Federal Standard Fed-Std Color Specification, Fan Decks and Paint Chips for Sale. The Federal Standard color system, officially the Federal Standard C – Colors Used in Government Procurement, is a United States Federal Standard for colors, issued by the General Services Administration. The standard is also widely referred to as FED-STD, FS, or similar. chip in its protective envelope for each Fed-Std color, suitable for color After the publication of this standard, only color chips marked Fed-StdC.

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Light Campers Ghost Gray. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. This article needs additional citations for verification. This can lead to considerable confusion when a color is called out by contract.

Harzen cannot be held responsible in any way for any shd between the colours and those they are intended to match.

This collection is then printed on sample color chips and provided to interested parties. Each color in the Federal Standard range is stc by a five-digit code. The finished colour, therefore, may not be as shown here.

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The remaining figures third to fifth combined into a number indicate the intensity. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Wikipedia articles in need of updating from November Ved Wikipedia articles in need of updating Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references.

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In contrast, modern color systems such as the Natural Color System NCS are built upon a color space paradigm, providing 55b much more flexibility and wider range of applications.

Federal Standard is the color description and communication system developed in by the United States government. The standard defines a color index system used by, but not limited to, 559b activities in a format suitable for color identification, color selection, color matching and quality control inspection. Views Read Edit View history.

Not to be used for acceptance or Quality Control. Please note that the digital color samples fex on this page offer approximations of the requested colors. Parts of this article those related to standard superseded in need to be updated.

The colors in the standard have no official names, just numbers. The second figure of the code indicates a general color classification group. Color calibration is to be accomplished via approved reference color chip.


Fandecks are to be used for the purpose of general color representation only. Languages Deutsch Edit links.

Federal Standard C was published January 16, On July 31, C Change Order 1 was published, changing the numbers of eight of colors added in revision C. Note, the ste on computer screens can vary substantially based on your monitor and your computer. The first figure can be 1,2 or 3 and indicates the level of sheen: The color standard is managed by the SAE.


No previous colors were removed.

The standard is built upon a set of color shades where a unique reference number is assigned to each color. Retrieved from ” https: Previous revisions had only added colors, so a color chosen out of A would still be accurate if the producer used a B fan deck in any of its revisions. Any names given below are generic.

The following chart provides fee approximations of a few FSB colors. Users concerned with accurate color matches are advised etd make the final judgment on a physical sample. The fan deck is to be used for the purpose of general color representation only.

Lower value indicates a darker color, higher value – a lighter color, with no other significance. As fec, all color matching must still be done via color reference chips.

Current Revision B Change 1 from January counts colors. Its origins reach back to World War II when a problem of providing exact shd specifications to military equipment subcontractors in different parts of the world became a matter of urgency.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Fed-Std is a color collection, not a complete color system, and this has the following implications:.

Light Compass Ghost Gray.