[Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Rob Wallis
Even though the specification we used specifies N.m, no-one would recognise this, so we used Nm. ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com

Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Carol J. Elkins
Agreed. I always defer to the published standards for the industry I'm writing for. In my case, that would be the International System of Units, ASTM, and IEEE. See http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/ and https://www.astm.org/FormStyle_for_ASTM_STDS.html in addition to the link provided by

Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Ian Proudfoot
ers@lists.frameusers.com>; lone-tech-writ...@googlegroups.com; writers--techies-on-framema...@googlegroups.com; 'STC Lone Writer SIG' <stclwrsi...@lists.stc.org> Subject: Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings? Hi Art, I've always used f

Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Ian Proudfoot
h-writ...@googlegroups.com; writers--techies-on-framema...@googlegroups.com; STC Lone Writer SIG <stclwrsi...@lists.stc.org> Subject: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings? Or write them out? TIA, Art Art Campbell art.campb.

Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Ken Poshedly
ft•lb N•m -- Ken in Atlanta On Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:24 AM, Art Campbell wrote: Or write them out? TIA, Art Art Campbell           art.campb...@gmail.com   "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." --

Re: [Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Robert Lauriston
Here's one standard: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/soc/ias/pub-dept/abbreviation.pdf ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at

[Framers] How do you guys abbreviate foot pounds and Newton meters when writing about torque settings?

2017-06-01 Thread Art Campbell
Or write them out? TIA, Art Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply.