Petzl Am'D Ball-Lock

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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.


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 Locking Carabiner is a high-volume D-shape locking carabiner. The ball lock mechanism (one of three options in the Am'D shape) can be deployed with only one hand as it requires no screwing to lock. High volume D-shape Excellent strength-to-weight ratio Ball lock mechanism is simple to use, excellent for use at anchors Keylock system offers ease of use with webbing and slings Made in the USA

- OMCgear

Petzl AM'D Ball Lock CaribinerD-shaped carabiner for connecting devices on harnessesThe shape and size of this carabiner makes it great for most uses, from connecting a belay device to your harness or as a connector at the end of a lanyard. The D-shape makes it one of the strongest and lightest locking carabiners Petzl makes. * D-shape has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of all carabiner designs * Keylock system * Available with manual locking system (SCREW-LOCK) or auto-locking systems (BALL-LOCK, TRIACT-LOCK) * Perfectly suited for use with belay devices due to its symmetric shape on both ends of the carabiner Specifications Weight: - 78 g (SL and BL) - 74 g (TL) Material: aluminum 7000 Color: dark gray frame, polished gate (SL: polished sleeve; BL: purple sleeve; TL: orange sleeve). Breaking strength: - major ax

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