RAL 870-2

RAL Effect

RAL Effect RAL 870-2 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full RAL 870-2 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful RAL 870-2. 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 870-2
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Brand:RAL Effect

RAL 870-2 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of RAL 870-2

RAL 870-2 has an LRV of 29.7% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 29.70% 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 870-2 undertones?

Red is RAL Effect RAL 870-2 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

150, 147, 146

Is RAL Effect RAL 870-2 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 15° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 870-2 HSL code: 15, 2%, 58%

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 870-2 vs RAL 820-M

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

RAL Effect  RAL 870-2 vs RAL Effect  RAL 820-MRAL Effect  RAL 870-2
LRV: 29.7%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.63%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

RAL 870-2 vs Traffic grey A RAL 7042

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

RAL Effect  RAL 870-2 vs RAL Classic  Traffic grey A RAL 7042RAL Effect  RAL 870-2
LRV: 29.7%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.93%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#969392copy color code
RGB Decimal150, 147, 146copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 57.65%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 15° Saturation: 2.67% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(15, 2, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.0 Yellow: 2.67 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 147.783 I: 2.109 Q: 0.323copy color code
XYZX: 28.199 Y: 29.427 Z: 31.381copy color code
CIE LabL:61.157 a:0.906 b:0.92copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.157 u:1.781 v:1.157copy color code
Decimal9868178copy color code
Hunter lab54.247, -2.143, 3.674copy color code
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