Petzl Attache Screw-Lock
The Attache screw-lock served as my standard HMS carabiner…
The Attache screw-lock served as my standard HMS carabiner for a number of years until the William series came out. I still use it for a lot of anchor situations when teaching climbing instructors and for glacier travel. It accommodates 10.5mm and smaller diameter ropes for Munters and muled Munters quite nicely, though muling a device (like an ATC) can be a bit tight on the larger diameter ropes.
As a screw-lock, it has the minor problems of all screw-locks - you have to watch how the rope runs through it, since the running rope can unscrew the sleeve; and you have to be sure not to overtighten the sleeve, especially when it gathers the inevitable dirt in the threads.
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Thanks to its compact shape and SCREW-LOCK locking system, the Petzl ATTACHE Carabiner is designed for multiple uses related to belaying: connecting a belay system to a harness, belaying with a Munter hitch... It has an H cross section to reduce weight, as well as the Keylock system to avoid the carabiner snagging during maneuvers.
The mighty Petzl Attache Screw Lock Carabiner is one of the most versatile, lightweight locker on the market. It's compact enough to be an advantage at crowded belay stations with your rope team of three, yet big enough for use as a belay carabiner or for use with a Munter hitch. Best of all, the Attache features a red lock indicator so you can visually confirm screw gate is locked. Compact shape is ideal for clipping into anchors at belay stations H-shaped cross section offers an improved strength-to-weight ratio Wider contact surfaces facilitate better rope glive and reduced wear on the carabiner body Screw-lock sleeve is smooth and easy to use Red lock indicator offers visual confirmation that the screw gate is in the lock position Keylock system helps prevent snagging the nose when clipping and unclipping If using as a belay carabiner the Attache is designed for rope glide and to ensure good position of the belay device Shape is adapted for easy tying or untying of a clove hitch or belaying with a Munter hitch Made in France
With its compact shape and easy Screw-Lock locking system, the Petzl Attache carabiner is suitable for multiple belay-related uses like connecting your belay device to your harness or belaying with a Munter hitch.
Petzl Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner FEATURES of the Petzl Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner Compact, lightweight and easy to handle Pear shape facilitates belaying with the Munter hitch on single ropes Keylock system Available in Screw-Lock system only (with red lock indicator) SPECIFICATIONS of the Petzl Attache Screw-Lock Carabiner Weight: 80 g Locking System: Screw-Lock Major Axis Strength: 23 kN Minor Axis Strength: 7 kN Open Gate Strength: 6 kN Gate Opening: 20 mm Case Quantity: 30 Material(s): Aluminum Certification(s): CE EN 362, CE EN 12275 type H, UIAA 121 ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.