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Yates Screamers are great for ice climbing and for all marginal rock placements.
This multi-functional energy absorbing device provides added protection in any climbing and rescue situation. Screamers not only absorb energy directly because of the stitch ripping effect, they also allow your rope to absorb more energy from the fall by increasing the time interval of the fall or shock loading of the rescue system.
- Mountain Gear
The Yates Screamer is a shock absorbing sling designed to reduce peak loads in any climbing system.
Screamers are shock absorbing slings designed to reduce peak loads in any climbing system. Multi-functional energy absorbing device. Screamers(TM) will provide added protection in climbing and rescue situations. Screamers not only absorb energy directly, because of the stitch ripping effect, they also allow your rope to absorb more energy from the fall by increasing the time interval of the fall. Screamers can reduce shock loading in any rescue system. The standard "Screamer" can effectively reduce peak loads by 3-4 kN in any climbing or rescue system. YATES original Screamers were first developed over ten years ago, Yates has since developed numerous variations on the "Screamer" design with use in Aerospace, Military and explosive testing to decelerate various objects. Activation: >2Kn Reduction in system peak loading 3-4kN Runner Strength: 26kN Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.