# Inch-Pounds to Foot-Pounds Converter

Enter the torque in inch-pounds below to get the value converted to foot-pounds.

## Result in Foot-Pounds:

Do you want to convert foot-pounds to inch-pounds?

## How to Convert Inch-Pounds to Foot-Pounds

To convert a measurement in inch-pounds to a measurement in foot-pounds, divide the torque by the following conversion ratio: 12 inch-pounds/foot-pound.

Since one foot-pound is equal to 12 inch-pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

foot-pounds = inch-pounds ÷ 12

The torque in foot-pounds is equal to the torque in inch-pounds divided by 12.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 inch-pounds to foot-pounds using the formula above.

Inch-pounds and foot-pounds are both units used to measure torque. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Are Inch-Pounds?

One inch-pound is equal to the torque that results from applying one pound-force perpendicularly to a one-inch-long moment arm.

While inch-pounds are commonly used to describe torque, the correct verbiage is pound-inches.

The inch-pound, or pound-inch or pound-force inch, is a US customary unit of torque. Inch-pounds can be abbreviated as *lb-in*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *lbf-in* or *in-lb*. For example, 1 inch-pound can be written as 1 lb-in, 1 lbf-in, or 1 in-lb.

Learn more about inch-pounds.

## What Are Foot-Pounds?

One foot-pound is equal to the torque that results from applying one pound-force perpendicularly to a one-foot-long moment arm.

While the foot-pound is a commonly used term, it is technically not the correct verbiage to express torque. Pound-foot (or pound-feet) is the correct way to express this measurement of torque.

The foot-pound, or pound-foot or pound-force foot, is a US customary unit of torque. Foot-pounds can be abbreviated as *lb-ft*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *lbf-ft* or *ft-lb*. For example, 1 foot-pound can be written as 1 lb-ft, 1 lbf-ft, or 1 ft-lb.

Learn more about foot-pounds.

## Inch-Pound to Foot-Pound Conversion Table

Inch-pounds | Foot-pounds |
---|---|

1 lb-in | 0.083333 lb-ft |

2 lb-in | 0.166667 lb-ft |

3 lb-in | 0.25 lb-ft |

4 lb-in | 0.333333 lb-ft |

5 lb-in | 0.416667 lb-ft |

6 lb-in | 0.5 lb-ft |

7 lb-in | 0.583333 lb-ft |

8 lb-in | 0.666667 lb-ft |

9 lb-in | 0.75 lb-ft |

10 lb-in | 0.833333 lb-ft |

11 lb-in | 0.916667 lb-ft |

12 lb-in | 1 lb-ft |

13 lb-in | 1.0833 lb-ft |

14 lb-in | 1.1667 lb-ft |

15 lb-in | 1.25 lb-ft |

16 lb-in | 1.3333 lb-ft |

17 lb-in | 1.4167 lb-ft |

18 lb-in | 1.5 lb-ft |

19 lb-in | 1.5833 lb-ft |

20 lb-in | 1.6667 lb-ft |

21 lb-in | 1.75 lb-ft |

22 lb-in | 1.8333 lb-ft |

23 lb-in | 1.9167 lb-ft |

24 lb-in | 2 lb-ft |

25 lb-in | 2.0833 lb-ft |

26 lb-in | 2.1667 lb-ft |

27 lb-in | 2.25 lb-ft |

28 lb-in | 2.3333 lb-ft |

29 lb-in | 2.4167 lb-ft |

30 lb-in | 2.5 lb-ft |

31 lb-in | 2.5833 lb-ft |

32 lb-in | 2.6667 lb-ft |

33 lb-in | 2.75 lb-ft |

34 lb-in | 2.8333 lb-ft |

35 lb-in | 2.9167 lb-ft |

36 lb-in | 3 lb-ft |

37 lb-in | 3.0833 lb-ft |

38 lb-in | 3.1667 lb-ft |

39 lb-in | 3.25 lb-ft |

40 lb-in | 3.3333 lb-ft |