SCFM, which stands for standard cubic feet per minute, is a numerical rating that shows the quantity of air flow a pneumatic tool requires to function at peak performance. The actual value varies based on the pressure exerted by the air in the compressor, which is typically measured in pounds per inch.
Air tools often need a vast amount of air volume to operate at a high-performance level. Bigger and more powerful tools require at least 10 SCFM, while smaller devices need around 0 to 5 SCFM. Another performance rating for an air compressor is the HP or horsepower rating, which shows a tool's motive power.Learn More
The basic metric units for liquid volume are the liter and the milliliter. Little difference exists between the metric liter and the quart, which is used to measure volume in the U.S. One quart is equivalent to 1.06 liters, and one liter equivalent to 0.95 quart, according to About.com.Full Answer >
One liter is the equivalent of approximately 0.2642 gallons. As both terms are measurements of volume, one can convert between the two by utilizing the fact that there are about 3.785 liters per gallon.Full Answer >
A bag of cement weighs 94 pounds. Concrete mix typically uses five bags of cement, or 470 pounds, per yard of concrete to be poured. Concrete mix includes rocks and sand along with cement.Full Answer >
Conversions are very simple once you know the proper equation. In the case of converting pounds to kilograms, the equation you need to know is the weight in pounds divided by 2.2046 equals the weight in kilograms.Full Answer >