CMYK compatible Pantones, Pantone colours which can be reproduced using process (CMYK) printing
 
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CMYK-Compatible Pantone® Colours

Pantone colours provide an accurate method of specifying colours. In printing, they are mixed from a pallette of 14 inks, but around two-thirds can be produced reasonably accurately using process (CMYK) printing, with the associated cost savings.

The Pantone reference numbers below can be accurately mixed on our presses, but if a particular Pantone must be exact we would always recommend spending the extra on having the colour specially mixed and loaded onto the press.

Tip: Use your browser's Find facility (usually Ctrl-F) to search for a particular Pantone number on this page. If it is not found then the Pantone cannot be accurately represented using CMYK printing.

List of process-compatible Pantone colours

     

Black

Cool Grey (Gray) 1

Warm Grey (Gray) 1

Black 2

Cool Grey (Gray) 2

Warm Grey (Gray) 2

Black 3

Cool Grey (Gray) 3

Warm Grey (Gray) 3

Black 4

Cool Grey (Gray) 4

Warm Grey (Gray) 4

Black 5

Cool Grey (Gray) 5

Warm Grey (Gray) 5

Black 6

Cool Grey (Gray) 6

Warm Grey (Gray) 6

Black 7

Cool Grey (Gray) 7

Warm Grey (Gray) 7

 

Cool Grey (Gray) 8

Warm Grey (Gray) 8

 

Cool Grey (Gray) 9

Warm Grey (Gray) 9

 

Cool Grey (Gray) 10

Warm Grey (Gray) 10

 

Cool Grey (Gray) 11

 

 

Cool Grey (Gray) 12

 

100
101
102
103
104
105
106
111
112
118
119
1245
125
1255
126
1265
131
132
133
139
1395
140
1405
145
146
147
154
1545
155
160
161
1615
168
1685
175
1795
1805
1807
181
1815
1817
186
187
188
193
1935
194
1945
195
1955
200
201
202
207
208
209
214
215
216
220
221
222
226
227
228
229
233
234
235
241
2415
242
2425
249
255
256
259
260
2603
261
2613
2617
262
2622
2623

2627
268
269
2695
274
275
2755
276
2765
2766
2767
2768
282
289
290
2905
296
2965
297
302
3025
303
3035
309
316
3165
323
3292
3295
3298
330
3302
3305
3308
336
341
3415
342
3425
343
3435
348
349
350
356
357
363
364
370
371
378
384
385
391
392
3935
3945
3955
3965
397
3975
398
3985
399
3995
400
401
402
403
404
405
406
407
408
409
410
411
412
413
414
415
416
417
418
419

420
421
422
423
424
425
426
427
428
429
430
431
432
433
434
435
436
437
438
439
440
441
442
443
444
445
446
447
448
4485
449
4495
450
4505
451
4515
452
4525
453
4535
454
4545
455
456
457
458
459
460
461
462
4625
463
4635
464
4645
465
4655
466
4665
467
4675
468
4685
469
4695
470
4705
471
4715
472
4725
473
4735
474
4745
475
476
477
478
479
480
481
483
484
489

490
491
492
493
494
495
496
497
4975
498
4985
499
4995
500
5005
501
5015
502
5025
503
5035
504
505
506
507
508
509
511
5115
512
5125
513
5135
5145
5155
5165
517
5175
518
5185
519
5195
520
5205
521
5215
522
5225
523
5235
524
5245
525
5255
526
5265
5275
5285
5295
5305
5315
532
533
534
535
536
537
538
539
5395
5405
5415
542
5425
543
5435
544
5445
545
5455
546
5463
5467
547
5473

5477
548
5483
5487
549
5493
5497
550
5503
5507
551
5513
5517
552
5523
5527
553
5535
554
5545
555
5555
556
5565
557
5575
558
5585
559
560
5605
561
5615
562
5625
563
5635
5645
5655
5665
567
5673
568
569
574
5743
5747
575
5753
5757
576
5763
5767
577
5773
5777
578
5783
5787
579
5797
580
5803
5807
581
5815
582
5825
583
5835
584
5845
585
5855
586
5865
587
5875
600
601
602
603
604
605
606

607
608
609
610
611
612
613
614
615
616
617
618
619
620
621
622
623
624
625
626
627
628
629
630
631
632
635
636
637
638
639
642
643
644
645
646
647
648
649
650
651
652
653
654
655
656
657
658
659
660
663
664
665
666
667
668
669
670
676
677
678
679
680
681
682
683
684
685
686
687
688
689
690
691
692
693
694
695
696
697
698
699
700
701
702

703
704
711
719
720
721
722
723
724
725
726
727
728
729
730
731
732
7401
7402
7403
7404
7405
7406
7407
7411
7412
7413
7414
7415
7418
7419
7420
7421
7425
7426
7427
7428
7429
7430
7431
7432
7433
7434
7435
7436
7437
7439
7440
7443
7444
7445
7447
7448
7449
7450
7453
7454
7455
7456
7457
7458
7459
7460
7461
7462
7463
7468
7469
7470
7472
7473
7474
7475
7476
7477
7483
7484
7485
7489
7490
7491
7492
7493
7494
7495

7496
7497
7498
7499
7500
7501
7502
7503
7504
7505
7506
7508
7509
7510
7511
7512
7513
7514
7515
7516
7517
7519
7520
7521
7522
7523
7524
7525
7526
7527
7528
7529
7530
7531
7532
7533
7534
7535
7536
7537
7538
7539
7540
7541
7542
7543
7544
7545
7546
7547
7578

 


Important

These reference numbers are provided for convenience only and may have changed since this page was published.

At Plain-Talk Print we will always check if process colours will be a suitable match for Pantone-specified colours, but other firms may not do so and you are strongly advised to check with them if you intend to reproduce Pantone colours using CMYK techniques.


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