Omega Pacific Standard Oval Carabiner are a great all around carabiner for everyone's climbing rack. Oval carabiners are a real technological challenge. Because of its shape, the load is shared equally between the spine and gate sides of the carabiner, which typically results in lower strength ratings.However, with the use of the Cold Forging process, we are able to compensate by shifting material and putting aluminum where it needs to be to reinforce the frame. One of the strongest ovals on the market it's 4kN higher than other ovals
- National Stock Number (NSN) 7810-01-075-8135.