The DMM Zodiac Screwgate is an extremely strong and hardwearing climbing carabiner, ideal for rigging top-ropes and arduous abseils.
Originally designed for rigging, the Zodiac is now widely used as a tough screwgate for high load scenarios and general climbing purposes. Essentially a beefed up DMM Shadow, the Zodiac is not the lightest biner DMM manufacture, however it is extremely strong and hardwearing making it ideal for rigging top-ropes and arduous abseils. Thanks to the I-Beam construction it is comparatively light when compared to other similarly spec'd carabiners.
Strong rigging biner with a large gate opening, internal volume, and extended rope basket. Easier to handle with gloves on.
Offset D shape encourages correct alignment and loading, and increased volume enables improved handling and compatibility with thicker ropes and multiple knots and slings
The nose design helps resist shearing forces and achieves a high side loading strength rating.
Taperlock design which is an evolution of the Keylock design, giving a clean internal profile that prevents snagging on gear, bolts and slings.