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errors or omissions in the content on the Site.
- The Tensile Strength Wizard is a tool that
may be used as a reference guide to calculate tensile strength.
This calculation, however, is only an estimate of the average
expected value. It is not a guaranteed value. The Tensile
Strength Wizard ("tool") is not a substitute for the more definitive
calculations and/or associated analyses performed by a qualified
designer or engineer. KATO offers no express or implied
warranties or representations with respect to the results of
this tool. Any individual or entity that chooses to use this
tool agrees to waive any past, present or future right to bring
any action whatsoever, including a claim for damages of any
kind, against KATO for any error, omission, miscalculation, or
defect associated with this tool or its use, and agrees to
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and all liability for damages of any kind, including
consequential damages, alleged by any third party in connection
with any error, omission, miscalculation or defect associated
with this tool or its use.
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damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment
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