#B6B9B9 Hex Code

Color Name: Ash Gray

What is hex #B6B9B9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B6B9B9 is Ash Gray. The RGB values are (182, 185, 185) which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B6B9B9 has a hue of 180°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #B6B9B9 Color Codes

Color NameAsh Gray
RGB Values(182, 185, 185)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 2%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#494646 [Outer Space]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#B9B6B6 [Philippine Silver]
#B6B9B9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B8B8B8
Desaturated#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Hex #B6B9B9 Color Palettes

B6B9B9 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B6B9B9. Complementary color is B9B6B6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B6B9B9 is #B9B6B6 which is called Philippine Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B6B9B9 color is offered by #B9B6B6. 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 (B6B9B9, B6B8B9 and B6B9B8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B6B9B9 are #B6B8B9 and #B6B9B8, called Ash Gray and Ash Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B6B9B9 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 (B6B9B9, B9B6B8 and B9B8B6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B6B9B9 are #B9B6B8 (Philippine Silver) and #B9B8B6 (Philippine 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 (B6B9B9, B9B6B9 and B9B9B6)

Triadic Palette

#B6B9B9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B9B6B9 (Philippine Silver) and #B9B9B6 (Ash Gray) along with #B6B9B9, 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 (B6B9B9, B9B6B9, B9B6B6 and B6B9B6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B6B9B9 has #B9B6B9 (Philippine Silver), #B9B6B6 (Philippine Silver) and #B6B9B6 (Ash Gray). 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 (B6B9B9, B8B6B9, B9B6B6 and B8B9B6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B6B9B9 contains #B8B6B9 (Philippine Silver), #B9B6B6 (Philippine Silver) and #B8B9B6 (Ash Gray). 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 #B6B9B9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B6B9B9 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.

#B6B9B9 Color Patterns

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    Ash Gray Gingham Checks

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    Ash Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Ash Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Ash Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Ash Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Ash Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Ash Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Ash Gray 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.