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Mower Mike
10-10-2004, 11:11 PM
I have searched this site and search engines. I want to know what FPM stands for. It is used in reference to blade tip speed, but what does it stand for??? F=? P=? M=?.

Mowing Mike
10-10-2004, 11:14 PM
Feet Per Minute?

10-10-2004, 11:14 PM
I believe it is feet per minute

Mower Mike
10-10-2004, 11:20 PM
Thanks, it was driving me crazy. :dizzy:

Richard Martin
10-11-2004, 04:27 AM
Feet per minute.

The formula is inches of blade length times 3.14 times RPM divided by 12.