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COLORBOND® steel in the colour Shale Grey®. Aerial view of grey landscape.

Shale Grey™ Classic finish

Colour Values

CMYK10 4 11 26
RGB189 191 186

Nominal Thermal Values

Solar Absorptance0.44
Solar Reflectance Index66

These solar absorptance values are nominal values based on new product. Solar absorptance has been measured in accordance with ASTM E 903-96, ‘Standard test method for solar absorptance, reflectance and transmittance of materials using integrating spheres’. Solar absorptance is a thermal property and is not suitable for evaluation of visual impacts. Thermal values published 23/8/2022. For further information refer to BlueScope Technical Bulletin TB 39 Thermal performance of roofing materials.

Gracefully calm

A reflection of silvered tree bark and the engrained beauty of granite, COLORBOND® steel in the colour Shale Grey™ is a light, delicate and warm grey, evoking calmness and elegance. Highly versatile, COLORBOND® steel Shale Grey™ complements and enhances a variety of building materials, from granite, dark timber, grey brickwork and popular light renders. Appropriate for multiple house styles in inner-city, suburban, coastal, and even rural settings, use Shale Grey™ in abundance for roofingwalling, gutters, fasciasgarage doors and fencing with paler trims for a fresh, contrasting effect, or use as a highlight alongside darker tones.

Available in


COLORBOND® Ultra steel

The colours shown represent actual product colours as accurately as possible. However, we recommend checking your chosen colour against an actual sample of the product before purchasing, as varying screens and devices may affect colour tones and finishes.