›› Measurement unit: centipoise

Full name: centipoise

Plural form: centipoise

Symbol: cP

Alternate spelling: cps

Category type: dynamic viscosity

Scale factor: 0.001


›› SI unit: pascal second

The SI derived unit for dynamic viscosity is the pascal second.
1 pascal second is equal to 1000 centipoise.


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›› Definition: Centipoise

A unit of dynamic viscosity in the CGS system of units. A centipoise is one millipascal second (mPas) in SI units. Water has a viscosity of 0.0089 poise at 25 C, or 1 centipoise at 20 C.


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