RAL 840-6

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RAL Effect RAL 840-6 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 840-6 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 840-6. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 840-6
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 840-6 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 840-6

RAL 840-6 has an LRV of 5.92% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 5.92% 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 840-6 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 840-6 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

71, 65, 53

Is RAL Effect RAL 840-6 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 40° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 840-6 HSL code: 40, 15%, 24%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 840-6 vs Yellow olive RAL 6014

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

RAL Effect  RAL 840-6 vs RAL Classic  Yellow olive RAL 6014RAL Effect  RAL 840-6
LRV: 5.92%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 7.84%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

RAL 840-6 vs Grey brown RAL 8019

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

RAL Effect  RAL 840-6 vs RAL Classic  Grey brown RAL 8019RAL Effect  RAL 840-6
LRV: 5.92%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.88%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#474135copy color code
RGB Decimal71, 65, 53copy color code
RGB Percent27.84%, 25.49%, 20.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 25.35% Value: 27.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 15, 24)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.45 Yellow: 25.35 Key: 72.16copy color code
YIQY: 65.426 I: 7.432 Q: -2.465copy color code
XYZX: 5.131 Y: 5.377 Z: 4.135copy color code
CIE LabL:27.784 a:0.25 b:8.265copy color code
CIE LuvL:27.784 u:4.04 v:8.855copy color code
Decimal4669749copy color code
Hunter lab23.189, -1.082, 5.66copy color code
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