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Tool Blue Color

HEX #637985 / RGB (99, 121, 133)

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What is Tool Blue Color?

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Tool Blue has the hex code #637985. The equivalent RGB values are (99, 121, 133), which means it is composed of 28% red, 34% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:26 M:9 Y:0 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, Tool Blue has a hue of 201°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 52%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 240 50 10, Tool Blue hex code is #637985 with equivalent RGB (99, 121, 133). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Tool Blue's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Tool Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#637985
RGB Values(99, 121, 133)
CMYK Values(26%, 9%, 0%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 26%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#9C867A [Cinereous]
Closest Pantone®444 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#856F63 [Shadow]
Tool Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#747474
Weighted Average (Luma)#757575
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Tool Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 637985. Complementary color is 856F63

Complementary Palette

The complement of Tool Blue is Shadow with the hex code #856F63. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #637985 color is offered by #856F63. 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 (637985, 636885 and 638580)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Tool Blue (#637985) are Dark Blue-Gray (#636885) and AuroMetalSaurus (#638580). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tool 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 (637985, 856368 and 858063)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tool Blue (#637985) are #856368 (Deep Taupe) and #858063 (Shadow). 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 (637985, 856379 and 798563)

Triadic Palette

Tool Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #856379 (Old Lavender) and #798563 (Camouflage Green) along with #637985 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 (637985, 856379, 856F63 and 63856F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Tool Blue has four colors - #856379 (Old Lavender), #856F63 (Shadow) and #63856F (Russian Green) in addition to the base color (#637985). 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 (637985, 806385, 856F63 and 688563)

Square Palette

Tool Blue square color palette has #806385 (Chinese Violet), #856F63 (Shadow) and #688563 (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

Tool Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Tool 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 Tool Blue Color


  • Transparent 82949D82949D
  • Transparent 92A1AA92A1AA
  • Transparent A1AFB6A1AFB6
  • Transparent B1BCC2B1BCC2
  • Transparent C1C9CEC1C9CE
  • Transparent D0D7DAD0D7DA
  • Transparent E0E4E7E0E4E7
  • Transparent EFF2F3EFF2F3


  • Transparent 697A84697A84
  • Transparent 6C7B846C7B84
  • Transparent 6F7C836F7C83
  • Transparent 727D83727D83
  • Transparent 747D82747D82
  • Transparent 777E82777E82
  • Transparent 7A7F817A7F81
  • Transparent 7D7F817D7F81


  • Transparent 4F616A4F616A
  • Transparent 45555D45555D
  • Transparent 3B49503B4950
  • Transparent 323D43323D43
  • Transparent 283035283035
  • Transparent 1E24281E2428
  • Transparent 14181B14181B
  • Transparent 0A0C0D0A0C0D

Tool Blue Color Patterns

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    Tool Blue Gingham Checks

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    Tool Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Tool Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tool Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tool Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tool Blue Plaid Pattern

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