foot-pound force

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foot-pound force

A non-SI (International System) unit of work, which is equal to the work done when one pound (force) is displaced one foot in the direction of the force, which translates to 1.356 J.
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Foot pounds are a unit of measurement commonly used to measure the force behind bullets.
These "smart" wrenches have programmable clamping force that can achieve 160,000 foot pounds of breakout torque and 75,000 foot pounds of make-up torque.
Offering lift capacity up to 500 pounds and torque capacity up to 2,212 foot pounds, the manipulator reduces injuries by absorbing the shock of an attached tool.
Offering lift capacity up to 500 pounds and torque capacity up to 2,212 foot pounds, the unit reduces injuries to wrists, arms and upper bodies by absorbing the shock of an attached power tool, torque gun or nutrunner.
One hundred foot pounds of energy is required to bowhunt African elephant.
Angus cow with Bull calf at foot pounds 780, pounds 680, pounds 620 Jenkin Cross.
Its turret is designed with a 20-hp 6,000-rpm spindle and 86 foot pounds of torque for live tools.
This combination of velocity and bullet weight produces a muzzle energy of 3,187 foot pounds, with more than a ton of energy remaining at 100 yards.
The machine develops 80,000 pounds of pullback, 12,000 foot pounds of torque, and has a 200 gpm onboard drilling fluid pump.
Vermeer also increased the maximum carriage speed to 208 fpm, thrust/pullback to 10,000 pounds and maximum torque to 1,500 foot pounds to help utility contractors install more feet per day.
8 horsepower 5,000 pounds 550 foot pounds JT9 66 horsepower 9,000 pounds 1,100 foot pounds J20 74 horsepower 20,000 pounds 2,200 foot pounds JT25 130 horsepower 27,000 pounds 4,000 foot pounds JT30 160 horsepower 30,000 pounds 4,000 foot pounds JT60 190 horsepower 60,000 pounds 9,000 foot pounds JT100 268 horsepower 100,000 pounds 12,000 foot pounds All Terrain Models JT30 AT 160 horsepower 30,000 pounds 800 foot pounds on inner spindle JT60 AT 190 horsepower 60,000 pounds Max.