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New QR release test

Postby Toby » Wed Apr 16, 2003 9:57 am

the Kitesurf Trophy, German Championship, tested last weekend some QR to see the results and if they allow those safety systems in the tour for 2003. In this tour a leash, helmet and impact vest is mandetory.

Here are the results:

See latest test results:

Auslösekraft = force needed to release the QR

Wipika 2002
QR: 30-35 kg Auslösekraft bei ca. 200 kg Belastung
ca. 22 kg Auslösekraft bei ca. 100 kg Belastung

Kite-Pro-Shop-Bar (KPS)
QR (70mm Wichard): ca. 3,5 kg Auslösekraft
QR-kitesafety: ca. 13 kg Auslösekraft

Naish 2003
QR: 13-14 kg Auslösekraft
QR-Kitesafety: ca. 4 kg Auslösekraft

North 2003
QR: ca. 10 kg Auslösekraft
QR-Harness: ca. 10kg (ohne Klett! kleiner als 2 kg)


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Postby EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY » Wed Apr 16, 2003 4:04 pm

interesting toby, thanks for that. will they test anymore ?


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