Zinc Yellow (RAL)

HEX #F2CB2E / RGB (242, 203, 46)

What is Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color?

Zinc Yellow (RAL) (Hex code: F2CB2E) Thumbnail

Zinc Yellow (RAL) color hex code is #F2CB2E and RGB (242, 203, 46). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 48°, saturation of 81% and a brightness of 95%. The CMYK values of Zinc Yellow (RAL) are C:0 M:16 Y:81 K:5.

Zinc yellow is from the RAL Classic list where it is included as 1018. The RAL color matching system is popular in several European countries including Germany, France and Italy. These colors cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name and can only be applied on web pages with their hexadecimal, RGB or HSL values.
Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page are only approximations as they have been calculated from the hex code.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#F2CB2E
RGB Values(242, 203, 46)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 81%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 81%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#0D34D1 [Persian Blue]
Closest Pantone®123 C
Complementary Color#2E55F2 [Ultramarine Blue]
Zinc Yellow (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DEDEDE

Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2CB2E. Complementary color is 2E55F2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Zinc Yellow (RAL) is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #2E55F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2CB2E color is offered by #2E55F2. 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 (F2CB2E, B7F22E and F2692E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Zinc Yellow (RAL) (#F2CB2E) are Green-Yellow (#B7F22E) and Deep Carrot Orange (#F2692E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Zinc Yellow (RAL) 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 (F2CB2E, 2EB7F2 and 692EF2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Zinc Yellow (RAL) (#F2CB2E) are #2EB7F2 (Button Blue) and #692EF2 (Han Purple). 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 (F2CB2E, 2EF2CB and CB2EF2)

Triadic Palette

Zinc Yellow (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2EF2CB (Turquoise) and #CB2EF2 (Steel Pink) along with #F2CB2E 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 (F2CB2E, 2EF2CB, 2E55F2 and F22E55)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Zinc Yellow (RAL) has four colors - #2EF2CB (Turquoise), #2E55F2 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F22E55 (Amaranth) in addition to the base color (#F2CB2E). 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 (F2CB2E, 2EF269, 2E55F2 and F22EB7)

Square Palette

Zinc Yellow (RAL) square color palette has #2EF269 (UFO Green), #2E55F2 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F22EB7 (Frostbite). 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

Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Zinc Yellow (RAL) 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 Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color


  • Transparent F5D558#F5D558
  • Transparent F6DB6D#F6DB6D
  • Transparent F7E082#F7E082
  • Transparent F9E597#F9E597
  • Transparent FAEAAB#FAEAAB
  • Transparent FBEFC0#FBEFC0
  • Transparent FCF5D5#FCF5D5
  • Transparent FEFAEA#FEFAEA


  • Transparent DBBC3E#DBBC3E
  • Transparent D0B547#D0B547
  • Transparent C4AD4F#C4AD4F
  • Transparent B9A657#B9A657
  • Transparent AE9E5F#AE9E5F
  • Transparent A29767#A29767
  • Transparent 978F70#978F70
  • Transparent 8B8878#8B8878


  • Transparent C2A225#C2A225
  • Transparent A98E20#A98E20
  • Transparent 917A1C#917A1C
  • Transparent 796617#796617
  • Transparent 615112#615112
  • Transparent 493D0E#493D0E
  • Transparent 302909#302909
  • Transparent 181405#181405

Zinc Yellow (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Trellis Pattern

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    Zinc Yellow (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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