Match of Formica™ 1913-58 Red Ellipse *


$ 9.99

RGB: 187 84 83
HEX: #bb5453
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FAQs about Match of Formica™ 1913-58 Red Ellipse *

How quickly will I receive my paint matched to Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse?
All paint is custom-made to order. While most orders ship within 48 hours, the lead-time for paint made to match Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse depends on the type of paint needed. Interior and exterior house paints usually ship within 1 to 3 days, while custom spray paint typically takes 3-5 days to ship. The transit time depends on your location and the shipping method you choose. If your need is immediate, select Expedited Production during checkout. Most expedited production orders ship within 24 hours on business days. Please contact MyPerfectColor if you are concerned about a specific deadline. We do our best to make sure you get your paint on time. Learn more about paint lead times at MyPerfectColor.
Can I use this Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse paint to touch up my Formica laminate?

If you want to touch up, or need a precise match of the color and sheen of the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse, choose spray paint, paint pens or touch up bottles. However, keep in mind that our version of the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse is based on matching an official Formica color sample we have in our archives. The color and sheen of your specific Formica materials may vary. If your laminate is not new, then it is likely that the color has changed over time. If your need for a precise match is critical, we recommend that you send a sample so we can create a touch up solution precisely matching the materials of your specific batch.

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What are the LRV, HEX, and RGB values for the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse?
The RGB values for Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse are 187, 84, 83 and the HEX code is #BB5453. The LRV for Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse is 17.56. The LRV stands for Light Reflectance Value and measures the percentage of light that a color reflects. Learn more about using RGB and Hex codes for matching colors and Light Reflectance Values.
What paint type is used to make spray paint matched to Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse? And how many spray cans do I need?

MyPerfectColor uses an acrylic enamel which is a fast-drying durable coating suitable for interior or exterior use. MyPerfectColor custom spray paint matched to Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse enables you to conveniently achieve a professional spray-smooth finish in any color in any sheen. It sticks well to most surfaces including metal, plastics, powder-coatings, cabinets and primed or previously painted wood.

The MyPerfectColor 11oz spray will cover about 20 square feet per coat. Keep in mind that it is difficult to gauge spray paint need as the coverage is highly dependent on how it is applied. Learn more about how spray paint works at MyPerfectColor.

Can you paint Formica laminate with Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse?

MyPerfectColor Paint matching the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse can be used to paint laminate and any other ancillary items you'd like to blend into your project. Many types of paint are available with no minimum order quantities. MyPerfectColor offers spray paint, paint pens, touch up bottles, water-based acrylics, epoxies, urethanes and a variety of other paints.

Paint can be purchased by choosing the paint type above. Contact MyPerfectColor support if you have specific questions about the best paint to use for your project.

How does MyPerfectColor match the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse?

MyPerfectColor has the original Formica color samples. A sample of the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse you are looking for is in our library. We are able to make paint and verify that it matches the original.

Please note that if your existing materials are not new and you are trying to touch up, they will have aged and are likely different now than they were when new. MyPerfectColor will be sending paint matching the sample at our facility which has not aged the same as your materials and may also be different due to other factors such as variations in manufacturing processes. If your match is critical, you may consider sending a part of your materials for precise color matching. Learn more about our color matching services.

Do I need to prime before painting with the Formica 1913-58 Red Ellipse?
The need for primer for 1913-58 Red Ellipse depends on the type of paint, the substrate being painted and where it will be located. See our Primer Selection Table to see what primer you might need and learn more about when you might need a primer. Most people don't use a primer for a touch up paint application, but a primer may improve adhesion and is typically recommended for exterior applications.

About Formica Colors

For over 100 years, Formica has been a worldwide leading provider of designed surfaces for commercial and residential customers. Formica is the world’s largest manufacturer of high pressure laminate (HPL).

Matching Formica Colors

MyPerfectColor is able match all of the Formica colors so you can find and enjoy the colors you love. MyPerfectColor uses its expert capabilities to recreate the original Formica color by matching the original Formica color books and swatches. MyPerfectColor is not using Formica paint.

The colors shown on this website are computer video simulations of the Formica Color and may not match Formica Color standards. Refer to Formica Publications to obtain the accurate color. Please know that MyPerfectColor is matching the original Formica color. If you intend to touch up paint that has been on your fixtures for years, know that your color has undoubtedly changed from the original due to exposure to light and age and the new paint may not match. You will achieve best results by re-coating the entire surface.

If you need more assistance, please feel free to contact us and one of our expert staff would be happy to help.