Viscosity Chart

Here is a handy liquid viscosity chart of common liquids and their viscosity in each the 3 standard measurement units.. When you order a liquid filling machine, you can use this viscosity chart to compare your liquid viscosity with one of these liquids to help your supplier understand your needs.


Typical Liquid

Centipoise (cp)

Centistokes (cSt)

Saybolt Second
Universal (SSU)

Water

1

1

31

Milk

3

4

40

No. 4 Fuel Oil

12.6

15.7

80

Cream

20

20.6

100

Vegetable Oil

40

43.2

200

SAE 10 Oil

88

110

500

Tomato Juice

180

220

1,000

SAE 30

352

440

2,000

Glycerine

800

1,100

5,000

Honey

1,500

2,200

10,000

Glue

3,000

4,500

20,000

Mayonnaise

5,000

6,250

28,000

Molasses

8,640

10,800

50,000

Sour Cream

15,000

19,000

86,000

SAE 70 oil

17,640

19,600

90,000


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