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On Nov 16, 2004, at 5:28 PM, Jason W. Kilgore wrote:

11MPa x 1.4 (cornering) = 15.4MPa = 2,233 psi!!!
Something's missing here. 11 MPa over a reasonable footprint, say 6" wide by 3" works out to a reaction load (all 4 wheels) of just under 60 tons. A bit high for a forklift, I suspect.
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