RAL Effect is the new industrial color palette with 490 new RAL colors, which were developed from scratch. The colors are divided into 70 color groups. Each color group contains a metallic hue. The naming of the color is made by a code in accordance to the scheme RAL XXX-Y. XXX is the code for the color, Y is a number between 1 and 6 resp. the letter M in metallic hues.