Viscosity of Toluene


Toluene, formerly known as toluol, is a clear, water-insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinners. It is a mono-substituted benzene derivate. Its IUPAC systematic name is methylbenzene.

It is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is widely used as an industrial feedstock and as a solvent. Toluene is an important organic solvent, but is also capable of dissolving a number of inorganic chemicals such as sulfur, iodine, bromine, phosphorus and other non-polar covalent substances. Inhaling toluene has the potential to cause severe neurological harm.

Viscosity Table – Measurement data

Temp. [°C] Dyn. Viscosity [mPa.s] Kin. Viscosity [mm²/s] Density [g/cm³]
15 0.63 0.72 0.8713
20 0.59 0.68 0.8667
25 0.56 0.65 0.8621
30 0.53 0.62 0.8574
35 0.50 0.59 0.8527

Toluene - dynamic viscosity and density over temperature



DMA™ 4500 M Density Meter and Lovis 2000 ME Microviscometer


Reference DMA™ 4500 M density meter, Lovis 2000 ME microviscometer
Kin. vis. yes
Dyn. vis. yes
Density yes
Multiple temperatures yes
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