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Steel Gray (Pantone) Color

HEX #726F70 / RGB (114, 111, 112)

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What is Steel Gray (Pantone) Color?

Steel Gray (Pantone) (Hex code: 726F70) Thumbnail

Steel Gray (Pantone) is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 18-4005 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Steel Gray (Pantone) color hex code is #726F70 and the RGB equivalent is (114, 111, 112). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Steel Gray (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#726F70
RGB Values(114, 111, 112)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 2%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(340°, 3%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#8D908F [Philippine Gray]
Pantone®18-4005 TCX
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#6F7271 [Nickel]
Steel Gray (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#707070
Weighted Average (Luma)#707070
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Steel Gray (Pantone) Color Palettes

Steel Gray (Pantone) is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 726F70. Complementary color is 6F7271

Complementary Palette

The complement of Steel Gray (Pantone) is Nickel with the hex code #6F7271. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #726F70 color is offered by #6F7271. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (726F70, 72706F and 726F72)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Steel Gray (Pantone) (#726F70) are Dark Silver (#72706F) and Dark Silver (#726F72). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Steel Gray (Pantone) 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (726F70, 6F7270 and 6F7272)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Steel Gray (Pantone) (#726F70) are #6F7270 (Dark Silver) and #6F7272 (Nickel). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (726F70, 70726F and 6F7072)

Triadic Palette

Steel Gray (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #70726F (Dark Silver) and #6F7072 (Dark Silver) along with #726F70 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (726F70, 70726F, 6F7271 and 716F72)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Steel Gray (Pantone) has four colors - #70726F (Dark Silver), #6F7271 (Nickel) and #716F72 (Dark Silver) in addition to the base color (#726F70). 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.

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Square color palette with (726F70, 72726F, 6F7271 and 706F72)

Square Palette

Steel Gray (Pantone) square color palette has #72726F (Dark Silver), #6F7271 (Nickel) and #706F72 (Dark 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.

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Rainbow color

Steel Gray (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Steel Gray (Pantone) 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Steel Gray (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent 8E8C8D8E8C8D
  • Transparent 9C9A9B9C9A9B
  • Transparent AAA9A9AAA9A9
  • Transparent B9B7B8B9B7B8
  • Transparent C7C5C6C7C5C6
  • Transparent D5D4D4D5D4D4
  • Transparent E3E2E2E3E2E2
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1


  • Transparent 757273757273
  • Transparent 767475767475
  • Transparent 787676787676
  • Transparent 797878797878
  • Transparent 7A797A7A797A
  • Transparent 7C7B7B7C7B7B
  • Transparent 7D7D7D7D7D7D
  • Transparent 7F7E7E7F7E7E


  • Transparent 5B595A5B595A
  • Transparent 504E4E504E4E
  • Transparent 444343444343
  • Transparent 393838393838
  • Transparent 2E2C2D2E2C2D
  • Transparent 222122222122
  • Transparent 171616171616
  • Transparent 0B0B0B0B0B0B

Steel Gray (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Steel Gray (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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