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Color identification system that takes four basic colors, which are saturated and not darkened with black, as reference. For NCS, yelow, red, blue and green standarts are formed with the above mentioned properties. Various color tones are obtained by mixing the standards at different ratios. Each color can be mixed with transparent varnish to obtain several saturation levels. In addition, these colors can be darkened with black in various ratios. Colors obtained by these methods are named by NCS as follows: 2080-R70B means color contains 20% black, 80% saturated and its hue is composed of 70% Red (R:Red) and 30% Blue (B:Blue). See Also Munsell color system, Color identification systems