RAL Effect RAL 860-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 860-1 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 860-1. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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 860-1
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Brand:RAL Effect

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What are RAL Effect RAL 860-1 undertones?

Blue is RAL Effect RAL 860-1 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

216, 218, 219

Is RAL Effect RAL 860-1 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 860-1 HSL code: 200, 4%, 85%

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 Grey 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 860-1 vs RAL 110-2

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

RAL Effect  RAL 860-1 vs RAL Effect  RAL 110-2Open  RAL 860-1
LRV: 69.64%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 71.73%
Light color
Temperature: warm

RAL 860-1 vs RAL 210-4

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

RAL Effect  RAL 860-1 vs RAL Effect  RAL 210-4Open  RAL 860-1
LRV: 69.64%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 75.09%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

LRV of RAL 860-1

RAL 860-1 has an LRV of 69.64% 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 69.64% 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.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#D8DADBcopy color code
RGB Decimal216, 218, 219copy color code
RGB Percent84.71%, 85.49%, 85.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 200° Saturation: 1.37% Value: 85.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 4, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.37 Magenta: 0.46 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 14.12copy color code
YIQY: 217.516 I: -1.513 Q: -0.112copy color code
XYZX: 66.173 Y: 69.856 Z: 76.996copy color code
CIE LabL:86.926 a:-0.497 b:-0.724copy color code
CIE LuvL:86.926 u:-1.178 v:-1.016copy color code
Decimal14211803copy color code
Hunter lab83.58, -4.94, 3.886copy color code