Available in forged steel. Steel is desired for longer wear, High gloss zink plating for improved corrosion resistance. Steel figure eights are ideal for training rappel situations when high cycle use is anticipated because of their resistance to grooving and excessive wear.
Steel figure eights do not provide as much friction as alloy aluminum figure eights and care must be taken with heavy loads and belays.
• Strength 11,250 lbf/50kN
• All Figure eights proof loaded to 5000 lbf/25kN