Conversion Factors for Units Used in Pneumatic Calculations

Force Conversion Factors

Multiply value A by conversion factor in table to calculate value B.

  B
A
oz
lbf
N
kg(f)
oz 1 0.0625 0.2780 0.0284
lbf 16 1 4.4482 0.4536
N 3.5970 0.2248 1 0.1020
kg(f) 35.2740 2.2050 9.8068 1

Torque Conversion Factors

Multiply value A by conversion factor in table to calculate value B.

  B
A
oz-in
lb-in
lb-ft
Nm
oz-in
1 0.0625 52083E-03 7.0616E-03
lb-in
16 1 0.0833 0.1130
lb-ft 192 12 1 1.356
Nm 141.61 8.8507 0.7376 1

Rotational Inertia Conversion Factors

Multiply value A by conversion factor in table to calculate value B.

  B
A
oz-in2 oz-in-sec2 lb-in2 lb-in-sec2 lb-ft2 lb-ft-sec2 kg-m2 kg-m-sec2 kg-cm2 kg-cm-sec2
oz-in2
1 2.5900E-03 6.2500E-02 1.6190E-04 4.3403E-04 1.3490E-05 1.8290E-05 1.8650E-06 1.8290E-01 1.8650E-04
oz-in-sec2
3.8610E+02 1 2.4130E+01 6.2500E-02 1.6760E-01 5.2080E-03 7.0620E-03 7.2010E-04 7.0620E+01 7.2010E-02
lb-in2 1.6000E+01 4.1442E-02 1 2.5900E-03 6.9444E-03 2.1583E-04 2.9260E-04 2.9840E-05 2.9260E+00 2.9840E-03
lb-in-sec2 6.1767E+03 1.6000E+01 3.8610E+02 1 2.6810E+00 8.3333E-02 1.1300E-01 1.1520E-02 1.1300E+03 1.1520E+00
lb-ft2 2.3040E+03 5.9666E+00 1.4400E+02 3.7300E-01 1 3.1080E-02 4.2140E-02 4.2970E-03 4.2140E+02 4.2970E-01
lb-ft-sec2 7.4129E+04 1.9201E+02 4.6333E+03 1.2000E+01 3.2175E+01 1 1.3560E+00 1.3824E-01 1.3560E+04 1.3824E+01
kg-m2 5.4675E+04 1.4160E+02 3.4176E+03 8.8496E+00 2.3730E+01 7.3746E-01 1 1.0190E-01 1.0000E+04 1.0190E+01
kg-m-sec2 5.3619E+05 1.3887E+03 3.3512E+04 8.6806E+01 2.3272E+02 7.2338E+00 9.8135E+00 1 9.8130E+04 1.0000E+02
kg-cm2 5.4675E+00 1.4160E-02 3.4176E-01 8.8496E-04 3.3730E+03 7.3746E-05 1.000E-04 1.0191E-05 1 1.0190E-03
kg-cm-sec2 5.3619E+03 1.3887E+01 3.3512E+02 8.6806E-01 2.3272E+00 7.2338E-02 9.8135E-02 1.0000E-02 9.8135E+02 1

Length/Distance Conversion Factors

Multiply value A by conversion factor in table to calculate value B.

  B
A
in
ft
mm
cm m
in 1 0.0833 25.4 2.54 0.0254
ft 12 1 304.8 30.48 0.3048
mm 0.03937 0.00328 1 0.1 0.001
cm 0.3937 0.03281 10 1 0.01
m 39.37 3.281 1000 100 1

 

 

Available Pneumatic Cylinder Styles

Tie-rod air cylinder - non-rotating Tie Rod Cylinders
Round Body Cylinders
Compact Cylinders
Guided Cylinders
Rodless Cylinders

 

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Engineering & Product Selection Information

Pneumatic Product Selection

  • Pneumatic Actuators & Air Cylinders
  • Pneumatic Cylinders
  • Automation Products: rotary actuators, grippers, slide tables, rotary tables, escapement
  • Actuator Accessories: Linear alignment couplers, flow controls, air oil tanks, rodlocks, electronic sensors, shock absorbers

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