Petzl Go Oval Maillon
Made with a wide opening for use with rope, the Petzl Oval Screw Link is a compact, lightweight alternative to carabiners for semi-permanent attachments. The maillon is constructed of 7mm cadmium steel for a breaking strength of 5,500 pounds. Design to handle multi-directional loads as might be found in rescue situations. This item is recommended as a lighter and less expensive attachment device for Petzl ascenders or main anchor points and the links are marked with a Normal Working Load, (NWL), which is about 1/5 of their strength. The Petzl Go Oval Maillon is used in many other occasions than climbing, you can use it as a key holder ,as an internal lock on a door or gate or on your tool box. As you see, it is a very versatile item to have in your inventory.