Description and conversion results of color #a8aca7

It is a bright gray color having an approximate luminance of 70%. It has a hue value of 108° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Ash Gray, Silver (Metallic), Gray (X11 Gray), Spanish Gray, Silver, Silver Sand, Morning Blue and Pale Silver. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #a8aca7 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(168, 172, 167)
#a8aca7
hsl(108, 2.9%, 66.5%)
hsv(108, 2.9%, 67.5%)
lab(69.9, -2.4, 2.1)
xyz(37.9, 40.6, 42.4)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 7538 U
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Pantone 14-5002 TPG
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Pantone 414 U
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RAL 830-2
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RAL 850-3
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RAL D2 140 70 05
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Sherwin-Williams 7652
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Sherwin-Williams 7066
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Sherwin-Williams 7059
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #a8aca7 color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver Sand, Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Ash Gray, Light Gray, Timberwolf, Gainsboro, Platinum, Cultured, Isabelline, White and Baby Powder.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #a8aca7 color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Gray (Web), Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Nickel, Davy's Grey, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Ebony, Onyx, Jet, Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Black Chocolate and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #a8aca7 color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Gray (X11 Gray) and Spanish Gray.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, gray and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Onyx.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of gray, green and magenta colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Jet, Taupe Gray and Rocket Metallic.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of gray, red and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Silver (Metallic), Black Shadows and Charcoal.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of gray, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Charcoal, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic) and Taupe.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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