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Behr Cold Steel (MQ5-20) Paint Color


Color Name: Cold Steel (MQ5-20)
Hex Color Code: #808F98
RGB Color Code: RGB(128, 143, 152)
CMYK Values*: 15.8%, 5.9%, 0.0%, 40.4%





About Cold Steel (MQ5-20) color - its meaning and example


What color is Cold Steel (MQ5-20)?

Cold Steel (MQ5-20) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Cold Steel (MQ5-20) is #808F98, and the RGB color code is RGB(128, 143, 152).

In the RGB color model, Cold Steel (MQ5-20) has a red value of 128, a green value of 143, and a blue value of 152. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 15.8% cyan, 5.9% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 40.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 202.5° (degrees), 10.4 % saturation, and 54.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Cold Steel (MQ5-20) has a hue of 202.5° (degrees), 15.8 % saturation and 59.6 % brightness/value.


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) is cool or warm?

The color Cold Steel (MQ5-20) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Cold Steel (MQ5-20)?

Cold Steel (MQ5-20) has an LRV of nearly 27. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Cold Steel (MQ5-20)

Light Color


Compare LRV 27 of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) 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 27 puts Behr Cold Steel (MQ5-20) paint color in the darker 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


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(128, 143, 152)
Red
128 (50.2%)
Green
143 (56.1%)
Blue
152 (59.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.79%
Magenta
5.92%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
40.39%

HSL

HSL(202.5deg, 10.4 %, 54.9 %)

Hue
202.5°
Saturation
10.43 %.
Lightness
54.90 %.

RYB

RYB(56, 83, 94)
Red
56 (21.8%)
Yellow
83 (32.4%)
Blue
94 (37.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
202.5°
Saturation
15.79 %.
Brightness / Value
59.61 %.

HWB

H: 202.5°

W: 50.20 %

B: 40.39 %

XYZ

X : 24.39

Y : 26.5

Z : 33.54

YXY

Y1 : 26.5

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 49.80%

M : 43.92%

Y : 40.39%


LRV

~ 26.5 %

Munsell Color System

2B 5.7/1.5

CIE-Lab

L : 58.51

A : -3.42

B : -6.6

CIE-Lch

L : 58.51

C : 7.43

H : 242.6

CIE-Luv

L : 58.51

U : -8.45

V : -9.03

Hunter-Lab

L : 51.48

A : -5.51

B : -2.59






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Cold Steel (MQ5-20) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Cold Steel (MQ5-20) (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.



#778899
Light Slate Gray
ΔE - 4.37 (95.6% similar)
#848789
Aluminium
ΔE - 5.77 (94.2% similar)
#708090
Slate Gray
ΔE - 6.32 (93.7% similar)
#91A3B0
Cadet Gray
ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Pantone PMS


#798F9B
PANTONE 8200 C
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#87909A
PANTONE 8180 C
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#7C878E
PANTONE 430 C
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#768692
PANTONE 7544 C
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)


RAL Design


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to RAL Classic


#7A888E
RAL 7000 - Squirrel Gray
ΔE - 2.88 (97.1% similar)
#8C969D
RAL 7001 - Silver Gray
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
#7F868A
RAL 7046 - Telegray 2
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
#8D9295
RAL 7045 - Telegray 1
ΔE - 4.65 (95.4% similar)


British Standard 4800


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to British Standard 4800


#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 5.17 (94.8% similar)
#92969B
BS 02-A-07 - Grey
ΔE - 5.46 (94.5% similar)
#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 6.73 (93.3% similar)





Paint similar to Cold Steel (MQ5-20) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Cold Steel (MQ5-20) (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.


Benjamin Moore


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Benjamin Moore


#81909B
Mineral Alloy (1622)
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
#81929B
Chiswell Blue (CW-660)
ΔE - 1.19 (98.8% similar)
#798E99
Wild Blue Yonder (CSP-620)
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
#8290A0
Oxford Gray (2128-40)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)


PPG Paints


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to PPG Paints


#7B8F99
Chalky Blue (PPG1153-5)
ΔE - 1.77 (98.2% similar)
#858F94
Feldspar (PPG1038-5)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
#838B91
Superhero Gray (PPG0993-5)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
#8D9CA7
Lost At Sea (PPG1040-5)
ΔE - 4.46 (95.5% similar)


Valspar


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Valspar


#7B8C99
Steele Blue (V137-5)
ΔE - 2.10 (97.9% similar)
#7F8B97
Wet Seal (T681)
ΔE - 2.62 (97.4% similar)
#838B93
Blue Cashmere (M339)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#7C878B
Sharkfin (4007-2A)
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)





Behr


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Behr


#8293A0
Coastal Vista (PPU14-06)
ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)
#778590
Forever Denim (PPU14-05)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)
#8D99A1
Teton Blue (N490-4)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)
#74858F
Adirondack Blue (N480-5)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Sherwin Williams


#768B9A
Bracing Blue (SW 6242)
ΔE - 3.22 (96.8% similar)
#7A848D
Storm Cloud (SW 6249)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)
#7D848B
Serious Gray (SW 6256)
ΔE - 4.68 (95.3% similar)
#899CAA
Daphne (SW 9151)
ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Cold Steel (MQ5-20) to Dunn-Edwards


#8A99A4
Hamilton Blue (DE 6333)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)
#8599A8
Silver Storm (DE 5822)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
#718B9A
China Clay (DE 5802)
ΔE - 4.15 (95.9% similar)
#8F9AA4
Canadian Lake (DE 6340)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)








Color Combinations


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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


Cold Steel (MQ5-20) - #808F98 Color Images and Patterns


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