RAL 440-3

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RAL Effect RAL 440-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 440-3 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 440-3. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 440-3
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 440-3

RAL 440-3 has an LRV of 12.35% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 12.35% 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 440-3 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 440-3 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#BA3C3E

RGB code:

186, 60, 62

Is RAL Effect RAL 440-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 359° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 440-3 HSL code: 359, 51%, 48%

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.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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 440-3 vs RAL 460-M

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 440-3 vs RAL Effect  RAL 460-MRAL Effect  RAL 440-3
LRV: 12.35%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

RAL 440-3 vs Orient red RAL 3031

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

RAL Effect  RAL 440-3 vs RAL Classic  Orient red RAL 3031RAL Effect  RAL 440-3
LRV: 12.35%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#BA3C3Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal186, 60, 62copy color code
RGB Percent72.94%, 23.53%, 24.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 359° Saturation: 67.74% Value: 72.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(359, 51, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 67.74 Yellow: 66.67 Key: 27.06copy color code
YIQY: 97.902 I: 74.441 Q: 27.276copy color code
XYZX: 22.737 Y: 14.022 Z: 6.065copy color code
CIE LabL:44.264 a:50.627 b:27.521copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.264 u:94.447 v:19.517copy color code
Decimal12205118copy color code
Hunter lab37.446, 42.856, 16.608copy color code
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