lights mounted on
overflow panels shall also be identified with the basic panel number. Where
circuit breakers are used in pairs, a single description plate shall be required
to identify the function of the circuit breakers.