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NCS S 4040-Y40R

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#944B1F
RGB:
148, 75, 31
CMYK:
0, 60, 80, 40
HSL:
23°, 79%, 58%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Saddle brown
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2315
in RAL Classic:
RAL 2013
in RAL Design:
RAL 050 40 50
in RAL Effect:
RAL 330-2
What color is NCS S 4040-Y40R?
2023-06-09 Snargl 1 minute 12 seconds

What color is NCS S 4040-Y40R?

Painting of a bridge over a river at night with a moon in the sky above it. Example of RGB 148,75,31 color.
NCS S 4040-Y40R color example: Stylized image of a cat in a futuristic setting with a sunset in the background
Path leading through a forest with sun shining through the trees and bushes on either side of the path. Example of NCS S 4040-Y40R color.
Man with a smile on his face and a chain around his neck and a yellow jacket on his shoulders. Color RGB 148,75,31.
Star shaped object with many spikes on it's side in a gold frame with a black background. Color RGB 148,75,31.
NCS S 4040-Y40R belongs to the red hue category, which means it has some degree of redness in it.

The code consists of four parts: S, 40, 40, and Y40R.
  • The first part, S, stands for standardized color, which means it is one of the 1950 fixed colors in the NCS color atlas.

  • The second part, 40, indicates the blackness of the color, which is how much black is mixed with the hue.
    The blackness ranges from 0 to 100, where 0 is the purest hue and 100 is black.
    NCS S 4040-Y40R has a blackness of 40, which means it is a fairly dark color.

  • The third part, 40, represents the chromaticness of the color, which is how intense or saturated the hue is.
    The chromaticness ranges from 0 to 100, where 0 is gray and 100 is the most vivid hue.
    NCS S 4040-Y40R has a chromaticness of 40, which means it is a moderately saturated color.

  • The fourth part, Y40R, specifies the nuance of the color, which is the proportion of two adjacent hues in the color circle.
    The nuance is expressed as a percentage of the second hue after the letter.

For example, Y40R stands for 40% red and 60% yellow.

NCS S 4040-Y40R has a nuance of Y40R, which means it is a warm reddish-brown color.

To summarize, NCS S 4040-Y40R is a standardized, dark, moderately saturated, warm reddish-brown color in the NCS color system.

It can be visualized as a HEX code of #944B1F or an RGB code of 148, 75, 31.

Example of the palette with the NCS S 4040-Y40R color

Picture with primary colors of Dark brown, Cadet blue, Lemon Cream, Blizzard Blue and Dark slate gray
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8011
RAL 5024
RAL 1014
RAL 9002
RAL 6028
RAL Design
RAL 060 30 27
RAL 190 60 20
RAL 095 90 40
RAL 240 80 20
RAL 180 30 15
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