The symmetrical carabiner was the first option in connectors and also today its smooth and symmetrical shape is a beloved choice for simplicity and manoeuvrability.
Because of its shape though the load is shared equally between the spine side and gate side of the carabiner. Grivel solved this problem of resistance using the Twin Gate solution, which keeps the strength at a highest level compared to other symmetrical carabiners.
The second problem with the old symmetrical carabiners was the small opening of the gate: Grivel solved this problem with a side rotation of the doors that a lows a very big opening, keeping all the safety features.
Bomb proof twingate patented system
Proven symmetrical shape
Symmetrical shape that prevents shifting
Side movement for a large gate opening
Rounded and large surface for rope and belay loop
Hot drop forged
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