Maillon Rapides are a much stronger connector when compared to karabiners. Available in different shapes, they are designed to accommodate multi-directional loads or wide areas of loading, such as webbing. Long shaped connectors are self-certified with stamped Working Load Limit (WLL) and a safety factor of 5 for fastening and securing.
Rod: Custom made steel (FM-8) Nut: High safety steel (A42-FM)Surface: Zinc electrolytic coating on the rod and nut Colour: Self-Colour (Please consult chart below for more information)
Long Opening Maillon Rapide Technical Information: (All dimension are in mm unless otherwise specified)
ø=Diameter; L.T.=Total Length; L.I.=Inside Length; A=Interior Width; O=Gate Opening; W=Weight; WLL=Working Load Limit; BL=Breaking Load;
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Maillon Rapides: Certified for use as PPE against falls from height in the work place and in mountaineering/climbing. EN 362:2004 (Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Connectors). EN 12275:1998 (Mountaineering equipment – Connectors – Safety requirements and test methods).
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