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Technical Blue Color

HEX #587C8D / RGB (88, 124, 141)

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What is Technical Blue Color?

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Technical Blue has the hex code #587C8D. The equivalent RGB values are (88, 124, 141), which means it is composed of 25% red, 35% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:38 M:12 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, Technical Blue has a hue of 199°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Technical Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 240 50 15. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Technical Blue hex code is #587C8D with equivalent RGB (88, 124, 141). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Technical Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#587C8D
RGB Values(88, 124, 141)
CMYK Values(38%, 12%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(199°, 38%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#A78372 [Beaver]
Closest Pantone®5415 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#8D6958 [Pastel Brown]
Technical Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#737373
Weighted Average (Luma)#767676
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Technical Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 587C8D. Complementary color is 8D6958

Complementary Palette

The complement of Technical Blue is Pastel Brown with the hex code #8D6958. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #587C8D color is offered by #8D6958. 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 (587C8D, 58628D and 588D84)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Technical Blue (#587C8D) are UCLA Blue (#58628D) and Wintergreen Dream (#588D84). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Technical Blue 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 (587C8D, 8D5862 and 8D8458)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Technical Blue (#587C8D) are #8D5862 (Rose Taupe) and #8D8458 (Dark Tan). 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 (587C8D, 8D587C and 7C8D58)

Triadic Palette

Technical Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8D587C (Antique Fuchsia) and #7C8D58 (Moss Green) along with #587C8D 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 (587C8D, 8D587C, 8D6958 and 588D69)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Technical Blue has four colors - #8D587C (Antique Fuchsia), #8D6958 (Pastel Brown) and #588D69 (Russian Green) in addition to the base color (#587C8D). 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 (587C8D, 84588D, 8D6958 and 628D58)

Square Palette

Technical Blue square color palette has #84588D (French Lilac), #8D6958 (Pastel Brown) and #628D58 (Russian Green). 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

Technical Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Technical Blue 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 Technical Blue Color


  • Transparent 7996A47996A4
  • Transparent 8AA3AF8AA3AF
  • Transparent 9BB0BB9BB0BB
  • Transparent ACBEC6ACBEC6
  • Transparent BCCBD1BCCBD1
  • Transparent CDD8DDCDD8DD
  • Transparent DEE5E8DEE5E8
  • Transparent EEF2F4EEF2F4


  • Transparent 607D8A607D8A
  • Transparent 647D89647D89
  • Transparent 687E88687E88
  • Transparent 6C7E876C7E87
  • Transparent 707E85707E85
  • Transparent 747F84747F84
  • Transparent 787F83787F83
  • Transparent 7C80817C8081


  • Transparent 466371466371
  • Transparent 3E57633E5763
  • Transparent 354A55354A55
  • Transparent 2C3E472C3E47
  • Transparent 233238233238
  • Transparent 1A252A1A252A
  • Transparent 12191C12191C
  • Transparent 090C0E090C0E

Technical Blue Color Patterns

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    Technical Blue Gingham Checks

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    Technical Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Technical Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Technical Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Technical Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Technical Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Technical Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Technical Blue Plaid Pattern

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