›› Measurement unit: cfm

Full name: cubic foot/minute

Plural form: cubic feet/minute

Symbol: cfm

Category type: volume flow rate

Scale factor: 0.00047194745


›› SI unit: cubic meter/second

The SI derived unit for volume flow rate is the cubic meter/second.
1 cubic meter/second is equal to 2118.87997276 cfm.


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›› Definition: Cubic foot/minute

Cubic feet per minute (CFM) is a measure used in Industrial hygiene and ventilation engineering. It describes the rate of flow of a gas or air volume into or out of a space.

A standard measurement of airflow that indicates how many cubic feet of air pass by a stationary point in one minute. The higher the number, the more air is being forced through the system. The volumetric flow rate of a liquid or gas in cubic feet per minute. 1 CFM equals approximately 0.47 liter per second.


›› Sample conversions: cfm

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