Silver Grey (RAL)

HEX #8E969D / RGB (142, 150, 157)

Silver Grey Washing Machines

What is Silver Grey (RAL) Color?

Silver Grey (RAL) (Hex code: 8E969D) Thumbnail

Silver Grey (RAL) color hex code is #8E969D and RGB (142, 150, 157). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 208°, saturation of 10% and a brightness of 62%. The CMYK values of Silver Grey (RAL) are C:10 M:5 Y:0 K:38.

Silver grey is from the RAL Classic list where it is included as 7001. The color can be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS code via the HSL, RGB and/or hex values. RAL colors are used extensively in several European countries including Germany, Italy, France etc.
Please note: The CMYK values displayed on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex color code using known formulae.

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.

Silver Grey (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#8E969D
RGB Values(142, 150, 157)
CMYK Values(10%, 5%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 10%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#716962 [Dim Gray]
Closest Pantone®443 C
Complementary Color#9D958E [Spanish Gray]
Silver Grey (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#969696
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Silver Grey (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8E969D. Complementary color is 9D958E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Silver Grey (RAL) is Spanish Gray with the hex code #9D958E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E969D color is offered by #9D958E. 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 (8E969D, 8E8F9D and 8E9D9D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Silver Grey (RAL) (#8E969D) are Roman Silver (#8E8F9D) and Morning Blue (#8E9D9D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Silver Grey (RAL) 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 (8E969D, 9D8E8F and 9D9D8E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Silver Grey (RAL) (#8E969D) are #9D8E8F (Spanish Gray) and #9D9D8E (Spanish Gray). 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 (8E969D, 9D8E96 and 969D8E)

Triadic Palette

Silver Grey (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9D8E96 (Spanish Gray) and #969D8E (Spanish Gray) along with #8E969D 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 (8E969D, 9D8E96, 9D958E and 8E9D95)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Silver Grey (RAL) has four colors - #9D8E96 (Spanish Gray), #9D958E (Spanish Gray) and #8E9D95 (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#8E969D). 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 (8E969D, 9D8E9D, 9D958E and 8F9D8E)

Square Palette

Silver Grey (RAL) square color palette has #9D8E9D (Deep Amethyst), #9D958E (Spanish Gray) and #8F9D8E (Morning Blue). 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

Silver Grey (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Silver Grey (RAL) 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 Silver Grey (RAL) Color


  • Transparent A5ABB1#A5ABB1
  • Transparent B0B6BA#B0B6BA
  • Transparent BBC0C4#BBC0C4
  • Transparent C7CBCE#C7CBCE
  • Transparent D2D5D8#D2D5D8
  • Transparent DDE0E2#DDE0E2
  • Transparent E8EAEB#E8EAEB
  • Transparent F4F5F5#F4F5F5


  • Transparent 8B9297#8B9297
  • Transparent 8A8F94#8A8F94
  • Transparent 888D91#888D91
  • Transparent 878B8F#878B8F
  • Transparent 86898C#86898C
  • Transparent 848789#848789
  • Transparent 838486#838486
  • Transparent 818283#818283


  • Transparent 72787E#72787E
  • Transparent 63696E#63696E
  • Transparent 555A5E#555A5E
  • Transparent 474B4F#474B4F
  • Transparent 393C3F#393C3F
  • Transparent 2B2D2F#2B2D2F
  • Transparent 1C1E1F#1C1E1F
  • Transparent 0E0F10#0E0F10

Silver Grey (RAL) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Grey (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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