Description and conversion results of color Pantone 401 U

It is a bright gray color having an approximate luminance of 71%. It has a hue value of 17° indicating that this is a warm color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Pantone 401 U to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(179, 174, 172)
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hsl(17.1, 4.4%, 68.8%)
hsv(17.1, 3.9%, 70.2%)
lab(71.4, 1.4, 1.6)
xyz(41.2, 42.8, 45.1)

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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 Warm Gray 4 U
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Pantone 15-0000 TPG
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Pantone 15-0703 TPG
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RAL 860-M
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RAL 120-M
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RAL D2 060 70 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6003
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Sherwin-Williams 6276
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Sherwin-Williams 7079
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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 Pantone 401 U color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver (Crayola), Pale Silver, Light Gray, Timberwolf, Gainsboro, Platinum, Cultured, Isabelline, Snow and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Pantone 401 U color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to black. The warmness 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, Middle Grey, Davy's Grey, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Dark Liver, Jet, Onyx, Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Smoky Black and Black Chocolate.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Pantone 401 U color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to gray. The warmness 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) and Gray (X11 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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Black Olive, 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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, gray, cyan and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Middle Grey, Old Silver, Timberwolf, Light Gray, Outer Space (Crayola), Gray (Web) and Gainsboro.

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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Black Olive and Onyx.

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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Onyx and Silver (Metallic).

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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