Members: Redirection Forces

This article goes beyond the standard rule-of-thumb “90° puts 141% on the redirect anchor”.

If we have a suspended load with a 90º redirection through an aluminium carabiner then we can calculate the effects of friction through that carabiner and we will see that they are significant.

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  1. James Hanekroot
    June 11, 2016 |

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