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What is oil viscosity?

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01/09/2007

Viscocisty is the physical properties of fluids (oil in this case) to resist flow. This can better be described as thickness. It is known that this property changes when the fluid (oil) rises in temperature. Viscosity is how THICK the oil is. Thin oil flows like water, thicker oil starts to flow more like honey. Lower numbers tend to be more like water.