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RAL Paint System Explained

Postby KEVINCONBOY » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:43 pm

When ordering paint how exactly does the RAL coding system work, and is there other systems used when identifying paint?
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Postby DaveyTed » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:38 pm

RAL is simply a wide range of colours identified by a code so you can order and duplicate the exact match in other makes of paint.
BS4800 is a UK based widely used alternative although there are more obscure others. Many manufacturers, however will match each others colours by name.
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