What does RAL mean in powder coating?
About the RAL color system RAL is an European color matching system which defines colors for paint, coatings and plastics. The RAL color standard is administrated by the RAL Deutsches Institut für Gütesicherung und Kennzeichnung. ‘RAL’ is the abbreviation of ‘Reichs-Ausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung’.
What is a RAL color number?
The RAL CLASSIC colours have a four-digit number in combination with the letters “RAL” (e.g. RAL 1028). The first digit is a system code number (1: yellow, 2: orange, 3: red, 4: violet, 5: blue, 6: green, 7: grey, 8: brown and 9: white and black shades). The remaining three digits are chosen sequentially.
Can you get powder coat in any color?
What colors can you powder coat? We are able to apply powder coatings in a wide selection of colors including black, blue, yellow, red, silver, orange, white, and more! Check out some of the colors available below, and contact us today to learn more about our custom powder coating color options.
What does a RAL number look like?
The RAL Classic colors have a 4-digit number in combination with the letters ‘RAL’ (e.g. RAL 1028). The first digit is a system code number (1: yellow, 2: orange, 3: red, 4: violet, 5: blue, 6: green, 7: grey, 8: brown and 9: white and black shades). The remaining 3 digits are chosen sequentially.
Can you powder coat metallic colors?
The metallic pigments are then added and will adhere to the powder coating particles. Any powder metallic offers a truly unique appearance to the part. Generally, it is easier to apply bonded metallics than unbonded, as the spray dispersion is much smoother than unbonded metallics.
What happens when you mix powder coat colors?
You cannot mix powder paints to get a new color once the powder paint has been colored and is in its powder form. Mixing two different colors of powder coating is like mixing salt and pepper—they will blend, but they will not actually combine with one another to create something new.