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Force (lbs) is determined by multiplying the area of the piston by the pressure (PSI).

(π x r2 x PSI)

Speed (sec. per stroke) is determined by the volume of the cylinder (gal.) divided by the volume of the pump (GPM) x 60 sec per min.

( Vcyl ÷ GPM x 60)

You can download Don’s “Cheat Sheet” here. It calculates force, speed and many other things for you on an Excel spreadsheet.