Metolius Ultralight TCU

Specs

Size 00 Size 0 Size 1 Size 2 Size 3 Size 4 Set of 1-4 Full Set
Weight 1.4 oz 1.5 oz 1.8 oz 2.0 oz 2.1 oz 2.4 oz 8.3 oz 11.2 oz
Dimensions 0.34 - 0.47 in 0.39 - 0.59 in 0.49 - 0.71 in 0.62 - 0.89 in 0.74 - 1.04 in 0.93 - 1.32 in 0.49 - 1.32 in 0.34 - 1.32 in
Strength 5 kN 5 kN 8 kN 10 kN 10 kN 10 kN - -
Price $59.95 USD $59.95 USD $59.95 USD $59.95 USD $59.95 USD $59.95 USD $215.80 USD $323.75 USD

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Metolius's Ultralight TCU page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

On free, alpine or aid routes, each ultralight TCU cam features Direct Axle Technology(TM) for awesome performance and weight savings.

- REI

Metolius designed its Ultralight TCU to give you tiny but bomber trad gear that doesn't weigh you down. Its lightweight appeal is due to the Direct Axle Technology, which places each lobe as close to one another as possible. This technology also helps you set each cam in tricky, shallow, and narrow placements with ease. Metolius made each TCU with three wide lobes that increases its grip on the rock as opposed to conventional TCUs or even four-lobed designs, and each lobe has a cam stop that helps it act passively like a stopper. CNC machined means each cam gives better precision so you don't fumble around when you're placing it. The U-shaped double stem is very durable, and yet remains highly flexible for better control when you're placing it or your second is cleaning it. Each cam comes with a color-coded Monster sling for easier identification on the wall, and the Range Finder on sizes 2 - 4 let you know if you're placement is at the most minimum or maximum range available on the cam.

- Backcountry.com

Features of the Metolius Ultralight TCU Cam The world's best-selling mini cam Narrow head width for the most placement options Direct Axle Technology (DAT) makes Ultralight TCUs the lightest cams in the world DAT allows for more placement options in shallow, narrow, or bottoming placements DAT makes tricky placements easier due to better cam lobe visibility, especially in the small sizes 13 mm (0.51in.) Monster Sling webbing Range Finder tells you at a glance if you've chosen the right size cam for the placement Optimized cam angle for increased holding power Wider cam faces for more grip U-shaped body for greater durability and unparalleled control during placement and retraction Machined cam stops Color-coded sewn slings and tubing CNC machined for much greater precision than stamped or extruded cams 7075-T6 aluminum CE/UIAA certified Hand built, inspected and indiviDually proof tested in Bend Oregon Specifications of the Metolius Ultralight TCU Cam Specifications for 000 Range: 0.26 - 0.4in. / 6.6 - 10.16 mm Strength: 1100 lbf / 5 kN Weight: 0.9 oz / 26 g Specifications for 00 Range: 0.34 - 0.47in. / 8.5 - 12 mm Strength: 1100 lbf / 5 kN Weight: 1.4 oz / 41 g Specifications for 0 Range: 0.39 - 0.59in. / 10 - 15 mm Strength: 1100 lbf / 5 kN Weight: 1.5 oz / 43 g Specifications for 1 Range: 0.49 - 0.71in. / 12.5 - 18 mm Strength: 1800 lbf / 8 kN Weight: 1.8 oz / 50 g Specifications for 2 Range: 0.62 - 0.89in. / 15.5 - 22.5 mm Strength: 2250 lbf / 10 kN Weight: 2 oz / 57 g Specifications for 3 Range: 0.74 - 1.04in. / 18.5 - 26.5 mm Strength: 2250 lbf / 10 kN Weight: 2.1 oz / 59 g Specifications for 4 Range: 0.93 - 1.32in. / 23.5 - 33.5 mm Strength: 2250 lbf / 10 kN Weight: 2.4 oz / 68 g

- Moosejaw

Metolius Active Protection Ultralight TCU Packaged Set #00-4 UTCU105. A.T.) Metolius has made the world's best selling mini cam even lighter and more versatile. This new technology makes the Metolius Ultralight TCU's the lightest units in the world. The design is focused on holding power and they do this with their optimized cam angle for more outward force and wider cam faces for more grip. The Range Finder system makes them easier and safer to place than ever. A must have piece for free climbing aid routes and alpine climbing.

- CampSaver.com