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Silver Steel Color

HEX #9BA1AB / RGB (155, 161, 171)

Grey Coin of Precious Metal

What is Silver Steel Color?

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Silver Steel has the hex code #9BA1AB. The equivalent RGB values are (155, 161, 171), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:6 Y:0 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Silver Steel has a hue of 218°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Silver Steel color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, silver steel can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Silver Steel Color Codes

Hex Code#9BA1AB
RGB Values(155, 161, 171)
CMYK Values(9%, 6%, 0%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(218°, 9%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#645E54 [Wenge]
Closest Pantone®7543 C
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#ABA59B [Quick Silver]
Silver Steel Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Silver Steel Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9BA1AB. Complementary color is ABA59B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Silver Steel is Quick Silver with the hex code #ABA59B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9BA1AB color is offered by #ABA59B. 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 (9BA1AB, 9D9BAB and 9BA9AB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Silver Steel (#9BA1AB) are Manatee (#9D9BAB) and Quick Silver (#9BA9AB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Silver Steel 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 (9BA1AB, AB9D9B and A9AB9B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Silver Steel (#9BA1AB) are #AB9D9B (Heliotrope Gray) and #A9AB9B (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 (9BA1AB, AB9BA1 and A1AB9B)

Triadic Palette

Silver Steel triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AB9BA1 (Heliotrope Gray) and #A1AB9B (Quick Silver) along with #9BA1AB 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 (9BA1AB, AB9BA1, ABA59B and 9BABA5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Silver Steel has four colors - #AB9BA1 (Heliotrope Gray), #ABA59B (Quick Silver) and #9BABA5 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#9BA1AB). 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 (9BA1AB, AB9BA9, ABA59B and 9BAB9D)

Square Palette

Silver Steel square color palette has #AB9BA9 (Heliotrope Gray), #ABA59B (Quick Silver) and #9BAB9D (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

Silver Steel Color Rainbow Palette

Our Silver Steel 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 Steel Color


  • Transparent AFB4BCAFB4BC
  • Transparent B9BDC4B9BDC4
  • Transparent C3C7CDC3C7CD
  • Transparent CDD0D5CDD0D5
  • Transparent D7D9DDD7D9DD
  • Transparent E1E3E6E1E3E6
  • Transparent EBECEEEBECEE
  • Transparent F5F6F7F5F6F7


  • Transparent 969AA2969AA2
  • Transparent 93979E93979E
  • Transparent 90949A90949A
  • Transparent 8E91968E9196
  • Transparent 8B8D918B8D91
  • Transparent 888A8D888A8D
  • Transparent 858789858789
  • Transparent 838384838384


  • Transparent 7C81897C8189
  • Transparent 6D71786D7178
  • Transparent 5D61675D6167
  • Transparent 4E51564E5156
  • Transparent 3E40443E4044
  • Transparent 2F30332F3033
  • Transparent 1F20221F2022
  • Transparent 101011101011

Silver Steel Color Patterns

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    Silver Steel Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Steel Plaid Pattern

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