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What does SFM stand for?

SFM stands for Surface Feet per Minute

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They are available in a wide range of sizes for sealing either a bearing's outer ring or inner ring and can be specified for circumferential speeds up to 1000 surface feet per minute at the contact diameter.
If we take one of the reliable shortcut methods of calculating cutting force, the formula is: F = (Hp x 26,400) / SFM Where: SFM = Cutting Speed in Surface Feet per Minute.
It is even possible to confirm this mathematically using the above formula (where SFM is Cutting Speed in Surface feet per Minute, L is the measured distance between ellipse centerlines, with 16.