What Does "Nm" Stand For?

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What Does "Nm" Stand For?

Postby flyingvet26 » Mon Jul 26, 2004 12:53 pm

I am trying to figure out what "Nm" stands for. I've been looking at cars from other countries and wonder how Nm is converted to .lbs/ft. If you could help me it would be great. Thanks
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Postby Mike Wright » Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:42 pm

Unfortunately the site doesn't appear to include Nm in the Torque section! (Someone may care to address this).
So to give you what you require: 1 lbf*ft = 1.356Nm or 1Nm = 0.737 lbf*ft
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