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DMM Torque Nuts
Torque Nuts can be used to protect parallel sided cracks. Their shape means they can be used in multiple orientations, giving you a wide range of placement options with every piece. Lightweight aluminum alloy construction means that despite their low weight, each Torque Nut has a 14kN strength rating.
An extendable sling lets you reduce rope drag without extra quickdraws, and can be replaced with DMM's in-house re-slinging service. Torque Nuts work in all conditions. They are especially useful in winter, when icy cracks cannot be protected with cams. However, Wired Torque Nuts are more resistant to accidental axe strikes and easier to control placing above your head.
Color coded for easy size identification
The DMM protection range is color coded for quick and easy size selection. Colors are coordinated across passive and active protection, for quick selection of alternatives if your first choice doesn't fit.
Extendable sling reduces rope drag and rack weight
Extendable slings allow speedy placement extension without additional quickdraws. Extending placements reduces rope drag when routes change direction, move round corners or over roofs. Simply rack each cam on its own carabiner for a self-contained system that is quick and easy to extend. Carrying less quickdraws minimizes rack weight on your harness.
Shape allows placements in multiple orientations
Torque Nuts can be placed in multiple orientations, allowing each piece to fit several sizes and shapes of crack.
Passive protection works in wet and icy conditions
Passive protection works by jamming in constrictions to prevent falls. It is suitable for use in all conditions. Unlike active protection such as cams, passive protection can be used in wet or icy cracks, where friction is reduced.