L Motor Thrust to Weight Ratios

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L Motor Thrust to Weight Ratios
Motor Type Mfg. Max. Weight

LBS

(5:1)

Max. Weight GRAMS (5:1) Initial Thrust (lbs.) Average Thrust (lbs.)
L200 (h) HyperTek 6.48 2,939 59 32.4
L225FX (h) HyperTek 10.1 4,581 114 50.5
L330-P (r) Ellis Mnt 14.64 6,641 93.9 73.2
L350 (h) HyperTek 12.68 5,752 128.4 63.4
L355FX (h) HyperTek 14.88 6,750 169 74.4
L475 (h) HyperTek 20.04 9,090 130 100.2
L535FX (h) HyperTek 24.16 10,959 228 120.8
L540 (h) HyperTek 24.1 10,932 224 120.5
L550 (h) HyperTek 24.7 11,204 254 123.5
L570FX (h) HyperTek 25.54 11,585 246 127.7
L575 (h) HyperTek 25.74 11,676 230 128.7
L585 (r) Kosden 26.28 11,921 131.4
L600-P (r) Ellis Mnt. 26.12 11,848 252.9 130.6
L610FX (r) HyperTek 27.8 12,610 265 139
L625FX (r) HyperTek 28 12,701 267 140
L630 (r) Kosden 28.38 12,873 141.9
L850 (r) Kosden 37.2 16,874 186
L850W-P (r) Aerotech 38 17,237 292 190
L952W-P (r) Aerotech 35.38 16,048 254 176.9
L1120W-P (r) Aerotech 50.16 22,753 403.1 250.8
L1175 (r)* Kosden 54 24,494 270
L1500T-P (r) Aerotech 66.2 30,028 393.7 331
L1860 (r) Kosden 83.72 37,975 418.6

* Estimated Performance; inadequate data available

(r) indicates reloadable motorĀ  (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.