Superior Paint and Powder Coating Ltd work with the world’s leading providers of polyester powders, colour systems and colour ranges. Whatever your colour requirement, specification or intended use, we have a variety of colours and powders to meet your project requirements.
Colour Systems Available from Superior Paint and Powder Coating.
We cover every powder coating requirement, as well as most specifications with our great colour, ranges from the significant powder manufacturers. To help you specify your colour range, we provide an outline of the current powders and how you can use them in your project specifications.
Our powders are designed to offer you the required protection, weather resistance, guarantee period and to meet the needs of your building.
RAL Classic Range
Th RAL colour range was established 90 years ago and consists of nearly 2000 possible colours/colour combinations. RAL stands for ReichsAusschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherun (Commission for Delivery Terms and Quality Assurance). Architectural, construction and other sectors widely adopt the RAL colour range.
RAL 1xxx Yellow-based shades, approximately 50 colours.
RAL 2xxx Orange-based shades, approximately 14 colours.
RAL 3xxx Red-based shades, approximately 34 colours.
RAL 4xxx Violet-based shades, approximately 12 colours.
RAL 5xxx Blue-based shades, approximately 25 colours.
RAL 6xxx Green-based shades, approximately 36 colours.
RAL 7xxx Grey-based shades, approximately 38 colours.
RAL 8xxx Brown-based shades, approximately 20 colours.
RAL 9xxx White/Black-based shades, approximately 14 colours.
To order a RAL shade, we will need the RAL reference, the colour description and whether the colour is matt, satin or gloss. Importantly if we are painting for an existing contract using the same powder manufacturer helps with colour consistency and is recommended for ongoing work.
Syntha Pulvin Shades.
Syntha Pulvin is a global name in premier coatings for architectural use. Syntha Pulvin powders have been in the UK for over forty years and regarded as the premium brand in polyester powders by many in the coatings industry.
Syntha Pulvin colours use a more extended coding system, for example, ‘Syntha Pulvin
Merlin GreyM4L0456’ and is based on eight colour bases across both Syntha Pulvin standard, made-to-order and colour collection ranges.
Yellow/Beige approximately 27 shades.
Orange/Red approximately 36 shades
Blue/Purple approximately 35 shades
Green approximately 37 shades
Black/Grey approximately 39 shades
Brown approximately 20 shades
White/Grey approximately 11 shades
Metallic approximately 17 shades
Syntha Pulvin is available in the following options to the above colours.
Syntha Pulvin Gloss
Syntha Pulvin Matt Metallic
Syntha Pulvin Matt
Syntha Pulvin Satin
Syntha Pulvin Premium Matt & Matt Metallic
Architectural Fine Texture
NCS Colour System
NCS stands for Natural Colour System and originates from Sweden. NCS colour codes are structured on a ‘human perception’ basis using the four chromatic elementary colours; yellow (Y), red (R), blue (B) and green (G), and the two non-chromatic primary colours being white (W)and black (S). The Codes for the colours are longer and more complex to identify using darkness, saturation and an identification of the primary colours. For example,
1075 = 10% dark, 75%, Saturation, Y = Yellow, 20% = Red.
Over 1000 colour combination are available using the NCS colour system.
BS 4800 Colour System
The British Standards colour system (BS4800) contains over 350 different colours, widely used set for the construction industry. Two ranges exist.
The BS4800 colour system is used for construction, architecture, fenestration and decoration. You will find The British Standard BS 4800 is also used when specifying paint colours for building refurbishment, particularly with local authority work and the construction of infrastructure buildings such as airports or hospitals.
The colour codes are typically BS 08 B 29 Satin as an example.
Contact us for help and advice on colour systems.
Architects, building designers, building managers and other specification professionals can benefit from our help and advice on meeting the various colour specifications and colour matching, throughout the construction process. Our helpful team are on hand to answer your questions. ￼Please note our website colour charts are representative only for illustration purposes. Our website should not be used to choose a colour. Contact us for a colour swatch or a test panel. Our glossary of powder coating terms provides more information.