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List of Dielectric Constants

The following list of dielectric constants is based on approximate values for the substance listed in its natural state. These values are for informational purposes only. The
list should be used as a guide to help the user find the appropriate instrument type, but are not guaranteed to be descriptive of every customer's process. Information may
be changed at any time without notice.

Substance DK-Value Substance DK-Value


A Caprylic acid 2.5
Acetal 3.8 Carbazole 1.3
Acetaldehyde 15 Carbon black 18.8
Acetamide 59.2 Carbon disulphide 2.6
Acetic acid 6.2 Carbon tetrachloride 2.3
Acetoacetic acid ethyl ester 15 Carbonylcyanid 10.7
Acetone 21.5 Caustic potash 3.3
Acetophenone 18 Cellit 1.6
Acetyl bromide 16.2 Cellulose 1.2
Acetyl chloride 15.9 Cement 2.2
Acetylacetone 23 Cement asbestos 3.2
Acetylene dibromide 7.2 Ceramic compound 17
Acetylene tetrabromide 5.6 Cetyl alcohol (60C) 3.6
Aconite acid ester 6.3 Chaff 1.5
Activated carbon 12 Chalk 2.1
Adipic Acid 1.8 Chamotte 1.8
Aerosile 1 Charcoal 1.3
Aether 4 Chloorhydrin 31
Allyl alcohol 20.6 Chlor benzene 5.7
Allyl chloride 8.2 Chlor. fluid 2.1
Allyl iodide 6.1 Chloral 6.7
Alum 4.2 Chlorinated lime 2.3
Aluminium bromide 3.4 Chloroacetic acid 33.4
Aluminium foil 10.8 Chloroform (trichlormethane) 4.8
Aluminium hydroxide 2.5 Chocolate powder 2
Aluminium splinters 7.3 Clay 2.3
Aluminium sulfate 2.6 Coal dust 2.5
Ammonia 15 Coal. 15 % moisture 4
Ammonia salt 4.3 Coconut oil (refined) 2.9
Ammonia solution (25%) 31.6 Coffee beans 1.5
Amyl amine 4.5 Coke 3
Aniline 7 Cola essence 17.3
Animal feed grist 2.4 Concentrated feed 3.2
Anisealdehyde 22.3 Copper ore 5.6
Anisole 4.5 Cork powder 1.7
Anthracite/hard coal 3.2 Corn 3.6
Antimony hydride 1.8 Corn grist 2.1
Argon 1.5 Corn starch sirup 18.4
Arsine 2.1 Cotton fibre flour 3.2
Arsole 2.3 Cream (skin) 19
Asbestos 10 Cresol 11
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 2.1 Cresol resin 18.3
Azelaic acid diethylester 5 Crystal sugar 2
Azoxybenzene 5.2 Cullet 2
B Cuminaldehyde 10.7
Basalt 2.5 Cyanogen 2.5
Bauxite 2.5 D
Beer brew 25 Decalin 2.1
Beets cuttings 7.3 Degalan 3.1
Beets seeds 3.5 Desmodur 10
Bentonite 8.1 Diacetone alcohol 18.2
Benzal chloride 6.9 Diamylether 3
Benzaldehyd 17.6 Diatomaceous earth 1.4
Benzene 2.3 Dibenzofuran (100C) 3
Benzene. heavy 3.2 Dibenzyl (60C) 2.5
Benzil (80C) 10 Diesel Fuel 2.1
Benzine 2 Diethyl carbonate 2.8
Benzyl alcohol 13.5 Diethylamine 3.8
Benzyl chloride 7 Dimethylether (methyl ether) 5
Benzyl amine 4.6 Diofan 32
Bitumen 2.8 Dioxane 2
Black liquor 32 Diphenyl 2.5
Bone fat 2.7 Dry yeast 2
Bonemeal 1.7 E
Bore oil emulsion 25 Emulphor 4
Bornylacetat 4.6 Epichlorhydrin 23
Bromine 3.1 Ethanol (ethyl alkohol) 16.2
Butanoic acid 3 Ethayl acetate 6
C Ethyl benzene 2.4
Cacao beans 1.8 Ethyl benzoate 6
Calcium fluoride 2.5 Ethyl mercaptan 6.9
Camphene 2.3 Ethylamine 6.9
Caproic acid 2.6 Ethylene chlorhydrin 25
Substance DK-Value Substance DK-Value
Ethylene chloride 10.6 Isoamyl bromide 6
Ethylenediamine 15 Isoamyl chloride 6.1
Etylene oxide 13.9 Isoamyl ether 2.8
F Isoamyl iodide 5.6
Fat coal 3.4 Isobutanoic acid 2.6
Fatty acid 1.7 Isobutyl alcohol 18.1
Fenchone 12.8 Isobutyl amine 4.4
Ferrite pellets 21 Isobutyl benzene 2.3
Ferrosilicon 10 Isobutyl bromide 7.2
Ferrozell 18.3 Isobutyl chloride 6.5
Fertiliser 4.3 Isobutyl cyanide 18
Fiber glass powder 1.1 Isobutyl iodide 6.5
Fish oil 2.6 Isobutyl nitrate 11.7
Flax pellets 1.4 Isobutyl silane 2.5
Flour 2.5 Isocyanate 6.1
Fluorbenzene 6.4 Isoprene 2.1
Fluorine 1.5 Isopropanol 18
Fly ash 3.3 Isoquinoline 10.7
Foam flakes 1.1 Isosafrol 3.3
Formamide 109 K
Formic acid 57.9 Ketchup 24
Furan 3 L
Furfurol 41.7 Lanolin 4.2
G Lard (80C) 2.1
Gas 2 Latex 24
Germanium tetrachloride 2.4 Laughing gas 1.5
Glass granulate 4 Lauric acid ethyl ester 3.4
Glucose (50%) 30 Lime 2
Glue 2 Linoleic acid 2.7
Glycerol 13.2 M
Glycerol water 37 Malic acid diethylester 10
Glycol 37 Malt 2.7
Glysantin 25 Mandelic acid nitril 18
Grain grist 3 Marble stones small (2-3 mm) 2.5
Grain of mustard seed 3.6 Meat and bone meal 1.9
Grain of soy 2.9 Meat and bone meal 2.2
Granuform 4 Menthol 4
Gravel 2.6 Mercury diethyl 2.1
Green vitriol 32.4 Mesityl oxide 15
Guaiacol 11 Metal powder 6
Guano 2.5 Methanol (methyl alkohol) 33
Gypsum 1.8 Methyl acetate 8
H Methyl cellulose 3
Hazels 2 Methyl iodide 7.1
Heating oil 2.1 Methyl nitrate 23.5
Heavy fuel oil 2.2 Methylene bromide 7
Helium 1.1 Methylene chloride 9
Heptanal 9.1 Methylene chloride 9.1
Heptane 1.9 Metylene iodide 5.3
Heptanoic acid 2.6 Mice feed 2.3
Heptene 2.1 Molasses 31.3
Hexachlorobutadiene 2.6 Mono chlormethane 9.8
Hexane 1.9 Morpholine 7.3
Hexanol 12.5 Mustard 24
Hexene 2.1 N
Hibiscus 2.8 Naphtalene 2.5
Honey 24 Naphthenic acid 2.6
Hot glue 2.3 Nitric acid (98%) 19
Hydrazine 58 Nitro phoska 5.4
Hydrochloric acid 5 Nitro varnish 5.2
Hydrogen 1.2 Nitrobenzene 35
Hydrogen cyanide 158 Nitroethane 29
Hydrogen Fluoride 83.6 Nitroglycerin 19.3
Hydrogen iodide 2.9 Nitroglycol 28.3
Hydrogen peroxide 84.2 Nitromethane 39
Hydrogen sulfide 6 Nitrosyl bromide 15.2
I Nitrosyl chloride 19
Ice cream 16.5 O
Imidazole. pure 23 Oat 4.9
Iodine 11.1 Octane 2
Iodobenzene 4.6 Octene 2.1
Iron(III)oxide red 1.9 Octyl bromide 5
Isoamyl acetate 4.8 Oil 2
Isoamyl alcohol 15.6 Oleic acid 2.5
Substance DK-Value Substance DK-Value
Oxalo ethyl acetate 6 Silicone oil 2.7
Oxygen 1.5 Silicone rubber 2.9
P Skim milk powder 2.3
Palm nut/kernel/seed 2.8 Soap flakes 9.2
Palm seed oil 1.8 Soap pellets 3.5
Palm tree nut 2.2 Soda 3
Palmitic acid 2.3 Sodium chloride 23
Paper scraps 1.2 Sodium methylate 1.5
Paraffin 1.6 Sodium perborate 2.2
Paraldehyde 15.1 Sodium peroxide 2.7
Pasta 1.9 Sodium silicate 16
Peanuts, dried 3.1 Sodium sulfate 2.7
Peanut expeller 2.4 Soft soap 32
Pelargon 2.8 Solvent 18
Penta borane 21 Soy flour 4.5
Penta chlortoluene 4.8 Splints 1.1
Penta ethyl chloride 3.8 Stearic acid 2.3
Pentanal 11.8 Styrene 2.4
Pentane 1.8 Sugar 1.8
Pentanol 14.8 Sulfur trioxide 3.1
Pentene 2 Sulfuric acid 21.9
Perchlorate 3.6 Sulfuric acid (17%) 31
Perlite 1.7 Sulfuric acid (97%) 8.6
PET powder 1.5 Sulphur 3.5
Phenetole 4.2 Sulphur Dioxide 14
Phenol 8 Sunflower seeds 2
Phenol resin 7.4 T
Phosgene 4.3 Talcum 1.5
Phosphate 4 Tankage 1.9
Phosphorus salt 4 Tar 4
Phosphorus. liquid 3.9 Tartaric acid 35.9
Pinane 2.1 Tea powder 2
Piperidine 5.8 Terephthalic acid 1.5
Plastic pellets 1.2 Terpinene 2.7
Polyamide pellets 1.7 Terpinolene 2.3
Polyethylene 1.2 Tetrachlorethylene 2.5
Polypropylene 1.6 Thomaskali dust 3.4
Polyrol 2.8 Thujone (0C) 10.8
Polyvinyl acetals 2.8 Tinder 12
Popcorn 1.1 Titan tetrachloride 2.8
Potash salt 2 Tobacco dust 1.8
Potato starch 1.7 Toluene 2.4
Pril 1.2 Tooth paste 18.3
Printing ink 4.6 Transformer oil 2.1
Propanoic acid 3.2 Trichloroethylene 3.2
Propanol (propyl alcohol) 2.2 Triethylaluminium 2.9
Propionaldehyde 14.4 Triptan 1.9
Propylamine 3 U
Propylene chloride 9 Ultrasil 1.4
Propylene. liquid 1.9 Undecan 2
Propylether 3.3 Urea 2.9
PVC powder. pure 1.3 V
Pyridine 13.2 Valeric acid 2.7
Pyrroles 8 Vinegar 24
Q Viscose 34.5
Quartz stone meal 2.7 W
Quinoline 8.8 Water 80.3
R Water (360C) 10
Rapeseed 3.3 Water. demineralisiert 29.3
Rapeseed grist 2.1 Water. heavy 78.3
Resin 1.5 Water-in-oil-emulsion 24.2
Rice 3 Wax 1.8
Rock salt (0-25 mm) 4.3 Wheat 4
Rapeseed grist 2.1 Wheat starch 2.5
Resin 1.5 White spirit 2
Rice 3 Wine 25
Rock salt (0-25 mm) 4.3 Wood chips 2.3
Rye 6 Wood swarf 1.5
Rye bran 2.2 X
S Xylene 2.3
Saccharose solution 20 Xylitol 40
Salt water 32 Z
Sawdust 1.3 Zinc oxide 1.5
Silica sand 2 Zinc powder 4.4
Silicic acid 2