K Motor Thrust to Weight Ratios

Motors G HI JK LM
K Motor Thrust to Weight Ratios
Motor Type Mfg. Max. Weight LBS

(5:1)

Max. Weight GRAMS (5:1) Initial Thrust (lbs.) Average Thrust (lbs.)
K185W (r) Aerotech 9.02 4,091 75 45.1
K240 (h) HyperTek 10.92 4,953 65 54.6
K240 (h) RATT Works 10.3 4,672 124 51.5
K250W-P Aerotech 12.92 5,861 88 64.6
K350 (r) (n)* Kosden 15 6,804 75
K400-P (r) Kos/Aero 17.9 8,119 129 89.5
K450 (r) (n) Kosden 18.44 8,364 92.2
K458W – P (r) Aerotech 19.62 8,900 80 98.1
K485HW 3 Jet (r) (h) Aerotech 21.78 9,879 191 108.9
K550W (r) Aerotech 20.96 9,507 180 104.8
K560W-P* Aerotech 24.92 11,304 179 124.6
K650T-P (r) Aerotech 29.52 13,390 169 147.6
K700W-P (r) Aerotech 32.34 14,669 273 161.7
K700-P (r) (n) Kosden 31.1 14,107 155.5
K777 (r) (n) Kosden 35.46 16,085 177.3
K1050W-P Aerotech 45.9 20,820 310 229.5
K1100T (r) Aerotech 43.16 19,577 275 215.8

* Estimated Performance; inadequate data available

(r) indicates reloadable motor

(h) indicates hybrid motor

“P” indicates plugged motor

Shaded areas indicate motors are no longer certified by TMT and will not be allowed for launches after 8/31/01.