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Question about "Sorbothane"

  1. Sep 29, 2014 #1
    In the product guide for "sorbothane", found here - http://www.sorbothane.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/11-26-12-Sorbothane_SPG_11.2012_v4.pdf
    They claim that a 0.50"-by-4" square of sorbothane of durometer 70 can withstand a load of up to 2000 lbs. Now, I plan to use this for shock absorbence - what does this mean about the impact the sorbothane can withstand? Is there a way to calculate how much energy or force is not absorbed by the sorbothane from this info, considering a 150-lb load applied and a given input of force?
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  3. Oct 4, 2014 #2
    Thanks for the post! Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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