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Where to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for walls

Hello,

I am looking to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for interior walls and it's proving to be a headache. I have checked Migros, Jumbo and Coop (online) and they only have RAL R010. I have googled it and have only found stockists in Germany and they don't ship to Switzerland so I'm stumped.

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Old 09.09.2017, 21:13
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Re: Where to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for walls

Nice little conundrum you could have it mixed but as there is no direct conversion from RAL to another standard it could be difficult, either you have it or you don´t, having said that you can ask a shop that mixes paint to mix you the correct color tone as a pantone, that would be in your case as close as it gets: Pantone 7541C. and go easy on the yellow. If I am correct then Verkehrsweiß would be C0, M0, Y4, K0. A dash of 2% C and you will have perfect white.
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Re: Where to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for walls

Skip cheap baumarkts, buy directly from the specialists who can ship and/or mix you exactly what you want. My last painter used Bosshard - http://www.bosshard-farben.ch/

However, RAL 9010 is the standard white, absolutely reasonable choice in any swiss apartment. Think twice, do you really need the colder RAL 9016?
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Re: Where to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for walls

Some discussion / ideas from the past.

https://www.englishforum.ch/housing-...or-paints.html
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Re: Where to buy Verkehrsweiss RAL 9016 Weiss paint for walls

Thanks for the reply people.. I should mention that the paint is needed to retouch some of the existing walls and the Landlord has told me it is RAL 9016. I am surprised how hard it is to obtain.

I could try to get someone to mix it but if it is off, then I would have to redo the entire walls which would be unnecessary. I'll contact bosshard and see if they have it. If not, I'll have to chance doing a mix.. wish me luck
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Thanks for the reply people.. I should mention that the paint is needed to retouch some of the existing walls and the Landlord has told me it is RAL 9016. I am surprised how hard it is to obtain.

I could try to get someone to mix it but if it is off, then I would have to redo the entire walls which would be unnecessary. I'll contact bosshard and see if they have it. If not, I'll have to chance doing a mix.. wish me luck
Oh take it from me, that is a exercise in fruitility, you will never, ever get the colour exactly correct, fading, grime and age of the existing paint will be your nemesis. And there is nothing worst than patchy white, the human eye is great at detecting minute and I mean minute differences in neutral colours. Just take a picture off the wall and look at the difference of the paint behind the picture in different lighting conditions to see what I mean.

Gonna haveta do the lot.
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I'll contact bosshard and see if they have it. If not, I'll have to chance doing a mix.. wish me luck
They will have. The harder question which you will have to answer to the Bosshard folks is: What paint will you need? They have 9 kind of dispersion paint for interior walls
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