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7.8mm Fusion Photon 50m

Sterling

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Description

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.

Retail price

US$ 151.80

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Weight 42.0 g/m
4.629 lbs / 2100 g
Diameter (millimeters) 7.8 mm
Length (meters) 50 m
Rope Type Half/Twin 
UIAA Falls (Single / Half / Twin) -  / 5  / 16
Dynamic Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) - / 35.3 % / 32.3 %
Static Elongation (Single / Half / Twin) - / 11.7 % / 6.5 %
Impact Force (Single / Half / Twin) - / 5.60 kN / 8.70 kN
Dry Treatment Core­
Sheath Proportion (%) ­
Sheath Slippage (mm) ­
Rope End Marker None
Certification CE, EN, UIAA
None
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Dirtbag Dreams Gear Review no rating given just a review

These Fusion Photons are easy to pull when belaying with the Petzl Reverso and CAMP’s Gi-Gi. These lines handle well for such small diameters. The Photons seem a little wiry compared to supple fatter ropes. The wiry feel seems to keep the lines from tying themselves into bites. The colors of our ropes, yellow and purple, were great in contrast and beautifully bright.