Members: Three-way Loading

Three-way loading of carabiners.


This issue is often presented as black-and-white and is rarely given much consideration.  Most users know that manufacturers warn against certain loadings but what does this really mean? Carabiner manufacturers show that is acceptable to clip a “basket sling” however there must be a relationship between the sling angle and the impact this has on the ultimate strength of the carabiner.

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  1. Colin Walker
    November 29, 2014 |

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