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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:58 pm 
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Does any one know how much kilogram/s is one kilo newton (KN)?


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1KN = 101.9716213KG - so call it 100kg - feeling more confident


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Hi

It equates to roughly 100kg hanging statically. Remember that 100kg generates a lot more force if it falls onto the rope or carabiner etc. The amount of force generated is proportional to the deceleration of the 100kg mass.

Russell Warren


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