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German translation: MN (Meganewton)

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English term or phrase:MN (meganewton)
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22:06 Jan 29, 2002
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / Unit Conversion
English term or phrase: MN
It must be a unit of weight. Here is the sentence where it appears.

Hot working equipment includes a 5000 ton (44.5 MN) forge press, a 6000 ton (53.4 MN) extrusion press and rolling mills for billet,
flat products and bar and wire.

I suppose I could just use the ton units and leave the MN out altogether, but I would like to know what it means, anyhow.

TIA,
Kristina
xxxKristina M
Local time: 12:13
Meganewton (measurement for force)
Explanation:
FORCE
METRIC SYSTEM
NAME OF UNIT SYMBOL VALUE
meganewton MN 10N6
kilonewton kN 10N3
newton N 1
millinewton mN 10N-3
newton metre N.m



see the website below
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Klaus Dorn
Local time: 20:13
Grading comment
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Meganewton (measurement for force)


Explanation:
FORCE
METRIC SYSTEM
NAME OF UNIT SYMBOL VALUE
meganewton MN 10N6
kilonewton kN 10N3
newton N 1
millinewton mN 10N-3
newton metre N.m



see the website below


    Reference: http://www.muecke.com.au/library/lmeasure.html
Klaus Dorn
Local time: 20:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 743
Grading comment
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: 90 MN = 10,000 US tons
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agree  Klaus Herrmann
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agree  Steffen Pollex
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agree  Pro Lingua
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