Vienna Slackliners testing their gear

1 Test:
10mm Steelscrews with complete thread
--> at a tension of 45,8kn, a steelscrew broke at the thread

2. Test:
10mm Steescrews with a shank
--> the banana plates and the screws bended until the banana plate broke at a tension of 94,8kn

Banana Data:
4mm Steelplate
10mm Steelscrews

Conclusion:
the thread on he screws have an massiv influence on the breaking strength of the banana. When the Steelplates of the banana press on the thread of the steelscrews the breaking strength of the banana is halfed.

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