Yates Shorty Scream

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Function: Shock absorbing sling designed to reduce peak loads in any climbing system!! Multi-functional energy absorbing device.

- GearX.com

Multifunctional energy absorbing device Screamers 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 Screames can effectively reduce peak loads by 34kN 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 for use in Aerospace Military and explosive testing for the deceleration of objects Screamers were originally designed to be used on less than ideal climbing protection such as small nuts old 14 bolts snow anchors or marginal protection We have determined that the most effective activation for a standard screamer to be 2kN550lbf for climbing related situationsSHORTY Screamer Activation 2kNReduction in system peak loading 34kNRunner Strength 26kNNote that this item of climbing safety equipment is nonreturnable Please call us toll free at 8772368428 or email bentgatebentgatecom with any questions

- Bentgate.com

The Yates Shorty Screamer is a shock absorbing sling designed to reduce peak loads in any climbing system.


The Shorty Screamer from Yates Gear is designed to absorb energy and limit the peak load your gear sees when taking on sketchy situations.

- Mountain Gear