VISCOSITY CHART

VISCOSITY:  A measure of the resistance of a fluid to flow (usually through a specific orifice). CENTIPOISE: Water is the standard at 1 cps.

MATERIAL

APPROXIMATE VISCOSITY
(in centipoise)

Water @ 70 F
Kerosene or wax
Anti-Freeze or Ethylene Glycol
Motor Oil SAE10 or Mazola Corn Oil
Motor Oil SAE30 or Maple Syrup
Motor Oil SAE40 or Castor Oil
Motor Oil SAE60 or Glycerin
Karo Corn Syrup or Honey
Blackstrap Molasses
Hershey Chocolate Syrup
Heinz Ketchup or French's Mustard
Tomato Paste or Peanut Butter
Crisco Shortening or Lard
Caulking Compound
Window Putty

 1 to 5
 10
 15
 50 to 100
 150 to 200
 250 to 500
 1,000 to 2,000
 2,000 to 3,000
 5,000 to 10,000
 10,000 to 25,000
 50,000 to 70,000
 150,000 to 250,000
 1,000,000 to 2,000,000
 5,000,000 to 10,000,000
 100,000,000