What is an RAL Colour?

It can be hard to decide on the perfect colour for the framing of your aluminium windows and doors but with hundreds of RAL colours to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect one.

RAL is the most popular Central European Colour Standard used today. The colours are used to define standard colours for paint and coatings for various products, including aluminium windows and doors. They are mainly used for varnish, powder coatings and plastics.

Originally a collection of only 40 colours were created. This classic colour collection has since then expanded to 213 colours that can be used to finish your aluminium window or door in any colour you wish.

RAL is the most popular Central European Colour Standard used today. The colours are used to define standard colours for paint and coatings for various products, including aluminium windows and doors. They are mainly used for varnish, powder coatings and plastics.

Originally a collection of only 40 colours were created. This classic colour collection has since then expanded to 213 colours that can be used to finish your aluminium window or door in any colour you wish.

Powder coating, which uses the RAL colour system, is a preferable finish for aluminium frames over anodising due to anodisations innate maintenance and longevity issues. A RAL powder coated finish will protect the aluminium frames below from corrosion and maintain a beautiful coloured frame that is easy to clean and care for.

RAL have created an app called RAL iCOLOURS that allows you to take a photo and change the colour of your chosen image to view the options available to you.

The purpose of using the RAL colour system is to allow various elements of a building or design to be colour matched.

At our showroom in Amersham we have a wide range of colour samples available for you to inspect and take away. We also have our colour wall which features the most popular RAL colour finishes used on modern aluminium windows and doors today.

The purpose of using the RAL colour system is to allow various elements of a building or design to be colour matched.

At our showroom in Amersham we have a wide range of colour samples available for you to inspect and take away. We also have our colour wall which features the most popular RAL colour finishes used on modern aluminium windows and doors today.