Petzl Am'D Ball-Lock

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Petzl Am'D Ball-Lock Carabiner FEATURES of the Petzl Am'D Ball-Lock Carabiner Frequent use, secure use with triple-action opening Great functionality Good handling and ergonomics Available in three locking systems, each for different situations

- Moosejaw

Petzl's American D ball lock provides exceptional strength and versatility thanks to its medium-sized frame and asymmetric shape. Turn the locking sleeve either right or left with either hand using the SPINBALL rapid-action manual locking system and hold the sleeve in place by the green button that locks it.

- Mountain Gear

The Amd or American D is Petzls midsize D shaped locking carabiner It utilizes the Keylock system which eliminates the notch in the carabiner nose helping to prevent snagging on ropes webbing and anchors The Ball Lock version is auto locking making it the most fail safe of the available locking mechanisms A green ball must be pushed in while the gate is being rotated to unlock the carabiner Finger grooves in the sleeve make one handed operation possible Two other locking mechanisms are available Screwlock manual locking and Spinball rapid action manual lockingStrengths Open 8kN Closed 28kNWeight 74gNote that this item of climbing safety equipment is nonreturnable Please call us toll free at 8772368428 or email bentgatebentgatecom with any questions


The Petzl Am'D Ball-Lock is a pear-shaped, multi-purpose carabiner with large opening that's for connecting devices to a harness or to use at the end of a lanyard.. . . Safe Ball-lock system automatically locks the gate; must press a button and turn sleeve to unlock. Asymmetric shape for an exceptional strength to weight ratio. When loaded, the carabiner is oriented in the optimal working axis. Keylock System for (snag-free body / gate interface). Constructed of high-performance aluminum alloy.