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Saybolt Universal Seconds - SSU -
kinematic viscosity versus temperature for typical fuel oils:
T F = T C 9 / 5 + 32 viscosity converting chart SSU (Saybolt Universal Seconds) = centiStokes (cSt) x 4.55 1) 4 - 5000 SSU is the maximum practical limit for pumping 150 - 300 SSU is the atomization range fuel oil no. 5 and 6
1) Note that this equation is correct only for a range of viscosities. There is no linear relationship between the units. Check ASTM D2161 "Standard Practice for Conversion of Kinematic Viscosity to Saybolt Universal Viscosity or to Saybolt Furol Viscosity" for more accurate methods. Related Topics Boiler house topics, fuels like oil, gas, coal, wood - chimneys, safety valves, tanks - combustion efficiency. Viscosities of products and chemical species at varying conditions. Related Documents Oil viscosity vs. temperature. Convert between fuel consumption units like US MPG, Imperial MPG, litre/nm, litre/100 km and km/litre Pot types, gun types and rotary types fuel burners. Single stage and double stage fuel oil pumps and their suction capacities. Autoignition points for fuels and chemicals like butane, coke, hydrogen, petroleum and more. Classification of gas oil based on BS 2869 - Specification for fuel oils for agricultural, domestic and industrial engines and boilers. ISO-VG viscosity grades for industrial lubricants. Viscosities and densities of ISO - and equivalent SAE grade oils. Convert between Centistokes, Saybolt and Redwood seconds. Recommended max. flow velocities on the delivery side when pumping light oils. Densities of common liquids like acetone, beer, oil, water and more. Kinematic viscosities of some common liquids like motor oil, diesel fuel, peanut oil and many more. Pressure drop in oil pipes - viscosities ranging 100 - 600 Saybolt Universal Seconds. Friction loss in schedule 40 steel pipe with viscous liquids - viscosities ranging from water to oil. Vicosity is a fluid's resistance to flow and can be valued as dynamic (absolute) or kinematic. Convert between viscosity units like Centiposes, milliPascal, CentiStokes and SSU. Search
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