[Value of µPa s] = [Value of mP] * 100
[Value of mP] = [Value of µPa s] / 100
The unit Megapoise (MP) in the field of dynamic viscosity is a measure of a fluid's resistance to flow or deformation under an applied force. It is a part of the centimeter-gram-second (CGS) system of units and is often used to describe the thickness or stickiness of fluids, such as oils, syrups, and gels.
One Megapoise (MP) is equal to 1,000,000 centipoise (cP), which is another common unit of dynamic viscosity. It can also be related to the SI unit of dynamic viscosity, the Pascal-second (Pa·s), where 1 MP is equal to 100 Pa·s.
In simple terms, the higher the Megapoise value, the thicker or more viscous the fluid is, making it harder for it to flow or deform under an external force. The measurement of dynamic viscosity is crucial in the engineering and design of various devices, including lubricants, coatings, and many industrial processes, where the flow behavior of fluids plays a vital role.
A millipoise (mP) is a unit used to measure dynamic viscosity, which is an important property of fluids that describes their resistance to flow, shear, or deformation at a given rate. Dynamic viscosity is a critical factor in many applications, such as lubrication or flow in pipes, as it quantifies the internal friction of the fluid during motion.
The unit millipoise refers to one-thousandth of a poise (P), where a poise represents the dynamic viscosity of a fluid where one dyne of force is required to displace a one-square centimeter area of the fluid by a one-centimeter distance in one second. In other words, 1 poise (P) = 1 dyne·s/cm², and 1 millipoise (mP) = 0.001 poise (P).
Since the International System of Units (SI) uses the pascal-second (Pa·s) as the standard unit for dynamic viscosity, conversion between millipoise and pascal-second can be achieved using the relationship: 1 mP = 0.001 Pa·s. Millipoise is commonly used in industries related to fluids, like the oil and gas industry, as well as in the context of non-Newtonian fluids, which include many polymers and foams.
µPa s(micropascal second)
A micropascal second (µPa·s) is a unit of dynamic viscosity in the International System of Units (SI). Dynamic viscosity is a measure of a fluid's resistance to flow or, in simpler terms, its internal friction. When a force is applied to a fluid, the layers of the fluid will move against each other, and the dynamic viscosity represents the resistance between these layers.
In the field of dynamic viscosity, a micropascal second is a very small unit of measurement. It can be represented as:
1 µPa·s = 1 x 10^-6 Pa·s
where 1 Pa·s (pascal second) is the SI unit of dynamic viscosity. A micropascal second is used for measuring the viscosity of very low viscous fluids or gases, like air or other light gases.
To provide some more context, liquids like water or oil have higher viscosities (measured in millipascal seconds, mPa·s), while substances like honey or molasses have even higher viscosities (measured in pascal seconds, Pa·s).
mP and µPa s Conversion Mapping Table