lifting torque

lifting torque

[′lift·iŋ ‚tȯrk]
(biophysics)
A measure of the stress arising from the performance of a task that requires lifting; it is the product of the weight of the load and the load's distance from a point within the vertebral column that serves as a fulcrum.
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Vortex's proprietary 4-cable lifting design provides maximum stability and more lifting torque compared with standard 2- or 3- cable systems used on standard loading spouts.