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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RS Stock No. 136-3815
Mfr. Part No.MGOO 60
BrandPetzl
MYR358.80
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Carabiner - - Aluminium Auto Locking
RS Stock No. 161-8391
Mfr. Part No.AM210
BrandProtecta
MYR50.96
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Anchor Point - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 861-0481
Mfr. Part No.FAR0908
BrandJSP
MYR201.04
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Carabiner - - - -
RS Stock No. 104-0898
Mfr. Part No.1031460
MYR76.33
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RS Stock No. 136-3791
Mfr. Part No.L052BA00
BrandPetzl
MYR785.30
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Anchor Strap - - - -
RS Stock No. 187-9619
Mfr. Part No.L071BA00
BrandPetzl
MYR198.31
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Anchor Strap - - Nylon, Polyester -
RS Stock No. 161-8382
Mfr. Part No.AM401G
BrandProtecta
MYR231.39
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Anchor Strap - - - -
RS Stock No. 161-8383
Mfr. Part No.AM450/60
BrandProtecta
MYR61.63
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Anchor Strap - - Nylon -
RS Stock No. 136-3818
Mfr. Part No.P05W
BrandPetzl
MYR119.26
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Pulley - - Aluminium -
RS Stock No. 136-3814
Mfr. Part No.M72A TL
BrandPetzl
MYR86.78
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Carabiner - - Steel Triple Action
RS Stock No. 161-8392
Mfr. Part No.AM211
BrandProtecta
MYR163.76
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Anchor Point - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 136-3819
Mfr. Part No.P50A
BrandPetzl
MYR322.98
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Pulley - - Aluminium -
RS Stock No. 178-3430
Mfr. Part No.M043AA00
BrandPetzl
MYR231.87
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Carabiner - - Aluminium -
RS Stock No. 136-3810
Mfr. Part No.M33A SL
BrandPetzl
MYR83.51
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Carabiner - - Aluminium Screw