- Unit tested.
- Traceability index.
- Breaking load: 1800 daN.
The Carabiners of paraglider are lubricated with silicone at installation. This is not necessary afterwards, except in case of sand or other pollution. If this happens, wash with a detergent, rinse, dry and lubricate with a fluid oil (like for Carabiners ), but do not use grease! Check regularly that the Carabiners is working properly!
Unlike the Carabiners used in mountaineering, the Carabiners of paraglider are not subject to impact but to fatigue wear. We recommend replacing them every 5 years or after 500 hours of useUse.
They are made of aluminium alloy 7075, also called Zicral, Ergal or Fortal Constructal. It is composed of aluminium, zinc, magnesium and copper. Its strength is comparable to some steels. This alloy is mainly used for technical products for outdoor sports activities.