Foot pound

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Foot´ pound`

1.(Mech.) A unit of energy, or work, being equal to the work done in raising one pound avoirdupois against the force of gravity through a vertical distance of one foot.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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D10x15 Navigator - The self contained D10x15 horizontal directional boring machine has a 50 hp diesel engine delivering 1,500 foot pounds of rotational torque and 10,000 pounds of pullback force.
Foot pounds are a unit of measurement commonly used to measure the force behind bullets.
By comparison a 65-pound bow shooting a 28-inch Gold Tip 5575 (8.2 gpi), Beman MFX 340 (10.4 gpi), Easton FMJ 340 (11.1 gpi), or Carbon Express CX 300 (8.1 gpi)--averaged for weight--with 100-grain tip, shot at 260 fps, produces about 50 to 60 foot pounds of energy.
Limousin cow with Heifer calf at foot pounds 600 Bothel Craggs.
The Ditch Witch JT100 All Terrain directional drill is built for extended-range bores and installations of large-diameter pipe, with 100,000 pounds of pullback and 12,000 foot pounds of torque.
Maximum Pullback: 250 tonnes Maximum Torque (in foot pounds): 80,000 We have completed more drilling projects than any other company in Australia.
The new Toro DD2024 HDD combines a compact design with 20,000 pounds of pullback force and 2,400 foot pounds of rotary torque.
Ditch Witch HDD Models Model Engine Pullback Spindle Torque JT5 24.8 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.
The compound shoots a faster arrow with more foot pounds of energy, but a bull elk hit right with a big-game bow is in the bag every time in spite of pitiful (by comparison) arrow-striking.
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.
* D500x500 (500,000 pounds pullback, 50,000 foot pounds);
Equipment used was one model D6 with 6,000 pounds of pullback and 900 foot pounds of rotary torque; one D16x20 (16,000 pounds of pullback, 2,000 foot pounds of rotary torque); two D24x40 models (23,800 pounds of pullback, 4,000 foot pounds of torque); one D50xl00 (50,000 pounds pullback, 10,000 foot pounds of torque), and one D80x 100 (80,000 pounds pullback, 12,000 pounds of torque).