SAE number

SAE number

[‚e‚sā′ē ‚nəm·bər]
(engineering)
A classification of motor, transmission, and differential lubricants to indicate viscosities, standardized by the Society of Automotive Engineers; SAE numbers do not connote quality of the lubricant.
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* Select the appropriate SAE number for the hose to match system pressure and flow requirements to the capability of the hose.