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Breaking a biner 4-Mar-2013 At 11:48:25 AM BlankSlab
On 4/03/2013 patto wrote:
>It says on the side of the biner. Open gate strength is normally ~7kN
>as opposed to 24kN when the gate is closed. So it is normally about a third
>of the strength.

I would have thought loading a biner across its short axis (i think this is what jmk is refering to) it would be reduced (by how much i don't know). Also i was of the opionon that the closed gate strength was when its orientated correctly (long axis).

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