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  • Magnetron Technology uses a steel insert in the nose of the carabiner and 2 magnetic arms in the gate for a super-secure, super-fast and easy-to-use locking mechanism
  • Gate can be opened with 1 hand
  • Keylock nose won't snag on pro, ropes or slings, making the 'biner simple to clip
  • Pear shape increases friction up to 30% over a non-pear-shaped 'biner when lowering or rappelling with a Black Diamond ATC Belay Device (sold separately)
  • Magnetron VaporLock Locking Carabiner from Black Diamond is munter hitch compatible on ropes up to 9.4 mm


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Best Use Climbing
Carabiner Type Locking Carabiner
Gate Type Auto-lock
Gate Open Clearance 20 millimeters
Strength Major Axis Closed 21 kilonewtons
Strength Major Axis Open 8 kilonewtons
Strength Minor Axis 8 kilonewtons
Dimensions 95 x 65 millimeters
Weight 56 grams