Shaft Flat Pivot Friction Equation and Calculator

Friction Design Menu
Shaft Flat Pivot Friction Calculator

Torque required and power loss due to friction of a shaft in bushing.

Shaft Flat Pivot Friction

This calculator require a Premium Membership

Torque T in Pound-inches
T = ( 2 / 3 ) f W r
Power P Lost by Friction in Foot-pounds per Second

Power P Lost by Friction Formula


f = Coeffficient of friction
W = Load in pounds
T = Torque of friction about the axis of the shaft
r = Radius in inches
n = Revolutions per second