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Why Does Viscosity Matter?

30 August 2019
In science, water is often used as the basis of comparison and with viscosity, the situation is no different. The viscosity of water is 1cp and an example of a viscous or thick fluid is tomato puree or peanut butter which is 500,000 cps meaning it is 500,000 times thicker than water. Different pumping technologies are required depending on the viscosity of the liquid as some liquids will flow more easily than others such as thick oils and greases.
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