M8 - Maillon - Quick Link - 316 Stainless
M8 Stainless Steel - Maillon also known as a quick link.
8mm stainless steel standard Maillon Rapide.
P.P.E. – EN 362 & EN 12275 Standards
Maillon quick links used as a connector on P.P.E (personal protective equipment) against falls from heights, mountaineering and rock climbing, are distinguished by a specific marking in relation with following European standards:
EN 362 standard: industrial P.P.E.: fall arrest systems, work restraint, work positioning, rope access
EN 12275 standard: mountaineering P.P.E, rock climbing, climbing walls, caving, canyoning
Breaking strength in kN is identified on the Maillon quick link.. Breaking strength must not be under 25 kN.
According to legislation, a user instruction is required with each EN 362 & EN 12275 certified Maillon quick link, sold or used as a connector when fitted on P.P.E.