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Kinematic viscosity

Kinematic viscosity What is motor oil kinematic viscosity? Kinematic viscosity is a measure of motor oil’s resistance to flow and shear due to gravity. Here’s an example, fill two beakers with the same volume of two different viscosity motor oils and pour them into a pan. The thicker oil will take longer to empty the beaker. Kinematic viscosity is what you see in most motor oil company’s ads. They usually chill oil and show how long it takes to pour out of a beaker. Kinematic viscosity is measured in seconds-to-empty. … Read More


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