# Screw Torque to Linear Force Calculator

## About Screw Torque to Linear Force Calculator (Formula)

The Screw Torque to Linear Force Calculator is a tool that allows you to calculate the amount of linear force that is generated by a given screw torque, lever arm length, and angle. This tool is useful in many engineering and mechanical applications where it is necessary to convert a rotational force (torque) into a linear force.

The formula used in this calculator is

LF = ST / (L * Sin(a))

Where LF is the linear force (in newtons), ST is the screw torque (in newton-meters), L is the length of the lever arm (in meters), and a is the angle of the applied force (in degrees). The formula states that the linear force is equal to the screw torque divided by the product of the lever arm length and the sine of the angle.

The calculation is based on the principle of torque, which is a measure of the rotational force that is applied to an object. The torque generated by a screw is the product of the force applied to the screw and the lever arm length. The angle of the applied force is also a factor, as it affects the direction of the resulting linear force.

By using this formula, engineers and mechanics can determine the amount of linear force that will be generated by a given screw torque and lever arm length, which can be used to design and optimize mechanical systems. This can be especially useful in the design of machines and equipment where precise and accurate force measurement is critical for proper operation.