#A3A3A3 Hex Code

Color Name: Quick Silver

What is hex #A3A3A3 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A3A3A3 is Quick Silver. The RGB values are (163, 163, 163) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A3A3A3 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Hex #A3A3A3 Color Codes

Color NameQuick Silver
RGB Values(163, 163, 163)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5C5C5C [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®422 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#A3A3A3 [Quick Silver]
#A3A3A3 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Luma)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

Hex #A3A3A3 Color Palettes

A3A3A3 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A3A3A3. Complementary color is A3A3A3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A3A3A3 is #A3A3A3 which is called Quick Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A3A3A3 color is offered by #A3A3A3. 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 (A3A3A3, A3A3A3 and A3A3A3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A3A3A3 are #A3A3A3 and #A3A3A3, called Quick Silver and Quick Silver, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A3A3A3 with a 30° separation. 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 (A3A3A3, A3A3A3 and A3A3A3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A3A3A3 are #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver) and #A3A3A3 (Quick 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 (A3A3A3, A3A3A3 and A3A3A3)

Triadic Palette

#A3A3A3 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver) and #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver) along with #A3A3A3, our main color, 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 (A3A3A3, A3A3A3, A3A3A3 and A3A3A3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A3A3A3 has #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver), #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver) and #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (A3A3A3, A3A3A3, A3A3A3 and A3A3A3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A3A3A3 contains #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver), #A3A3A3 (Quick Silver) and #A3A3A3 (Quick 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

Hex #A3A3A3 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A3A3A3 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Quick Silver Color


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#A3A3A3 Color Patterns

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    Quick Silver Gingham Checks

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    Quick Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Quick Silver Polka Dots Pattern

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    Quick Silver Honeycomb Pattern

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    Quick Silver Leaves Pattern

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    Quick Silver Houndstooth Pattern

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    Quick Silver Trellis Pattern

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    Quick Silver Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.