Please take in the formulas below. It will help you calculate how much capacity you will need to move or life machinery for your project. Especially rail car pullers. This information will help you k New Capstans for review. Please call 1-800-968-9002 for more information.
know how much capacity you will need for each rail car you a moving, how much incline you have and how to order accordingly, take a look at the chart below.
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Common unit of mechanical power, one HP is the rate of work required to raise 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute.
One Imperial Horsepower Equals
33,000 foot pounds per minute.
36 inch pounds torque at 1750 RPM.
1.014 Metric Horsepower. (PS)
42.4 BTU per Minute.
Torque is a twisting force. Torque causes rotation of a shaft, or it will set up a twist in a stationary shaft. It is generally expressed in foot pounds or in inch pounds. Torque is measured by the load or pull and by the distance of the pull from the center of a shaft.
A cable wrapped around a 6″ dia. drum must lift a 2500 pound weight. The drum rotates at 30 RPM.