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CARABINER HOW TO GUIDE: CHOOSING AND USING THE RIGHT CARABINER

Excerpts From Petzl Tech Tips When using equipment to belay or to maneuver, carabiners are a vital link in the safety chain. User safety often relies on a single carabiner. To avoid the risk of breaking or accidentally opening a carabiner, it is important to know how to choose and use them. Petzl designs carabiners …

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Choice of Lanyard End Carabiner for a Work Positioning Lanyard

Choice of Lanyard End Carabiner for a Work Positioning Lanyard Key issues and risks The anchors encountered can have variable dimensions,the carabiner shape must be suitable. Carabiner operation must be rapid, to facilitate attachment to anchors. At the moment of attachment, the user has the carabiner in hand, and so is able to check that …

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Choice of Carabiners for Hauling Systems and Pulley Attachment

Choice of carabiners for hauling systems and pulley attachment Key issues and risks For hauling, the highest efficiency is desired, which is obtained by choosing efficient pulleys, but also by ensuring that the devices are ideally aligned or positioned. Requirements and needs differ depending on the situations and the equipment to be connected; there may …

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Choice of Carabiners for Attaching the Rope to the Anchor

Choice of Carabiners for Attaching the Rope to the Anchor Key issues and risks At the anchor, carabiners stay in place over a long period of time; monitoring them during use is difficult or irregular. Requirements and needs differ depending on the situations, and the equipment to be connected. During installation, there are often several …

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Choice of lanyard end carabiner for a fall arrest lanyard

Choice of lanyard end carabiner for a fall arrest lanyard       Key issues and risks The fall arrest lanyard is not under tension, but must stop a fall at any time: the connectors must be secure and kept well-positioned. The carabiner be easily attachable to various anchors, sometimes of large diameter, so its …

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Choice of carabiner for connecting a ZILLON or GRILLON lanyard to the harness

Choice of carabiner for connecting a ZILLON or GRILLON lanyard to the harness   Key issues and risks When the lanyard is tensioned and released, there can be poor positioning and rubbing between the carabiner and the harness attachment point, and rubbing or pressure against the locking sleeve by equipment or by the user’s body. …

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Choice of carabiner for connecting a fall arrest device to the harness

  Key issues and risks Fall arrest devices are worn all day without being under tension, but must stop a fall at any time: their connectors must be secure and kept well positioned. Monitoring during use is difficult, especially when connected to the dorsal point. The most important risks to consider BUY PETZL CARABINERS BUY …

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Choice of carabiner for attaching a descender with a safety gate (I’D S, RIG, STOP…) to the harness

Key issues and risks When the rope is taut, the carabiner and the device are held in position by the tension. But when the rope is slack, the device and its carabiner can move about and become poorly positioned. So there is a risk of rubbing on the sleeve, or of cantilever loading between the …

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