Viscosity Conversion Factors

Viscosity Conversion Factors

Approximate Viscosity Conversions    Kinematic Viscosity     Absolute or Dynamic Viscosity     Absolute to Kinematic Viscosity
    Kinematic to Absolute Viscosity

Approximate Viscosity Conversions

Seconds
Saybolt
Universal
SSU
Kinematic viscosity Seconds
Saybolt
Furol
SSF
Seconds
Redwood 1
Standard
Seconds
Redwood 2
Admiralty
Degrees
Engler
Degrees
Barbey
Kinematic
centistokes
Centistokes ft2/sec
31 1.00 0.00001076 — 29 — 1.00 6200 1.00
31.5 1.13 0.00001216 — 29.4 — 1.01 5486 1.13
32 1.81 0.00001948 — 29.8 — 1.08 3425 1.81
32.6 2.00 0.00002153 — 30.2 — 1.10 3100 2.00
33 2.11 0.00002271 — 30.6 — 1.11 2938 2.11
34 2.40 0.00002583 — 31.3 — 1.14 2583 2.40
35 2.71 0.00002917 — 32.1 — 1.17 2287 2.71
36 3.00 0.00003229 — 32.9 — 1.20 2066 3.00
38 3.64 0.00003918 — 33.7 — 1.26 1703 3.64
39.2 4.00 0.00004306 — 35.5 — 1.30 1550 4.00
40 4.25 0.00004575 — 36.2 5.10 1.32 1459 4.25
42 4.88 0.00005253 — 38.2 5.25 1.36 1270 4.88
42.4 5.00 0.00005382 — 38.6 5.28 1.37 1240 5.00
44 8.50 0.00005920 — 40.6 5.39 1.40 1127 5.50
45.6 6.00 0.00006458 — 41.8 5.51 1.43 1033 6.00
46 6.13 0.00006598 — 42.3 5.54 1.44 1011 6.13
46.8 7.00 0.00007535 — 43.1 5.60 1.48 885 7.00
50 7.36 0.00007922 — 44.3 5.83 1.58 842 7.36
52.1 8.00 0.00008611 — 46.0 6.03 1.64 775 8.00
55 8.88 0.00009558 — 48.3 6.30 1.73 698 8.88
55.4 9.00 0.00009688 — 48.6 6.34 1.74 689 9.00
58.8 10.00 0.0001076 — 51.3 6.66 1.83 620 10.00
60 10.32 0.0001111 — 52.3 6.77 1.87 601 10.32
65 11.72 0.0001262 — 56.7 7.19 2.01 529 11.72
70 13.08 0.0001408 — 60.9 7.60 2.16 474 13.08
75 14.38 0.0001548 — 65.1 8.02 2.37 431 14.38
80 15.66 0.0001686 — 69.2 8.44 2.45 396 15.66
85 16.90 0.0001819 — 73.4 8.87 2.59 367 16.90
90 18.12 0.0001950 — 77.6 9.30 2.73 342 18.12
95 19.32 0.0002080 — 81.6 9.71 2.88 321 19.32
100 20.52 0.0002209 — 85.6 10.12 3.02 302 20.52
120 25.15 0.0002707 — 102 11.88 3.57 246 25.15
140 29.65 0.0003191 — 119 13.63 4.11 209 29.65
160 34.10 0.0003670 — 136 15.39 4.64 182 34.10
180 38.52 0.0004146 — 153 17.14 5.12 161 38.52
200 42.95 0.0004623 — 170 18.90 5.92 144 42.95
300 64.60 0.0006953 32.7 253 28.00 8.79 96 64.60
400 86.20 0.0009275 42.4 338 37.10 11.70 71.9 86.20
500 108.00 0.001163 52.3 423 46.20 14.60 57.4 108.00
600 129.40 0.001393 62.0 507 55.30 17.50 47.9 129.40
700 151.00 0.001625 72.0 592 64.60 20.44 41.0 151.00
800 172.60 0.001858 82.0 677 73.80 23.36 35.9 172.60
900 194.20 0.002090 92.1 762 83.00 26.28 31.9 194.20
1000 215.80 0.002323 102.1 846 92.30 29.20 28.7 215.80
1200 259.00 0.002788 122 1016 111 35.1 23.9 259.00
1400 302.30 0.003254 143 1185 129 40.9 20.5 302.30
1600 345.30 0.003717 163 1354 148 46.7 18.0 345.30
1800 388.50 0.004182 183 1524 166 52.6 15.6 388.50
2000 431.70 0.004647 204 1693 185 58.4 14.4 431.70
2500 539.40 0.005806 254 2115 231 73.0 11.5 539.40
3000 647.30 0.006967 305 2538 277 87.6 9.6 647.30
3500 755.20 0.008129 356 2961 323 102 8.21 755.20
4000 863.10 0.009290 408 3385 369 117 7.18 863.10
4500 970.90 0.01045 458 3807 415 131 6.39 970.90
5000 1078.80 0.01161 509 4230 461 146 5.75 1078.80
6000 1294.60 0.01393 610 5077 553 175 4.78 1294.60
7000 1510.30 0.01626 712 5922 646 204 4.11 1510.30
8000 1726.10 0.01858 814 6769 728 234 3.59 1726.10
9000 1941.90 0.02092 916 7615 830 263 3.19 1941.90
10COMMACOMMACOMMASTEVE000 2157.60 0.02322 1018 8461 922 292 2.87 2157.60
15COMMACOMMACOMMASTEVE000 3236.50 0.03483 1526 12692 — 438 1.92 3236.50
20COMMACOMMACOMMASTEVE000 4315.30 0.04645 2035 16923 — 584 1.44 4315.30

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Kinematic Viscosity

Multiply to get
to get Divide
ft2/sec 92903.04 centistokes
ft2/sec 0.092903 sq meters/sec
sq meters/sec 10.7639 ft2/sec
sq meters/sec 1000000.0 centistokes
centistokes 0.000001 sq meters/sec
centistokes 0.0000107639 ft2/sec

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Absolute or Dynamic Viscosity

Multiply to get
to get Divide
lbf-sec/ft2 47880.26 centipoises
lbf-sec/ft2 47.8803 Pascal-sec
centipoises 0.000102 kg-sec/sq meter
centipoises 0.001 lbf-sec/sq ft*
Pascal-sec 0.0208854 Pascal-sec
Pascal-sec 1000 centipoises

*Sometimes absolute viscosity is given in terms of pounds mass. In this case—centipoises x 0.000672 = lbm/ft sec.

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Absolute to Kinematic Viscosity

Multiply to get
to get Divide
centipoises 1/density (g/cm3) centistokes
centipoises 0.00067197/density (lb/ft3) ft2/sec
lbf-sec/ft2 32.174/density (lb/ft3) ft2/sec
kg-sec/m2 9.80665/density (kg/m3) sq meters/sec
Pascal-sec 1000/density (g/cm3) centistokes

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Kinematic to Absolute Viscosity

Multiply to get
to get Divide
centistokes density (g/cm3) centipoises
sq meters/sec 0.10197 x density (kg/m3) kg-sec/sq meter
ft2/sec 0.03108 x density (lb/ft3) lbf-sec/ft2
ft2/sec 1488.16 x density (lb/ft3) centipoises
centistokes 0.001 x density (g/cm3) Pascal-sec
sq meters/sec 1000 x density (g/cm3) Pascal-sec

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