Carabiner with friction spur for descenders

The FREINO Z carabiner has a friction spur for adding or adjusting friction during the descent. It is easy to use and compatible with I’D S, I’D L, I’D EVAC and RIG self-braking descenders. When rotated, it makes the descender loss-proof when transferred from the equipment loop to the ventral attachment point or anchor. The FREINO Z has the TRIACT-LOCK automatic locking system.

SKU: PTZL-M042BA00 Category:


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 handling:
    – facilitates creation of a tie-off
    – Keylock system, to avoid any involuntary snagging of the carabiner
    – TWIST-LOCK automatic locking system, for quick opening
  • Can be rotated in order to make the STOP or SIMPLE descender loss-proof when transferred from gear loop to semi-circular carabiner
  • Compatible only with STOP (D009AA00) and SIMPLE (D004AA00) caving descenders


  • Material(s): aluminum
  • Certification(s): CE EN 12275 type B, UIAA
  • Gate opening for friction spur: 12 mm


References M042BA00
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

Technical information

Additional information

Weight 0.2 lbs
Dimensions 4.33 × 3.54 × 0.79 in