feet per minute


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feet per minute

A unit of speed representing the number of feet traveled in 1 min.
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But if there's a headwind turning your 120 knot airspeed into a 110 knot groundspeed you'd be descending at (636 feet per minute divided by (110 over 60) miles per minute) 347 feet per mile.
You should ask what sort of cubic feet per minute of flow a smoke evacuator can manage.
If the belt feeding the primary magnet is 60 inches wide and traveling at 250 feet per minute (FPM), the following would be true: 50 TPH x 2,000 PPT divided by 60 minutes/hour times 75 PCF equals 22 CFM (where 50 is the capacity in tons/hour, there are 2,000 pounds per ton, 60 minutes per hour, 75 pounds per cubic foot [PCF] of feed density and volume is measured in cubic feet per minute [CFM]).
We can capture data anywhere up to 4,000 feet per minute (20 metres per second), so it's as good as the fastest hoist in the world.
The plant sits on a more-than-100-acre-site and will be capable of producing approximately 1 billion square feet of wallboard per year at speeds of more than 500 feet per minute, according to a press release from the company.
Advanced Surface Inspector System identifies defects at paper machine speeds in excess of 4800 feet per minute.
This machine utilizes a manganese belt conveyance system and variable speed drive to accommodate from 1 to 60 feet per minute blasting speeds.
Accutronic offers speeds of up to 400 feet per minute in transportation and up to 240 feet per minute in accumulation.
The pilot observed a 100 to 150 feet per minute (FPM) rate of descent on the vertical speed indicator.
The 625 hp engine gives the cold planer an operating speed of 132 feet per minute.
The anemometer displays air velocity in five ranges: feet per minute, meters per second, kilometers per hour, miles per hour, and knots.