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Description and conversion results of color RAL 840-2

It is a bright grayish yellow color having an approximate luminance of 85%. It has a hue value of 48° indicating that this is a warm color.

 

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color RAL 840-2 to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (215, 213, 205) #d7d5cd hsl (48, 11.1%, 82.4%) hsv (48, 4.7%, 84.3%) lab (85.2, -0.7, 4.2) xyz (62.8, 66.4, 67.3)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

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The following table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

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   Pantone 9081 UBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 9081 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 12-0404 TPGBUY PAINT >>
   RAL 110-2BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 9002BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 110-5BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 7647BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 9166BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 7653BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to RAL 840-2 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 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish yellow color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.


This color scale contains similar colors to Platinum, Timberwolf, Alabaster, Gainsboro, Isabelline, Cultured, Baby Powder and White.


Shades

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


This color scale contains similar colors to Spanish Gray, Quick Silver, Silver Chalice, Middle Grey, Nickel, Dim Gray, Sonic Silver, Granite Gray, Black Olive, Onyx, Davy's Grey, Jet, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Black Chocolate and Charleston Green.


Tones

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


This color scale contains similar colors to Timberwolf, Light Gray, Gainsboro and Platinum.

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, yellow and gray colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Davy's Grey 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 gray and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Nickel, Sonic Silver, Dark Liver, Charcoal, Silver (Metallic) and Silver Chalice.


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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of gray, rose and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Nickel, Sonic Silver, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Silver Chalice and Quick Silver.


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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of gray, cyan, blue and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Nickel, Sonic Silver, Outer Space (Crayola), Black Olive, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Charcoal, Silver (Metallic), Black Coffee and Black Shadows.

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