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Rock Exotica Auto-Lock Carabiners

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 Rock Exotica Auto-lock Pirate, D, and O Carabiners  Pirate Auto-Lock Carabiner  Rock D Auto-Lock Carabiner  Rock O Auto-Lock Carabiner  WireEye Pirate  WireEye RockO

Rock Exotica Auto-Lock Carabiners New Options in 2013!

Buy Rock Exotica Auto-Lock Carabiners

Pirate
CAR134
RockD
CAR135
RockO
CAR136

Buy Rock WireEye Auto-Lock Carabiners

WireEye Pirate
CAR150
WireEye RockO
CAR152

The auto-lock carabiner is essential in tree climbing. Rock Exotica's auto-locking carabiners are some of the finest on the market, and available in 3 shapes so you can get the perfect carabiner for your tree climbing system. A unique feature of Rock Exotica's auto-locking carabiners is a pull-down gate. Making the first motion of opening the carabiner gate a pull-down rather than a push-up makes these carabiners easier to open one-handed, with gloves, or when reaching above the climber's head. Each carabiner is individually proof-tested and made in the U.S.A.

Rock Exotica auto-locking carabiners are available in 3 shapes: Pirate (Offset D), Rock D (Asymmetrical D), and Rock O (Oval).

New Options! The Pirate and RockO are now also available with a WireEye wire keeper to keep your rope or belay loop where it belongs.

Check out the video overview of the Auto-Lock Carabiners on the video tab.

CAR134, CAR135, CAR136

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Additional Features

  • Pull-down gate
  • Superior manufacturing
  • Key-lock gate
  • Individually proof-tested
Manufacturer : Rock Exotica
Made in : U.S.A.

Pirate Carabiner
Major Axis Break Strength : 5,845 lb (26 kN)
Minor Axis Break Strength : 2,475 lb (11 kN)
Open Gate Brk Str : 1,575 (7 kN)
Height : 4.2"
Width : 2.75"
Weight : 3.12 oz (89 g)
Gate : 1” Key Lock

Rock D Carabiner
Major Axis Break Strength : 6,525 lb (29 kN)
Minor Axis Break Strength : 2,475 lb (11 kN)
Open Gate Brk Str : 2,025 (9 kN)
Height : 4.5
Width : 2.5
Weight : 2.85 oz (80 g)
Gate : 1” Key Lock

Rock O Carabiner
Major Axis Break Strength : 5,400 lb (24 kN)
Minor Axis Break Strength : 2,475 lb (11 kN)
Open Gate Brk Str : 1,350 lb (6 kN)
Height : 4.375”
Width : 2.5"
Weight : 2.85 oz (80 g)
Gate : .93” Key Lock

Safety & Technical Information

Climbing Carabiner Guidelines

  • Carabiners used to support the climber should have minimum 5,000 lb breaking strength.
  • Life support carabiners should be auto-locking and auto-closing.
  • Carabiner strengths vary greatly when not loaded along the major axis (along the spine).
  • Always verify carabiner gates are closed and locked.

ANSI Z133-2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released the ANSI Z133 safety requirements which apply to arboriculutral operations.

"Carabiners used in climbing shall be self-closing and self-locking, with a minimum tensile strength of 5,000 pounds (22.24 kN)." - ANSI Z133-2012 8.1.11

The full ANSI Z133 safety requirements are available on our tree care standards page.

Rock Exotica ORCA Carabiners

Rock Exotica O.R.C.A. Carabiners

Rock Exotica's Open Regular Close Auto carabiners can be set to open like a non-locker and then auto-lock on closure. More Info

Rock Exotica Wire Eye Pirate

Rock Exotica Wire Eye Pirate Carabiner

Rock Exotica's wire eye pirate has a wire keeper to keep your rope correctly positioned where you want it. More Info

Rock Exotica Carabiner Video Overviews

 

 

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