Grivel Clepsydra Twin Gate K10G

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Grivel Clepsydra Twin Gate K10G

Unique shape carabiner with Twin-Gate wire-gate and Captive systems. Comfortable and easy to manipulate.

Unique carabiner in "hourglass" design in which a simple wire opening isolates the belay loop and maintains the correct orientation even with the open carabiner. The shape guarantees the positioning of the carabiner automatically. Used for belaying and rappelling. Clepsydra is the arrival point of an analysis of the various problems that occurred in the belaying of a partner:
- double opening with Twin-Gate system (Gate-Gate) to avoid the accidental opening of the carabiner "always and in any case"
- flat in the lower part to follow the shape of the webbings of the belay loops, with "captive" safety wire to avoid "cross loading" or positioning along the minor axis of the carabiner, which would greatly reduce its strength
- rounded upper part to allow easy movement of the device and the sliding of the rope / ropes if the tube is used, without edges which would ruin the ropes themselves
- the shape of the upper external part prevents the device from getting sideways and working badly. Individually tested, with the date of testing and progressive number laser-marked on it.

Grivel Clepsydra Twin Gate K10G Specifications & Features:

Activities: climbing, mountaineering
Materials/construction/technologies: forged aluminum, Twin-Gate system with double gate
Certifications: CE EN 12275 - class H, UIAA 121, CE EN362
Weight: 89g (3,1 oz)
Length-Width-Opening: 117-73-24 mm
closed gate strength: 22
minor axis strength: 9
open gate strength: 8


Clepsydra Carabiners to be used at the waist to belay with a device (tube, gri-gri etc.)
They are ideal carabiners for securing the braking device to the harness, because they remain in position avoiding to rotate and / or go sideways (cross-loading phenomenon).
CLEPSYDRA L K10G. Large and easy-to-handle body, ideal for sport climbing on crags. Closing with innovative Twin Gate system, gate-gate version, for greater safety and speed of use. Weight: 89g.