Technical Tables
SAE J300 Viscosity Grades for Engine Oils - December 1999
SAE
Viscosity
Grade
Low Temperature (ºC)
Cranking Viscosity(1),
cP Max.
Low Temperature (ºC)
Pumping Viscosity(2), cP Max.
with No Yield Stress
Kinematic
Viscosity(3) (cSt)
at 100ºC Min.
Kinematic
Viscosity(3) (cSt)
at 100ºC Max.
High-Shear
Viscosity(4), (cP) at 150ºC
and 106 s-1 Min.
0W6,200 at –3560,000 at –403.8--
5W6,600 at –3060,000 at –353.8--
10W7,000 at –2560,000 at –304.1--
15W7,000 at –2060,000 at –255.6--
20W9,500 at –1560,000 at –205.6--
25W13,000 at –1060,000 at -159.3--
20--5.6< 9.32.6
30--9.3< 12.52.9
40--12.5< 16.32.9 (0W-40, 5W-40 and 10W-40 grades)
40--12.5< 16.33.7 (15W-40, 20W-40, 25W-40, 40 grades)
50--16.3 < 21.93.7
60--21.9< 26.13.7