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.
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UKC Gear, Aug 2009
See also Nutty Torque at the DMM website,
"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
UKC Gear, Aug 2009
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