How do common sling materials respond to a range of contaminants? These tests show that perhaps modern Dyneema slings are not as robust as hoped.
A new set of tests checking the strength of some Nylon and Dyneema climbing slings which are more than 10 years old.
Most people now acknowledge that perfectly equalised anchors are virtually impossible to achieve, especially once a system is subjected to any significant loading. You need to be logged in to view the rest of the content. Please
We often build anchor systems by linking multiple anchor points. There are many ways to do this, however one common technique involves clipping a long sling to each point and then combining each bight with a big
Many industry Codes of Practice (COP), standards, and other documents ‘suggest’ roping technicians should ensure regular inspection of all equipment and that these inspections are documented to ensure trace-ability of every single item over its working life. You