RAL 9004

RAL Classic Signal black

RAL Classic Signal black RAL 9004 paint color review

Color code:RAL 9004
Color name: Signal black
Brand:RAL Classic

RAL 9004 Signal black is a dark black shade with a luxurious appearance. RAL 9004 works particularly well in modern and minimalist design styles, as well as in industrial and urban settings.

The nearest colors to RAL 9004 are RAL Classic Traffic black and RAL Effect RAL 790-4, which are also dark black colors.

Signal black for bedroom

  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 9004 bedroom
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 9004 bedroom
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 9004 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Signal black on kitchen cabinets

  • Signal black RAL 9004 kitchen cabinets
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 kitchen cabinets
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Signal black for exterior

  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted barnhouse exterior
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 exterior paint
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted barnhouse exterior
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 exterior paint
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted barnhouse exterior
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 exterior paint
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Signal black reviews

  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted tv stand
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted roof beams
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted closet
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted cabinets
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  • Signal black RAL 9004 painted stairs
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 9004 kitchen interior
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  • RAL Classic undefined RAL 9004 kitchen review
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Signal black

Signal black RAL 9004 has an LRV of 5.69% 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 5.69% 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 Classic Signal black undertones?

Blue and Purple are RAL Classic Signal black undertones 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:

#2B2B2C

RGB code:

43, 43, 44

Is RAL Classic Signal black RAL 9004 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 240° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

RAL 9004 Signal black HSL code: 240, 1%, 17%

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 Grey 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with RAL Classic Signal black:

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Signal black RAL 9004 vs Fir green RAL 6009

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

RAL Classic  Signal black RAL 9004 vs RAL Classic  Fir green RAL 6009RAL Classic  Signal black RAL 9004
LRV: 5.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.11%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Signal black RAL 9004 vs Brown green RAL 6008

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

RAL Classic  Signal black RAL 9004 vs RAL Classic  Brown green RAL 6008RAL Classic  Signal black RAL 9004
LRV: 5.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.05%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

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.

FormatCode
HEX#2B2B2Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal43, 43, 44copy color code
RGB Percent16.86%, 16.86%, 17.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 240° Saturation: 2.27% Value: 17.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(240, 1, 17)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.27 Magenta: 2.27 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 82.75copy color code
YIQY: 43.114 I: -0.321 Q: 0.311copy color code
XYZX: 2.315 Y: 2.423 Z: 2.728copy color code
CIE LabL:17.568 a:0.24 b:-0.647copy color code
CIE LuvL:17.568 u:-0.046 v:-0.639copy color code
Decimal2829100copy color code
Hunter lab15.567, -0.7, 0.506copy color code
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