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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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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.
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.
7L Hemi V8 records 395 horsepower and 407 foot pounds of torque.
For directional drills, the company offers the D80X120 Navigator directional drilling machine that develops 80,000 pounds of pullback, 12,000 foot pounds of torque, and has a 300 gpm onboard drilling fluid pump.
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 new Caterpillar(R) 3054C turbo-charged diesel engine delivers 100 horsepower and gives the RC-100 304 foot pounds of engine torque, more than any other rubber-tracked loader.
The ESW-M is designed to operate on 20 gpm hydraulic flow from the excavator to produce up to 60,000 foot pounds of breakout torque, 45,000 foot pounds of make-up torque, and 2,000 foot pounds torque spinner.
Designed to do the work of four torque wrenches, the TechAngle Electronic Torque Wrench allows users to set the torque value in Newton meters, foot pounds, or inch pounds and angle of rotation.
The machine develops 80,000 pounds of pullback, 12,000 foot pounds of torque, and has a 200 gpm onboard drilling fluid pump.
For example, the engine for a car requiring 200 foot pounds of torque would weigh approximately 300 pounds.