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Question:
in my work i have gear boxes specified in Nm. How do i work out what weight they will lift in kgs.


Replies:
1 N is the force required to lift approximately 0.1 kg of mass against earth's gravity. 1 Nm of torque can lift this weight attached to a chain wrapped around a gear whose radius is 1 meter.

Tim Mooney



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