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Viscosity knowledge

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The Auto-line self-cleaning filter can be customised for many types of medias with different viscosity. It is important to be aware of the viscosity of the media to be filtrated  in order to customise the Auto-line filter for optimal performance.

Check out this video and see how fast or slow different types of media flows. For example water has a viscosity of 1 mPas and chocolate has a viscosity of 25.000 mPas.

FAQ Section

What is viscosity?

Viscosity is a measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow.

What does high viscosity mean?

Viscosity defines a fluid’s resistance to flow. The higher the viscosity of a liquid is, the thicker it is and it has a greater flow resistance. Temperature will affect the viscosity of all types of liquid medias.

What is viscosity and density?

Viscosity is the parameter to measure how thick or thin any given fluid is. Density is the measure of spaces between two particles in a given fluid. Viscosity and density are the characteristics of a fluid, but there is no direct relation between viscosity and density

How does the temperature change viscosity?

Viscosity generally decreases as the temperature increases. In most liquid medias the viscosity increases as the temperature decreases. The viscosity of a liquid is related to the ease with which the molecules can move with respect to one another.