What “N m” or “lb-ft” Means on Your Power Tools.

Understanding the concept of torque

I know many of you don’t read manuals for power tools either because you’re too macho to do so or you like the challenge of working things out for yourself! (I like to do the latter and only consult the manual when I get stuck!) However if you’ve ever checked the spec of a tool such as a cordless drill, located usually…



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Eugene Brennan

Eugene is an engineer with a BSc(Eng) degree in Control and Instrumentation. He’s passionate about gardening, DIY, making things, cycling & photography.