Tech Silver

HEX #B3B5B9 / RGB (179, 181, 185)

What is Tech Silver Color?

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Tech Silver has the hex code #B3B5B9. The equivalent RGB values are (179, 181, 185), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:2 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Tech Silver has a hue of 220°, 3% 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.

Tech Silver is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Tech Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#B3B5B9
RGB Values(179, 181, 185)
CMYK Values(3%, 2%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 3%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#4C4A46 [Quartz]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 5 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#B9B7B3 [Philippine Silver]
Tech Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B6B6B6
Desaturated#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Luma)#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Tech Silver Color Palettes

Tech Silver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B3B5B9. Complementary color is B9B7B3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Tech Silver is Philippine Silver with the hex code #B9B7B3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3B5B9 color is offered by #B9B7B3. 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 (B3B5B9, B4B3B9 and B3B8B9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Tech Silver (#B3B5B9) are Philippine Silver (#B4B3B9) and Ash Gray (#B3B8B9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tech Silver 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 (B3B5B9, B9B4B3 and B8B9B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tech Silver (#B3B5B9) are #B9B4B3 (Philippine Silver) and #B8B9B3 (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 (B3B5B9, B9B3B5 and B5B9B3)

Triadic Palette

Tech Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B9B3B5 (Philippine Silver) and #B5B9B3 (Ash Gray) along with #B3B5B9 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 (B3B5B9, B9B3B5, B9B7B3 and B3B9B7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Tech Silver has four colors - #B9B3B5 (Philippine Silver), #B9B7B3 (Philippine Silver) and #B3B9B7 (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#B3B5B9). 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 (B3B5B9, B9B3B8, B9B7B3 and B3B9B4)

Square Palette

Tech Silver square color palette has #B9B3B8 (Philippine Silver), #B9B7B3 (Philippine Silver) and #B3B9B4 (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

Tech Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Tech Silver 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 Tech Silver Color

Tints

  • Transparent C2C4C7#C2C4C7
  • Transparent CACBCE#CACBCE
  • Transparent D1D3D5#D1D3D5
  • Transparent D9DADC#D9DADC
  • Transparent E1E1E3#E1E1E3
  • Transparent E8E9EA#E8E9EA
  • Transparent F0F0F1#F0F0F1
  • Transparent F7F8F8#F7F8F8

Tones

  • Transparent A9AAAE#A9AAAE
  • Transparent A4A5A8#A4A5A8
  • Transparent 9FA0A2#9FA0A2
  • Transparent 9A9B9D#9A9B9D
  • Transparent 949597#949597
  • Transparent 8F9091#8F9091
  • Transparent 8A8B8B#8A8B8B
  • Transparent 858586#858586

Shades

  • Transparent 8F9194#8F9194
  • Transparent 7D7F82#7D7F82
  • Transparent 6B6D6F#6B6D6F
  • Transparent 5A5B5D#5A5B5D
  • Transparent 48484A#48484A
  • Transparent 363638#363638
  • Transparent 242425#242425
  • Transparent 121213#121213

Tech Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tech Silver Plaid Pattern