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 This version of the Shield 12cm is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Shield 12cm is no longer produced by DMM and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

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Shield 12cm



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The distinctive twisted Wirelock gate and kinked backbone make the Shield an eye catching biner. These striking design features are not just for show – they make the biner easier to handle and safer to use.

The patented Wirelock clean nose means that it won’t snag on bolts, wires or tapes, plus the narrow nose profile allows you to clip small pegs and bolts with small hangers.

It is almost impossible to cross-load the biner and very hard to load it away from its spine. The combination of the wire gate and I-beam construction also means that it is both light and strong.

Twisted wiregate biner
Lightweight I-Beam construction
Patented Wirelock clean nose
Easy to handle kinked back shape
Generous 9.4mm rope radius

Retail price

US$ 31.95
Weight 79 g
Dogbone Size 12 cm long, 11 mm wide
Dogbone Material Dyneema / UHMWPE­
Dogbone Strength (kN) 22 kN
Top Carabiner Shield -
US$ 15.95

DMM Shield Full View
Bottom Carabiner Shield -
US$ 15.95

DMM Shield Full View

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