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RAL Colour 2007

◾ Conversion chart
HEX #FF9500 (More info)
CMYK 0 / 45 / 100 / 0 (More info)
RGB255 178 0 (More info)
RAL 2007

Luminous bright orange

This RAL 2007 Colour is presented to you as a part of orange hues assortment on the RAL Classic colour chart. You will notice that all of these grouped colours follow this specific designation, which is based on four-digit number in combination with the letters "RAL". This is why orange colours are sequentialy coded under 2xxxx, where 2 is a system code number (1: yellow, 2: orange, 3: red, 4: purple, 5: blue, 6: green, 7: grey, 8: brown and 9: white and black shades).

The name Luminous bright orange actually serves as additional, auxiliary designation, making the colour easier to remember. This naming system also provides additonal quality assurance preventing erroneous colour assigment due to number transposition.

On this particular hue range, in addition to 'luminous bright orange', you will find hand-picked colour tones selected by RAL institute design experts. This orange colour assortment holds another 13 excellent tones (making a total of 14 unique colour samples). You can click here for a list of orange hues, or open a full chart of 215 RAL Classic colours.


RAL to CMYK conversion chart

◾ RAL 2007 to CMYK

In the CMYK colour system the RAL 2007 is composed by combining four primary tones of pigment. To achieve this exclusive "luminous bright orange" colour tone, out of 100% maximum colour components, none cyan, 45% magenta, 100% yellow and none key (black) are used.
You can immediately see this result on this computer simulated CMYK diagram.
The mixture of these primary colours blends in the middle on a square space where all four different colour hue sheets overlap.

C M K Y 0% 45% 100% 0%

◾ RAL 2007 to RGB

The conversion of RAL 2007 into RGB colour space requres specific composition of red, green, and blue primary colours. To construct hue matching "luminous bright orange" colour from the RAL chart as close as possible, we use the following values ranging from 0 to 255 on the RGB colour system: 255 red, 178 green and none of blue.
The three circle RGB diagram here provides illustrative example showing how red value stands out clearly in comparison to green and blue to construct this bright tone of colour. The RAL colour equivalent emerges in the very center, where all three primary colour circles overlap and combine.

255 178 0 R G B
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