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Temperature-Viscosity Chart

The interpolation calculator provided below is used to determine:

  • the kinematic viscosity values, depends from temperature, calculated by the formulas specified in ASTM D341 – (‘Standard Practice for Viscosity-Temperature Charts for Liquid Petroleum Products’);
  • the Viscosity Index (VI) by the formulas specified in ASTM D2270 (`Standard Practice for Calculating Viscosity Index from Kinematic Viscosity at 40 and 100°C 1`) or in ISO 2909 (`Standard Practice for Calculating Viscosity Index from Kinematic Viscosity at 40 and 100°C 1`) or in ГОСТ 25371-2018 (`Нефтепродукты. Расчёт индекса вязкости по кинематической вязкости`)

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Any mineral oil is supplied with the specification of kinematic viscosity values at two different temperatures, usually at 40°C and at 100°C (or at 100°F and at 210°F). These data is enough to determine kinematic viscosity at any other values of temperature and as well Viscosity Index.

You can calculate pre-filled values of oil classified by ISO 3448 with grades VG22, VG32, VG46 or VG68 (at viscosity Index = 100) or enter specific values for any other oils.

Warning!

The calculator below is for informative purposes only. The use of any of the calculators’ results is at the user’s sole risk.

How to use calculator

Just put your values (either imperial or metrical) in the appropriate fields below and press ENTER. All other values will be re-calculated automatically. The graphic curve will be updated as well.

Operation data Metrical Imperial
Select hydraulic oil:
Temperature #1 °C °F
Kinematic viscosity at Temperature #1 cSt SUS
Temperature #2 °C °F
Kinematic viscosity at Temperature #2 cSt SUS
Temperature to calculate °C °F
Results:
Kinematic viscosity at calc. temperature cSt SUS
Viscosity Index
by ISO 2909:2002 Procedures A and B
by ASTM D2270-04 Procedures A and B
by ГОСТ 25371-2018 Методы А и Б

If you find some mismatch or an error or just have any questions please do not hesitate to leave your comments below.

6 Comments

  1. ALI

    OUR FUEL VISCOSITY IS 39.9MM AT 50 DEG C
    I WANT VISCOSITY OF 18MM2 AT BOILER WHAT WILL BE TEMPERATURE TO MAINTAIN THAT VISCOSITY.

    Reply
    1. Dzyanis (Post author)

      Hello Ali. I assume when you say 39.9MM and 18MM2 you mean viscosity 39.9mm^2/s and 18mm^2/s what are equivalents to 39.9 cSt and 18.0 cSt accordingly. Unfortunately, it means you have oil with the custom grade and just one parameter of viscosity at temp is not enough to make this calculation in accordance with the standard. Please check your oil specification – there should be two lines of viscosity at temp. Put them in the table above and find the value of temp at any value of viscosity.

      Reply
  2. SH

    Amazing tool!
    Extremely helpful.
    Thank you very much for making it available to everybody!

    Reply
    1. Dzyanis (Post author)

      Thank you!

      Reply
  3. Ikhsan

    Amazing tool!
    thank you very much for your effort.
    is this calculator applicable to another oil type (engine, gear, etc)?

    Reply
    1. Dzyanis (Post author)

      Thanks for your feedback! This chart uses equations as per ASTM D341 standard to calculate relationship temp-visc for any liquid petroleum products and lubricants.

      Reply

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