The Whetman Equipment HMS screw gate crab is designed and made for them by DMM Climbing . This HMS style carabiner is made from aluminium and features a screw gate locking system. The HMS shaping of it makes it ideal for water rescue situations as it will load more evenly and will also give you the option to use more than one rope through it at a time. General Features
Large locking HMS karabiner
Large gate opening
I beam construction
Various gate options
Major Axis Strength: 25kN (gate closed)
Major Axis Strength: 8kN (gate open)
Minor Axis Strenght: 10kN
Gate opening: 25mm
A large wire gate karabiner that is ideal for white water safety and rescue. It is manufactured from a 13mm anodized aluminium that has been tested to 2200kg. The shape of the karabiner will ensure that the rope will sit at the base of the crab. The wire gate will fully open to give an overall opeing of 35mm. The main advantages of a wire gate over a solid gate is that its lighter, it does not flutter as much and there is a lot less to go wrong with it. 13mm Anodized Aluminium Bar.
Tested to 2200Kg
Shaped so the rope locates at the base of the karabiner.
Bent Wire Gate.
Wire Gate will reduce flutter.
Wire Gate is lighter.
Wire Gate has less to go wrong with it over a solid gate.
Gate Opening of 35mm.
If you are a member of an outdoor or watersports group and have a discount code, please enter it in the box below.
Click here for more information on discount codes
Established in 1977