SMC Descending Ring - Sold Individually

SMC Descending Ring - Sold Individually
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  • Item #: 81600

These are some of the lightest climbing rated rings available.

We will gladly make our 7/64" Continuous Loops with these rings placed on them if so desired. Just order the Continuous Loops separately and place a comment in the Special Instructions box at order checkout that you would like the ring made onto the loop. There is no additional charge for this.

SMC Descending Rings are manufactured from a single piece of aircraft quality aluminum in order to insure consistent quality, durability and maximum reliability.

Sold individually

  • Dimensions:
    • OD 2”
    • ID 1.5”
    • 0.3” THICK
  • Weight: 0.4 oz (11g)
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Finish: Natural
  • 3 Sigma MBS:
    • 14kN
    • 3,147 lb

SMC engineers advise that the descending rings can elongate somewhat at loads of approximately 800 pounds. They will not fail before the rated load but they can elongate. Quoting SMC, "D-Rings deform under load by design. They change to an oval shape with straight sides. This is where their strength comes from." This is not a defect and is not warrantable. Should this happen, you have most likely done something very wrong with your suspension setup. Remember, we always recommend a suspension angle of at least 30 degrees to horizontal. See Derek Hansen's handy Hammock Hang Calculator to see for yourself how suspension angles can drastically effect the load on your hammock and suspension.

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