CFM


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CFM

(Cubic Feet per Minute) The measurement of air flow. Cooling fans are rated in CFM.

cfm

Abbr. for “cubic feet per minute.”
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The start of our relationship with Delta was a pivotal point in CFM history, said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of CFM.
From the start the Crowleys insisted that the two essential elements of CFM would be membership of married couples, not separate groups for men and women, and they would use the "inquiry technique," which Pat and Patty adapted from Cardinal Joseph Cardijn of Belgium.
44-cm) floor fans to push the melt emissions into the side-draft canopy hood, as the canopy previously was taking in only 30,000 cfm compared to the required 200,000 cfm.
For a given room, we might only need two hundred cfm to meet the temperature setting, but more to provide the needed ventilation for the occupants," Mumma says.
Mendell believes: "the relationship between health effects and ventilation rates between 0 and 20 cfm-- or even 30 cfm per person.
In the past 30 years, Greater China has grown to become one of the largest and most important customer bases for CFM in the world, with more than 50 airlines ordering more than 3,900 CFM56 and LEAP engines to power Airbus, Boeing, and COMAC aircraft.
The illustrated cross-section of a CFM screw shows fiber in the helical (thread) sections oriented in ways that increase thread twist strength or torsional resistance, allowing screws to resist breakage even when fastening metal parts.
The Qantas Group is a great CFM customer and Jetstar is an industry leader among low fare airlines, so we are extremely proud it has chosen to expand that relationship to the A320 platform as part of their future franchise and fleet growth, making CFM such an important part of its operations," said Kevin McAllister, vice president of sales for CFM parent company GE Aviation.
The agreement provides for the comprehensive repair and replacement of life-limited and non-life-limited parts for the CFM engines in the airline's fleet, as well as providing Lion Air with technical data for component repairs and engine overhaul to assist their operations.
An air-flow regulator balances blower cfm for drying efficiency.
2013 is proving to be another stellar year for CFM International (CFM), with the company logging orders for more than 1,255 LEAP engines, as well as 1,172 orders for CFM56 engines through October.