RAL 470-4

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RAL Effect RAL 470-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 470-4 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 470-4. 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 470-4
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 470-4

RAL 470-4 has an LRV of 18.06% 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 18.06% 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 470-4 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 470-4 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

202, 77, 103

Is RAL Effect RAL 470-4 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 348° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 470-4 HSL code: 348, 54%, 55%

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 470-4 vs Rose RAL 3017

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 470-4 vs RAL Classic  Rose RAL 3017RAL Effect  RAL 470-4
LRV: 18.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.06%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

RAL 470-4 vs RAL 510-5

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

RAL Effect  RAL 470-4 vs RAL Effect  RAL 510-5RAL Effect  RAL 470-4
LRV: 18.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.06%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CA4D67copy color code
RGB Decimal202, 77, 103copy color code
RGB Percent79.22%, 30.20%, 40.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 348° Saturation: 61.88% Value: 79.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(348, 54, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 61.88 Yellow: 49.01 Key: 20.78copy color code
YIQY: 117.339 I: 66.133 Q: 34.533copy color code
XYZX: 29.461 Y: 18.847 Z: 14.915copy color code
CIE LabL:50.508 a:51.71 b:11.571copy color code
CIE LuvL:50.508 u:86.894 v:4.542copy color code
Decimal13258087copy color code
Hunter lab43.413, 45.161, 10.02copy color code
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