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Material Properties

 

Viscosity

Viscosity is a measurement of how resistant a fluid is when attempts are made to move through it. A fluid with low viscosity of said to be 'thin', whilst a high viscosity is said the be 'thick' and more viscous.

Units: mPa.s = Millipascal seconds

Conversion = mPa.s = cPs = cSt x density of fluid

 

150,000 - 250,000
mPa.s

70,000
mPa.s

30,000
mPa.s

8,500
mPa.s

2,000 - 4,000
mPa.s

85
mPa.s

1
mPa.s

250,000 mPa.s Viscosity 70,000 mPa.s Viscosity 30,000 mPa.s Viscosity 8,500 mPa.s Viscosity 3,000 mPa.s Viscosity 85 mPa.s Viscosity 1 mPa.s Viscosity
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Hardness


The hardness of a material can be defined by it's resistance to a permanent indentation. Hardness is measured using Shore Degrees, ranging across 3 scales: '00', 'A' and 'D'.

 

Shore Hardness Scale