cubic foot per minute

cubic foot per minute

[¦kyü·bik ¦fu̇t pər ′min·ət]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume flow rate, equal to a uniform flow of 1 cubic foot in 1 minute; equal to 1/60 cusec. Abbreviated cfm.
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The system, thanks to its revolutionary design, allows Wilden air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps to achieve up to 60 per cent savings in air consumption over all competitive AODD pump technologies, while providing more product yield per standard cubic foot per minute (SCFM).
Once complete, the Safe House features a small theater with TV and VCR; a stove; fireplace; complete alarm system; smoke detectors; a working 911 telephone system; a heated door; wireless PA system; upstairs bedroom, and a 4500 cubic foot per minute smoke generator.