April 7th 2021

What is a RAL colour chart?


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RAL colour charts are booklets and fan decks containing printed or coated coloured rectangles which represent the different RAL colours. Used for colour identification, product colour matching, design and inspiration.

There are 3 different ranges of RAL colours – Classic, Design and Effect which are used for different products.

Used for building materials, company logos and vehicle livery, RAL Classic colour charts contain up to 216 colours, read the blog we wrote for more information.

RAL Design charts have 1825 colours and are larger reference books, more similar to Pantone books, used by Architects and Interior designers.

RAL Effect charts are small charts with up to 490 colours.
Polypropylene standards in selected Classic and Design colours can be used for colour matching of plastics and other industrial materials.

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