Mammut Belay Chain 12.0

  • Model: M2120-00830-3387
  • Shipping Weight: 1g
  • Units in Stock: 338

$18

Absolutely unique sling for self-securing and belay set-up in alpine terrain with enormous safety reserves! By the connection of six high-strength rings according to the links of a chain, the Belay Chain 12.0 offers downright innumerable options for connecting fixed points at the belay position to each other. The sling is at the same time used for self-securing and belay positions can be set up very quickly; the utmost safety is ensured at all times, since every single ring has a tensile strength of 22 kN. This enormous breaking strength is achieved by an innovative round coiling procedure for which a patent has been filed: a coiled Dyneema® core is enclosed in an abrasion-proof sheath.

Article Nr: 2120-00830
Length: 120 cm
Width: 12 cm
Breaking strength: 22 kN
Ideal For:
  • Big Wall Climbing

Details

Characteristics / Features

Length: 120   cm
Width: 12   cm
Breaking strength: 22   kN

Know-how

Slings age according to the same principles as rope, since they are produced from materials with very similar ageing behaviour. It is difficult to define their lifetime, since slings are often used differently. Check your sling every so often for signs of damage and use the following criteria to decide whether or not a sling or webbing needs to be replaced;
 

  • After a hard fall (mechanical damage as the result of frictional heat)
  • If the seam pattern is damaged (doubts in relation to strength)
  • In the event of irreversibly heavy soiling (for example, by grease, bitumen, oil, etc.)
  • After contact with acids, for instance from a car battery
  • After high thermal exposure (melting or signs of melting as a result of contact or frictional heat)



In the end, your own personal feeling of safety will decide when you no longer trust your sling.

 The table below shows guide values for the service life of slings and webbing:

Frequency of useApproximate lifetime
Never usedmaximum 10 years
Rarely used: once or twice a yearup to 7 years
Used occasionally: once a monthup to 5 years
Used regularly: several times a monthup to 3 years
Used frequently: every weekup to 1 year
Used constantly: almost dailyless than 1 year

Care Instructions

After a hard day on the cliffs, slings and webbing are often covered with dirt and dust. To maintain the quality and safety of your slings, you need to clean them regularly.

  • Clean soiled slings in hand-hot water with soap and a small amount of mild detergent, or in a delicates machine cycle at up to 30°C.
  • Rinse in clear water.
  • Leave to dry in the shade.Store slings in a dry, dark and cool place, outside transport containers.
  • Protect them from direct sunlight, chemicals and heat. In particular, avoid contact with chemicals and sources of heat.
  • Aggressive chemicals can significantly reduce the breaking force of webbing while leaving no visible sign of damage. In the event of contact, replace the sling immediately.


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