Safety Carabiners

Safety carabiners are an essential piece of PPE equipment when working at heights or in hazardous situations, workers can sometimes drop their tools, potentially causing serious injury to workers below as well as reducing on-the-job working time. A safety carabiner is also known as a karabiner.

Originally, the carabiner was used in certain situations or sports activities where ropes were involved, such as rock climbing, sailing and mountaineering, however carabiners are now widely used by many individuals and in different industries such as construction, roofing, maintenance, telecommunications and general industry.

A carabiner is made from a variety of materials such as aluminium, steel, nylon, stainless steel, polyester and plastic. It is available in different sizes, depending upon your requirements. It has a spring-loaded clip or a screw lock which you can easily attach to your tools.

Types of Carabiners

There are various types of carabiners, the most distinguishing difference being the shape and design, each one operates a little differently. Oval are most basic and allow the transfer of equal weight. D asymmetric shape also known as an offset D are the strongest and most durable and allow the weight to be transferred to the spine of the carabiner, these are the ones most climbers use for climbing activities. A D-shaped carabiner allows for a wider gate opening, which makes clipping them easier. A pear shaped, also known as HMS type are the easiest to use, as the gate on these HMS types can open wider than other carabiners, sometimes HMS will be marked on the carabiner to make them easily identifiable.

There are also different locking mechanisms on carabiners, some are auto-locking or self-locking which lock when the gate is closed and others are manual locking, known as a screw-lock or screw-gate, where the user is required to screw the sleeve into the gate to lock it. Non-locking carabiners have a sprung gate that will snap back into place once opened. Also available is a DMM carabiner which is a double locking carabiner.


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Description Price Product Type Gate Opening Size Strength Material Locking Type Anchorage Sling Application
RS Stock No. 910-3350
Mfr. Part No.MOUSQ6X60SLS
BrandFacom
€5.53
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Carabiner - - Stainless Steel Auto Locking - -
RS Stock No. 910-3353
Mfr. Part No.MOUSQ8X80SLS
BrandFacom
€9.24
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Carabiner - - Stainless Steel Auto Locking - -
RS Stock No. 104-0897
Mfr. Part No.1031457
€8.53
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Carabiner - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 861-0472
Mfr. Part No.FAR0901
BrandJSP
€25.80
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Carabiner 60mm - Aluminium Auto Locking - -
RS Stock No. 861-0478
Mfr. Part No.FAR0902
BrandJSP
€7.17
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Carabiner - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 122-5283
Mfr. Part No.M34A TL
BrandPetzl
€20.75
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Carabiner - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-6194
Mfr. Part No.1200107
BrandProtecta
€220.42
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Anchor Strap - - Polyamide Webbing - - -
RS Stock No. 123-6193
Mfr. Part No.1200106
BrandProtecta
€219.82
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Anchor Strap - - Polyamide Webbing - - -
RS Stock No. 123-6197
Mfr. Part No.AM450/80
BrandProtecta
€10.63
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Anchor Strap - - Polyester - - -
RS Stock No. 123-6198
Mfr. Part No.AM450/150
BrandProtecta
€11.98
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Anchor Strap - - Polyester - - -
RS Stock No. 136-3819
Mfr. Part No.P50A
BrandPetzl
€59.80
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Pulley - - Aluminium - - -
RS Stock No. 161-8382
Mfr. Part No.AM401G
BrandProtecta
€42.32
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Anchor Strap - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 136-3820
Mfr. Part No.P51A
BrandPetzl
€110.85
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Pulley - - Aluminium, Nylon, Stainless Steel - - -
RS Stock No. 161-8383
Mfr. Part No.AM450/60
BrandProtecta
€11.27
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Anchor Strap - - Nylon - - -
New
RS Stock No. 215-6060
Mfr. Part No.L071AA01
BrandPetzl
€36.16
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- - - Nylon, Polyester Auto Locking - -
New
RS Stock No. 215-6028
Mfr. Part No.C40A 150
BrandPetzl
€8.68
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Sling - 22kN Polyester - - -
RS Stock No. 161-8376
Mfr. Part No.AJ501
BrandProtecta
€11.90
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Carabiner - - Steel Screw - -
RS Stock No. 136-3815
Mfr. Part No.MGOO 60
BrandPetzl
€63.94
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Carabiner - - Aluminium Auto Locking - -
RS Stock No. 161-8392
Mfr. Part No.AM211
BrandProtecta
€29.91
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Anchor Point - - Stainless Steel - - -
RS Stock No. 178-3430
Mfr. Part No.M043AA00
BrandPetzl
€45.19
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Carabiner - - Aluminium - - -