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Behr Classic Silver (PPU18-11) Paint Color


Color Name: Classic Silver (PPU18-11)
Hex Color Code: #B9B9B4
RGB Color Code: RGB(185, 185, 180)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 0.0%, 2.7%, 27.5%





About Classic Silver (PPU18-11) color - its meaning and example


What color is Classic Silver (PPU18-11)?

Classic Silver (PPU18-11) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Classic Silver (PPU18-11) is #B9B9B4, and the RGB color code is RGB(185, 185, 180).

In the RGB color model, Classic Silver (PPU18-11) has a red value of 185, a green value of 185, and a blue value of 180. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 2.7% yellow, and 27.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 60° (degrees), 3.4 % saturation, and 71.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Classic Silver (PPU18-11) has a hue of 60° (degrees), 2.7 % saturation and 72.5 % brightness/value.


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) is cool or warm?

The color Classic Silver (PPU18-11) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Classic Silver (PPU18-11)?

Classic Silver (PPU18-11) has an LRV of nearly 48. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Classic Silver (PPU18-11)

Light Color


Compare LRV 48 of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 48 puts Behr Classic Silver (PPU18-11) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(185, 185, 180)
Red
185 (72.5%)
Green
185 (72.5%)
Blue
180 (70.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
0.00%
Yellow
2.70%
Key
27.45%

HSL

HSL(60deg, 3.4 %, 71.6 %)

Hue
60°
Saturation
3.45 %.
Lightness
71.57 %.

RYB

RYB(32, 62, 51)
Red
32 (12.4%)
Yellow
62 (24.3%)
Blue
51 (19.9%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
60°
Saturation
2.70 %.
Brightness / Value
72.55 %.

HWB

H: 60°

W: 70.59 %

B: 27.45 %

XYZ

X : 45.59

Y : 48.31

Z : 50.1

YXY

Y1 : 48.31

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.34

CMY

C : 27.45%

M : 27.45%

Y : 29.41%


LRV

~ 48.3 %

Munsell Color System

4.8GY 7.4/0.5

CIE-Lab

L : 75.02

A : -0.91

B : 2.52

CIE-Lch

L : 75.02

C : 2.68

H : 109.9

CIE-Luv

L : 75.02

U : 0.28

V : 3.88

Hunter-Lab

L : 69.5

A : -4.53

B : 5.91






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Classic Silver (PPU18-11) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Classic Silver (PPU18-11) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#BEBEBE
Medium Gray
ΔE - 3.06 (96.9% similar)
#C0C0C0
Silver
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
#A9A9A9
Dark Gray
ΔE - 5.13 (94.9% similar)
#C9C0BB
Pale Silver
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Pantone PMS


#B2B4B2
PANTONE 421 C
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#B9BBBB
PANTONE 10103 C
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
#B1B3B3
PANTONE Cool Gray 5 C
ΔE - 3.11 (96.9% similar)
#C4BFB6
PANTONE 400 C
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to RAL Classic


#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 2.71 (97.3% similar)
#B7B3A8
RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
#C5C7C4
RAL 7035 - Light Gray
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)
#C8C8C7
RAL 7047 - Telegray 4
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)


RAL Design


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to RAL Design


#BABABA
RAL 000 75 00 - Marble Grey
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
#ACADAC
RAL 000 70 00 - Light Grey
ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
#AEADA3
RAL 100 70 05 - Smoky White
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
#C9C8C7
RAL 000 80 00 - Foggy Grey
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)


British Standard 4800


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to British Standard 4800


#B6B6B6
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
#BDBDBD
BS 22-C-35 - Purple
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#BFBFBF
BS 18-B-17 - Silver Haze
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)





Paint similar to Classic Silver (PPU18-11) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Classic Silver (PPU18-11) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


PPG Paints


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to PPG Paints


#BBBAB5
Fresh Granite (PPG0997-3)
ΔE - 0.62 (99.4% similar)
#B7B9B5
Gray Stone (PPG1009-4)
ΔE - 1.03 (99.0% similar)
#B9B8B5
Pigeon Feather (PPG0995-4)
ΔE - 1.30 (98.7% similar)
#C2BDBA
Gray Shadows (PPG1005-3)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Benjamin Moore


#B8BAB6
Coventry Gray (HC-169)
ΔE - 1.04 (99.0% similar)
#C1BFBA
Smoke Embers (1466)
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)
#B4B2AE
Baltic Gray (1467)
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
#B6B4B2
Nightingale (AF-670)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Sherwin Williams


#BAB9B6
March Wind (SW 7668)
ΔE - 1.29 (98.7% similar)
#C2C0BB
Light French Gray (SW 0055)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#C3C1BC
Knitting Needles (SW 7672)
ΔE - 2.45 (97.6% similar)
#B8BCBB
Monorail Silver (SW 7663)
ΔE - 2.64 (97.4% similar)





Behr


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Behr


#BDBEB9
Hailstorm Gray (PPU24-17)
ΔE - 1.36 (98.6% similar)
#C4C0BB
Natural Gray (PPU18-10)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.1% similar)
#B8BCBC
French Silver (PPU18-05)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#B1B0AF
Sparrow (780F-4)
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)


Valspar


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Valspar


#B3B4B0
Urban Sunrise (4004-1B)
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
#B1B4B2
Polished Silver (4008-1B)
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
#C0C2C2
Rocky Shelter (8006-11C)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)
#BCC2C2
Shallow Skies (V116-1)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Classic Silver (PPU18-11) to Dunn-Edwards


#C3C0BB
Gray Pearl (DEC 795)
ΔE - 2.55 (97.4% similar)
#C7C7C2
Dolphin Tales (DET 600)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
#C0C3C4
Foil (DE 6360)
ΔE - 4.13 (95.9% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Classic Silver (PPU18-11) - #B9B9B4 color palettes and coordinating colors



Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Classic Silver (PPU18-11) - #B9B9B4 Color Images and Patterns


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