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Is 0.0 centipoise the consistancy of fresh water?

Steven A.
Los Angeles


desi j kiss wrote:

> It is centipoises !
>
> The metric combinations times 0.1 are given the special name POISES
> (after POISEUILLE, who dis some of the 1st work on viscosity).
>
> Viscosities quoted in POISES or CENTIPOISES may be readily converted
> into the English system by use of basic conversion factors. (i.e.
> 1lbxs/sqft=1 slug/ftxs=
> 478.8 POISES)
>
> djk
>
> On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 13:56:31 -0700 "Conrad Guymon" <conrad(--nospam--at)karren.com>
> writes:
> > cps should be centipoise.  Does it mention a velocity and temperature
> > that
> > the resin should be tested at?  I used to work in a materials
> > testing
> > laboratory, and the resins I used to test were non-newtonian and
> > temperature
> > dependent.
> >
> > Good luck figuring this one out.
> >
> > Conrad
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bill Polhemus" <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
> > To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 2:44 PM
> > Subject: Measurement of Viscosity
> >
> >
> > > I'm looking at a product specification sheet which states that a
> > given
> > > polyurethane resin product should exhibit a viscosity of "250-400
> > cps".
> > >
> > > What the heck is "cps" in this instance? I thought maybe
> > "centipoise" but
> > > that doesn't seem to work in comparison with the spec
> > requirements.
> > >
> > > Anyone have any ideas?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
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> > > Katy, TX, USA
> > > Phone (281) 492-2251
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