Dynapark : Y-lanyard in dynamic polyamide rope.
Attachment to the harness is made with a lark’s foot. (figure 1).
For preference, use auto-lock karabiners.
In horizontal progression, for passing re-belays, it is always
necessary to have one of the two branches clipped to the lifeline.
The anchor point must always be above the user (figure 3)
The different components of the security system (harness,
karabiners, pulleys…) must conform to the appropriate standards
and be used with a full understanding of their usage limitations
in travel and in security systems.
The compatibility of this product with the other elements in
the security system must be verified.
Check the ropes and the security stitching before each use. In particular
look for cut threads and other damage due to use or abrasion.
The lanyard must be protected against sharp edges and rubbing
against abrasive surfaces.
When wet or iced-up, the lanyard becomes much more susceptible
to abrasion and loses strength : redouble precautions.
The temperature in use or in store must not exceed 80°C.
The melting temperature of polyamide is 215 °C.
Before and during use, the possibility of rescue in case of
difficulty must be considered.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
It must not be allowed contact with chemical agents, particularly
acids which may destroy the fibers without visible evidence.
Eliminate avoidable exposure to UV. Store and transport it in
the shade, away from humidity and heat sources
If dirty, wash in clean cold water, if necessary with a gentle
cleaner suitable for delicate textiles, using a synthetic fibre brush.
Disinfect only using materials that have no effect on the synthetic
If it has been soaked, in use or by washing, leave it to dry
in a shaded place, away from any heat source.
Before and after each use, check the state of the stitching
and the rope.
The lanyard must be inspected periodically and meticulously,
by a competent person, every 3 months if in frequent use,
annually for occasional use.
All and every modification or repair is forbidden.
It is recommended that this product is allocated to a single
named user. In case of loaned use, the controls must be redoubled.
Lifetime = Time of storage before first use + time in use.
The working life depends on the frequency and the type of use.
Abrasion, UV exposure and humidity gradually degrade the
properties of the lanyard.
Storage time : In good storage conditions this product may
be kept for 5 years before first use without affecting its future lifetime
duration in use.
- Heavy use : 1 year
- Use of average intensity : 3 years
- Very occasional use : 10 years..
Attention : These are average lifetimes in use, a lanayrd could
be destroyed during its first use. Proper storage between uses is
essential. The lifetime of the lanyard in use must never exceed 10
years. The total maximum lifetime (storage before use + lifetime
in use) is thus limited to 15 years.
The lanyard must be scrapped without delay if :
- it has taken a major fall, approaching fall factor 2,
- on inspection it appears to be damaged,
- it has been in contact with dangerous chemical products,
- if there is the slightest doubt about its security.
The various cases of wrong use shown in this notice are not
exhaustive, there are innumerable wrong uses possible, it is not
feasible to show them all.
This product is designed for climbing and mountaineering only.
Climbing and mountaineering are inherently dangerous.
Special knowledge and training are required to use this product.
This product must only be used by competent and responsible persons,
or those placed under the direct control of a competent person.
Failure to follow these warnings increases the risk of injury or death.
The use of “second-hand” equipment is strongly discouraged.
You are responsible for your own actions and decisions.
MEANING OF MARKINGS :
CE : Conformity to the European directive
0120 : Number of the Notified Body, SGS 217-221 London
Road - Camberley - Surrey - GU15 3EY - United Kingdom
Serial number : The last 2 digits indicate the year of manufacture
Notified body for CE type-examination : CETE APAVE
SUDEUROPE - BP 193 - 13322 MARSEILLE Cedex - France,
This product is guaranteed for 3 years against any faults in materials
or manufacture. Exclusions from the guarantee: normal wear
and tear, modifications or alterations, incorrect storage, poor maintenance,
damage due to accidents, to negligence, or to improper
or incorrect usage.
BEAL is not responsible for the consequences, direct, indirect or
accidental, or any other type of damage befalling or resulting from
the use of its products.