RAL 180-2

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RAL Effect RAL 180-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 180-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 180-2. 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 180-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 180-2 for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 180-2

RAL 180-2 has an LRV of 58.23% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 58.23% 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 180-2 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 180-2 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

185, 205, 221

Is RAL Effect RAL 180-2 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 207° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 180-2 HSL code: 207, 35%, 80%

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 180-2 vs RAL 170-6

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

RAL Effect  RAL 180-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 170-6RAL Effect  RAL 180-2
LRV: 58.23%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 57.2%
Light color
Temperature: cold

RAL 180-2 vs RAL 180-5

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 180-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 180-5RAL Effect  RAL 180-2
LRV: 58.23%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 67.75%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#B9CDDDcopy color code
RGB Decimal185, 205, 221copy color code
RGB Percent72.55%, 80.39%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 207° Saturation: 16.29% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(207, 35, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 16.29 Magenta: 7.24 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 200.844 I: -17.06 Q: 0.748copy color code
XYZX: 54.886 Y: 59.196 Z: 76.921copy color code
CIE LabL:81.399 a:-3.457 b:-10.195copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.399 u:-11.397 v:-15.212copy color code
Decimal12176861copy color code
Hunter lab76.939, -7.307, -5.419copy color code
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