Members: Dropped Carabiners

There is a common claim that  “Dropped aluminium carabiners should be discarded as they can suffer invisible damage or ‘micro-fractures’ that may cause them to break below their rated strength.”

The history of this claim is unknown however it appears in all sectors of recreational and professional roping activities.

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  1. Steve Conway
    April 18, 2015 |

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