Lever Mechanical Advantage Equation and Calculator - Case #1

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This lever mechanical advantage equation and calculator Case #1 will determine the force required for equilibrium with the known forces and length.

F x L = W x X


F = (W x X)/L

lever 1 configuration



(W) Total Load (lbs/kg)


(L) Length from Fulcrum (in/mm)


(X) Length to Fulcrum (in/mm)


  How Much Force is Required?:

Force (F) Required for Equilibrium (lbs/kg)