What is RAL colour chart?

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The RAL colour chart, or the “RAL colours”, is a specialized chart created by the RAL colour Institute to display different colours of paint, powder, varnish, plastics, etc. This chart is the standart one used when choosing colours with which to paint your walls, varnish for furniture, architecture, road safety items, industry and construction.

In addition to the Classic chart, named RAL k7 and including 215 standart, regular colours with no particular sheen or shimmer you can also see the refference chart specifically dedicated for, the glossy, metallic and pearlescent coatings. Depending on what kind of colours suit your needs, and the RAL Institute has even developed a special software so design industry developers can display paint colours accurately on their products.

If you want to get an approved, official RAL colour standart you need to check for the special hologram that all the official RAL products feature since 2013 to make counterfeits difficult to produce.

RAL Colour charts

These RAL Colour charts contain all swatches within each categorised set along with number codes or names (if assigned) in every language available (Including English, German, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish).

Explore the vast versatility of RAL Colours with our quick and easy online conversion tools. You can convert or match between various color systems to find perfect RAL spectrum fit for your needs.
These tools are highly valued by color designers, interior architects and other professionals that often work with color schemes. We hope that these color conversions will help you to achieve the ideal color harmony in your daily projects.