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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Can I buy RAL paint directly from RAL? What is the difference between RAL CLASSIC colours and RAL DESIGN System colours? How is the RAL CLASSIC colour collection structured? (more)

“Translation” of Colours from different systems

It is not possible to translate the colours from one colour system into another. The reason is, the colours in each colour system are fixed and do not exist in other systems. (more)

Colour Tolerances

Among the most frequently asked questions to the RAL Colour Chart Service are questions about the allowable deviation of colour deliveries or coloured objects from RAL charts forming the basis of the respective order. (more)

Information about the RAL 9006 and RAL 9007

Both color samples are part of the classic RAL 840-HR color collection. They are also therefore part of the common industrial colors in the German Economy. (more)


The Visualized International CIE-Colour Space

The colours of the RAL DESIGN System are organised systematically in Hue, Lightness and Chroma values. (more)

Overview of all RAL colours

Follow these links to find an overview of the RAL EFFECT colours, RAL DESIGN colour numbers, the RAL P1 and RAL CLASSIC colour names. (more)

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