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Sherwin Williams Secure Blue (SW 6508) Paint Color


Color Name: Secure Blue (SW 6508)
Hex Color Code: #5389A1
RGB Color Code: RGB(83, 137, 161)
CMYK Values*: 48.4%, 14.9%, 0.0%, 36.9%





About Secure Blue (SW 6508) color - its meaning and example


What color is Secure Blue (SW 6508)?

Secure Blue (SW 6508) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Secure Blue (SW 6508) is #5389A1, and the RGB color code is RGB(83, 137, 161).

In the RGB color model, Secure Blue (SW 6508) has a red value of 83, a green value of 137, and a blue value of 161. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 48.4% cyan, 14.9% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 36.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 198.5° (degrees), 32.0 % saturation, and 47.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Secure Blue (SW 6508) has a hue of 198.5° (degrees), 48.4 % saturation and 63.1 % brightness/value.


Secure Blue (SW 6508) is cool or warm?

The color Secure Blue (SW 6508) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Secure Blue (SW 6508)?

Secure Blue (SW 6508) has an LRV of nearly 22. By LRV value, it is a medium dark 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

Secure Blue (SW 6508)

Light Color


Compare LRV 22 of Secure Blue (SW 6508) 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 22 puts Sherwin Williams Secure Blue (SW 6508) 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


Secure Blue (SW 6508) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(83, 137, 161)
Red
83 (32.5%)
Green
137 (53.7%)
Blue
161 (63.1%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
48.45%
Magenta
14.91%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
36.86%

HSL

HSL(198.46deg, 32.0 %, 47.8 %)

Hue
198.46°
Saturation
31.97 %.
Lightness
47.84 %.

RYB

RYB(51, 83, 120)
Red
51 (20.0%)
Yellow
83 (32.5%)
Blue
120 (46.9%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
198.46°
Saturation
48.45 %.
Brightness / Value
63.14 %.

HWB

H: 198.46°

W: 32.55 %

B: 36.86 %

XYZ

X : 18.95

Y : 22.3

Z : 37.02

YXY

Y1 : 22.3

X : 0.24

Y2 : 0.28

CMY

C : 67.45%

M : 46.27%

Y : 36.86%


LRV

~ 22.3 %

Munsell Color System

4.4B 5.3/4.7

CIE-Lab

L : 54.35

A : -11.15

B : -18.31

CIE-Lch

L : 54.35

C : 21.43

H : 238.67

CIE-Luv

L : 54.35

U : -24.53

V : -25.62

Hunter-Lab

L : 47.23

A : -11.04

B : -13.42






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Secure Blue (SW 6508) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Secure Blue (SW 6508) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.



#5D8AA8
Air Force Blue (RAF)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)
#0093AF
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ΔE - 6.80 (93.2% similar)
#0087BD
Blue (NCS)
ΔE - 7.71 (92.3% similar)
#4682B4
Steel Blue
ΔE - 7.99 (92.0% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Pantone PMS


#5489A3
PANTONE 2208 C
ΔE - 0.92 (99.1% similar)
#51829E
PANTONE 8202 C
ΔE - 3.27 (96.7% similar)
#67899C
PANTONE 8201 C
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
#4B88AC
PANTONE 10270 C
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)


Pantone TCX


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to RAL Classic


#6093AC
RAL 5024 - Pastel Blue
ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)
#0089B6
RAL 5012 - Light Blue
ΔE - 6.26 (93.7% similar)
#637D96
RAL 5014 - Pigeon Blue
ΔE - 7.78 (92.2% similar)


RAL Design


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to British Standard 4800


#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)





Paint similar to Secure Blue (SW 6508) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Secure Blue (SW 6508) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Sherwin Williams


#5389A1
Secure Blue (SW 6508)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#6591A8
Blue Cruise (SW 7606)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
#6A8EA1
Leisure Blue (SW 6515)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Dunn-Edwards


#5187A0
Raging Tide (DE 5809)
ΔE - 0.83 (99.2% similar)
#648FA4
Salt Box Blue (DET 562)
ΔE - 3.19 (96.8% similar)
#508FA2
Aegean Sea (DE 5788)
ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)
#65869B
Seal Pup (DE 5816)
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Benjamin Moore


#548DA7
Blue Daisy (2062-40)
ΔE - 1.52 (98.5% similar)
#618697
Buckland Blue (HC-151)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
#3C829F
Randolph Blue (CW-615)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)
#63879F
Blue Nose (1678)
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)





Behr


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Behr


#50859E
Jay Bird (S490-5)
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
#5285A4
Hemisphere (M500-4)
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)
#5492AF
Jet Ski (M490-5)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)
#508A9A
Blue Square (S460-5)
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)


Valspar


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to Valspar


#5D8699
Brookside (4008-6A)
ΔE - 2.41 (97.6% similar)
#5190A9
Chivalry (M347)
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
#4083A2
Lake Henry (V070-5)
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
#4891B0
Rushing Rapids (5001-8A)
ΔE - 3.49 (96.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Secure Blue (SW 6508) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Secure Blue (SW 6508) to PPG Paints


#528BAB
Cosmopolitan (PPG1158-5)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#5692B2
Vanity (PPG1157-5)
ΔE - 4.04 (96.0% similar)
#638496
Granite Falls (PPG1152-5)
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)
#5397B7
Hush-A-Bye (PPG1238-5)
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Secure Blue (SW 6508) - #5389A1 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


Secure Blue (SW 6508) - #5389A1 Color Images and Patterns


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