Grey Aluminium

HEX #868581 / RGB (134, 133, 129)

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What is Grey Aluminium Color?

Grey Aluminium (Hex code: 868581) Thumbnail

Grey Aluminium color hex code is #868581 and RGB (134, 133, 129). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 48°, saturation of 4% and a brightness of 53%. The CMYK values of Grey Aluminium are C:0 M:1 Y:4 K:48.

Grey aluminium color is included in the RAL Classic list where it is numbered 9007. It can be applied on a web page with HTML and CSS via the hex, RGB, CMYK and/or HSB color codes.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Grey Aluminium Color Codes

Hex Code#868581
RGB Values(134, 133, 129)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 4%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 4%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#797A7E [Gray (HTML/CSS Gray)]
Closest Pantone®403 C
Complementary Color#818286 [Old Silver]
Grey Aluminium Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Grey Aluminium Color Palettes

Grey Aluminium is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 868581. Complementary color is 818286

Complementary Palette

The complement of Grey Aluminium is Old Silver with the hex code #818286. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #868581 color is offered by #818286. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (868581, 858681 and 868381)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Grey Aluminium (#868581) are Titanium (#858681) and Old Silver (#868381). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Grey Aluminium with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (868581, 818586 and 838186)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Grey Aluminium (#868581) are #818586 (Old Silver) and #838186 (Old Silver). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (868581, 818685 and 858186)

Triadic Palette

Grey Aluminium triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #818685 (Old Silver) and #858186 (Old Silver) along with #868581 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (868581, 818685, 818286 and 868182)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Grey Aluminium has four colors - #818685 (Old Silver), #818286 (Old Silver) and #868182 (Old Silver) in addition to the base color (#868581). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (868581, 818683, 818286 and 868185)

Square Palette

Grey Aluminium square color palette has #818683 (Old Silver), #818286 (Old Silver) and #868185 (Old Silver). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Grey Aluminium Color Rainbow Palette

Our Grey Aluminium rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Grey Aluminium Color


  • Transparent 9E9D9A#9E9D9A
  • Transparent AAAAA7#AAAAA7
  • Transparent B6B6B3#B6B6B3
  • Transparent C3C2C0#C3C2C0
  • Transparent CFCECD#CFCECD
  • Transparent DBDAD9#DBDAD9
  • Transparent E7E7E6#E7E7E6
  • Transparent F3F3F2#F3F3F2


  • Transparent 858481#858481
  • Transparent 848481#848481
  • Transparent 848381#848381
  • Transparent 838381#838381
  • Transparent 828280#828280
  • Transparent 828280#828280
  • Transparent 818180#818180
  • Transparent 818180#818180


  • Transparent 6B6A67#6B6A67
  • Transparent 5E5D5A#5E5D5A
  • Transparent 50504D#50504D
  • Transparent 434341#434341
  • Transparent 363534#363534
  • Transparent 282827#282827
  • Transparent 1B1B1A#1B1B1A
  • Transparent 0D0D0D#0D0D0D

Grey Aluminium Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Aluminium Plaid Pattern

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