These Monsters Flew 20 Inches (50 cm) Before Crushing Bone!
He is lucky that he only lost a finger tip as opposed to his whole hand. The block Neo below is about 4" by 2" by 2" N45 with a pull force of around 700 lbs (320 kg). The disk is about 3" dia. by 2 1/2" thick N45 with a pull force of about 400 lbs (180 kg). That is his fingernail and some of his finger tip caught between the magnets.
Image1 (GORE WARNING!)
Image2 (GORE WARNING!)
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Edited by Jatin, 19 February 2009 - 07:17 PM.