Developed for high performance, Beam technology (a special high-precision hot forge method) reduces weight while maintaining a high breaking load capacity. A larger arc radius guarantees easy locking with all safety devices and knots. The Key Lock guarantees easy placement. - Breaking load lengthwise: 22 kN - Breaking load across: 7 kN - Breaking load open: 7 kN Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.