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Sterling 7.8mm Fusion Photon
  • Sterling 7.8mm Fusion Photon
  • Sterling 7.8mm Fusion Photon
  • Sterling 7.8mm Fusion Photon

7.8mm Fusion Photon AT 30m 2xDry

Sterling

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The Fusion Photon is Sterling’s first half rope that is also certified to twin. It was manufactured to have a perfect balance of diameter to weight.

Designed to round out the Fusion series as a performance half rope, the Photon is small and light, making rope drag less of a concern over long or windy pitches.

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US$ 88.85
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Weight 41.0 g/m
2.711 lbs / 1230 g
Diameter (millimeters) 7.8 mm
Length (meters) 30 m
Rope Type Half/Twin 
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) ­0  / 5  / 16
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 35.3 % / 32.3 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) 0.0 % / 11.7 % / 6.5 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) 0.00 kN / 5.60 kN / 8.70 kN
Dry Treatment Sheath & Core­
Sheath Proportion (%) 45.0 %
Sheath Slippage (mm) ­
Rope End Marker None
Certification CE, EN, UIAA
None

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The UIAA equipment standard provides a baseline for equipment performance in a test lab under controlled conditions on new equipment. Although these test conditions are relevant to the conditions encountered climbing, conditions encountered at the crags and the condition of the equipment are equally important. This recommendation from the UIAA member federation The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) provides vital equipment information that is NOT explicitly addressed in the standard, particularly failure modes of the equipment and recommendations for the use, inspection, maintenance, and retirement of equipment.