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Torque nuts are DMM's solution to large passive protection. As the name suggests, these cunningly sized and shaped nuts work well in standard placements but also have and efficient camming system. Just four sizes cover a very large size range. The colour coded double dyneema sling is protected on the top by a large countersunk groove and works in a similar fashion to the slings on our cams. This unique refinement makes a racking the units much easier and allows you to climb less encumbered.
"Although Torque Nuts can be used as a wide wedge, their biggest advantage is based on the camming principle of the original hexes. Keeping the all important pivot points but with a modern redesign, we've developed a piece of passive protection kit that is immensely strong yet very light. Rated at 14kN this equates to holding approx a 1.4 tonne static load. Just four sizes cover a very large range and they are all anodised for recognition and corrosion protection..........."read more
DMM International Recall on the Dragon Camming Device in size 6
DMM International has identified a raw material problem that may affect the strength
of certain units of the Dragon Cam in size 6 (Product Code A7056A).
This recall only involves the Dragon Cam in size 6 and no other sizes of Dragon...
23 Jul, 2010
Dragon Cam versus Weight of Medium Sized Car
There is nothing like seeing theory in practice to fully appreciate the facts and figures behind how well a product works. DMM's Technical Director, Fred Hall, had the idea of cutting a parallel sided slot out of a 1.38 tonne boulder, placing a...
2 Mar, 2010
DMM Torque Nuts
DMM Torque Nuts are protection devices based on the hexcentric theme.
But do they have a place in the current market?
Toby Archer gets talking about Torques...
22 Sep, 2009
DMM HB Brass Offsets
The HB Brass Offsets, offset micro wires developed a fanatical following and after re-introducing the larger alloy Offsets 12 months ago we were inundated with requests to start manufacturing the smaller brass offsets. Their popularity is because their unique shape allows...
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Product News at UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. Please feel free to comment about the post and products on the associated thread.