RAL 850-2

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 850-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 850-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 850-2. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:RAL 850-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

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LRV of RAL 850-2

RAL 850-2 has an LRV of 43.6% 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 43.60% 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 850-2 undertones?

Yellow is RAL Effect RAL 850-2 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#B1B1AA

RGB code:

177, 177, 170

Is RAL Effect RAL 850-2 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 850-2 HSL code: 60, 4%, 68%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 850-2 vs RAL 840-3

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 850-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 840-3RAL Effect  RAL 850-2
LRV: 43.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 45.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

RAL 850-2 vs RAL 770-5

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

RAL Effect  RAL 850-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 770-5RAL Effect  RAL 850-2
LRV: 43.6%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 42.77%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#B1B1AAcopy color code
RGB Decimal177, 177, 170copy color code
RGB Percent69.41%, 69.41%, 66.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 3.95% Value: 69.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 4, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.95 Key: 30.59copy color code
YIQY: 176.202 I: 2.249 Q: -2.178copy color code
XYZX: 41.108 Y: 43.694 Z: 44.287copy color code
CIE LabL:72.023 a:-1.289 b:3.58copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.023 u:0.392 v:5.438copy color code
Decimal11645354copy color code
Hunter lab66.101, -4.67, 6.547copy color code
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