Shock Absorber Dyneema

 

Shock Absorber Dyneema
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Shock Absorber Dyneema
Manufacturer Mammut
Page By Dow Williams
Page Type Nov 8, 2009 / Nov 8, 2009
Object ID 6590
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Product Description

For thin ice, small gear, or places where protection is questionable at best, clip into the Mammut Dyneema Shock Absorber. This quick-draw-style runner features an exterior coating that holds a folded over runner. When fall force exceeds 2.5 kN, the tiny seams holding the runner together tear, lengthening the runner to full size and reducing fall factor by 30%. With a sketchy piece of gear or a screw in unstable ice, 30% could mean the difference between a whipper and a body bag.

Features

Material: Dyneema Strength: [Stitching] 2.5kN (562lbf); [Runner] 22kN (4946lbf) Length: 15cm (6in) Recommended Use: Ice climbing

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Dow Williams - Nov 8, 2009 11:45 am - Voted 4/5

I replaced..
some of my old heavy weight Yates pieces with these much lighter pieces....from what I hear they work, lets find out eh?

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