RAL 170-2

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 170-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 170-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 170-2. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 170-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 170-2 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

RAL 170-2 reviews

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of RAL 170-2

RAL 170-2 has an LRV of 41.74% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 41.74% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are RAL Effect RAL 170-2 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 170-2 undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

166, 173, 189

Is RAL Effect RAL 170-2 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 222° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 170-2 HSL code: 222, 15%, 70%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

RAL 170-2 vs RAL 190-6

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 170-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 190-6RAL Effect  RAL 170-2
LRV: 41.74%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 47.85%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#A6ADBDcopy color code
RGB Decimal166, 173, 189copy color code
RGB Percent65.10%, 67.84%, 74.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 222° Saturation: 12.17% Value: 74.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(222, 15, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 12.17 Magenta: 8.47 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 25.88copy color code
YIQY: 172.731 I: -9.313 Q: 3.498copy color code
XYZX: 39.852 Y: 41.668 Z: 54.073copy color code
CIE LabL:70.641 a:0.778 b:-9.0copy color code
CIE LuvL:70.641 u:-4.689 v:-13.708copy color code
Decimal10923453copy color code
Hunter lab64.551, -2.762, -4.481copy color code
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