FREINO Z - Belay-Devices-And-Descenders | Petzl Denmark


Carabiner with friction spur for STOP and SIMPLE descenders

FREINO Z is an automatic locking carabiner with friction spur, designed for STOP (D009AA00) and SIMPLE (D004AA00) caving descenders. It allows the user to increase or adjust the braking action during descent. It facilitates the creation of a tie-off. FREINO Z can be rotated in order to limit the risk of dropping the descender when transferred from gear loop to semi-circular carabiner.

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Detailed description


  • Descent control:
    - Spur provides additional braking action during descent
    - Easy to use and control; the rope can be quickly redirected over the friction spur and removed with one hand
  • Easy to handle:
    - Facilitates the creation of a tie-off
    - Keylock system helps prevent the carabiner from snagging during use
    - TWIST-LOCK automatic locking system, for quick opening
  • Can be rotated in order to limit the risk of dropping the STOP or SIMPLE descender when transferring it from a gear loop to a semi-circle carabiner
  • Compatible only with STOP (D009AA00) and SIMPLE (D004AA00) caving descenders


  • Material(s): Aluminum
  • Certification(s): CE EN 12275 type B, UIAA, UKCA, NFPA 2500 Technical Use, GB/T 23469 / B
  • Gate opening for friction spur: 12 mm


References M042AA00
Weight 75 g
Locking system TWIST-LOCK
Major axis strength 23 kN
Minor axis strength 8 kN
Open gate strength 8 kN
Gate opening 18 mm
Guarantee 3 years
Inner Pack Count 1

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