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British Standard Blue (18-C-37) HEX code

This HEX color is commonly associated with British Standard colors, especially BS4800-5252 for colour-coordination in building construction collection. This particular HEX color sample is often used to illustrate color named Blue, the code 18-C-37 is also used for refference to this British Standard color. And while HEX (RGB) representation of "real world" colors is not the most accurate choice, we can still use this visual sample as a point of refference for personal research or comparison. The information below should be useful to distinguish common colors between different tints, shades, standards and manufacturers.

HEX Color

HEX Code:#486d7c
HEX Color name: (?)
RGB Decimal:72, 109, 124
RGB Float:0.282, 0.427, 0.486
CMYK Percentage:42, 12, 0, 51
HSL:197,27,38
LAB:44,-9,-12
LRV (?) :13.84%
British Standard Blue (18-C-37) represented in HEX code #486d7c
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Australian Standard AS2700 / #4F6771 / DARK GREY BLUE (B53)
BS 2660 Colours for building and decorative paints / #2C6474 / Marine Blue (BS2660-7085)
British Standard BS 381C:1996 / #3B6879 / Peacock Blue (BS381C-103)
BS4800-5252 for colour-coordination in building construction / #486D7C / Blue (18-C-37)
Jotun paint colour catalogue / #4D6475 / PETROLI (4625)
Munsell Color System / #3C6779 / 10b 4/4
NCS 1950 Index colur chart / #4F6D80 / S 5020-B
AMS Standard 595a / #4B6B7E / Light blue international (35109)
Behr paint / #4C6F7C / Country Lake (ECC-54-2)
Benjamin Moore paint colours / #547385 / Mozart Blue (1665)
Dulux color palette / #445A66 / MIDNIGHT TEAL
Dulux Trade Paints / #46626B / Teal lux (50BG 11/123)
Dunn-Edwards perfect palette / #4D6A77 / Before the Storm (DE5796)
Dutch Boy paint colors / #487083 / In The Navy (16-B-1)
Farrow and ball colours / #4D5B6A / Stiffkey Blue (281)
Federal Standard 595c / #4B6B7E / International blue (35109)
Hallman Lindsay paints / #557080 / Cape Cod Bay (633)
Isomat color system / #567286 / LPC 2115
Kelly Moore paint colors / #496E82 / Blue Suede Shoes (KM3159-3)
Kilz paint colors / #537181 / Iron Medallion (RD130-02)
Little Greene paint colors / #396F7A / Marine blue (LG 95)
Matthews Paint Colors / #4D6C7F / Arles In Blue (MP6163)
PPG Pittsburgh Paints Colors / #4A6871 / Azalea Leaf (1149-6)
Sherwin-Williams paint colors / #4E7287 / Inky blue (SW 9149)
Tikkurila paint colours / #57666D / Petrol (S491)
Trumatch paint colors / #537E9B / Trumatch 33-c7 (33-c7)
Valspar Paint Colors / #496E83 / Empire Fleet Blue (4006-6C)
Vista paint colors / #506F7B / Dusk Blue (K-161)
Pantone CMYK Color Guide / #506A6E / PANTONE P 175-11 C
Pantone Metallics / #3A6E84 / PANTONE 8205 C
Pantone Premium Metallics Coated / #527286 / PANTONE 10265 C
Pantone Solid Coated / #44687D / PANTONE 5405 C
Pantone Solid Uncoated / #447282 / PANTONE 7470 U
RAL Classic / #35677F / Azure blue (RAL 5009)
RAL Design / #406374 / RAL 240 40 15
Sikkens 4041 Color concept / #517484 / S0.20.40
Sikkens 5051 Color concept / #5C7C8B / S0.20.40
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