Wallnut Set

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Glossary - Hot forged close

Hot forging is a method used to form stock metal into complex shapes. For many years aluminium alloys have been the material of choice for climbing equipment as they are lighter and much easier to manipulate than comparable steels. For decades karabiners and many other products were made using a technique called cold forging, which isn't possible with steel. This essentially involves squashing 'cold' (room temperature) pieces of stock aluminium alloy with a mould, known as a die, under very large pressures until it takes the form of the mould.

Recently manufacturers have started to move towards hot forging which involves heating the alloy in a furnace before forging it. This makes it much more malleable and allows substantially more complex and subtle shapes to be moulded under higher pressures. Both of these techniques are known as drop forging, when huge a huge hammer is 'dropped' onto the material to create the pressure.

The major benefit for the end user is that equipment can be formed using the bare minimum amount of metal required, rather than using more primitive shapes, making it lighter (and in some cases stronger aswell). It also makes the application of heat treatments after the forging much easier to control, increasing consistency and, by extension, safety.

The DMM Wallnut Set 1-11

An essential part of your rack, easy to place, and more versatile than any other nut, the DMM Wallnut fits in all kinds of tapered cracks, from lumpy irregular ones, to slight flares, to almost parallel. Anodised for easy size recognition (and the colours match up with the rest of the DMM range, and Wild Country too).

  • Colour coded for easy recognition
  • Lighter Extruded sizes 7-11
  • Hot forged smaller sizes 1-6
  • Colour compatibility with other brands
  • Made in UK

Size 1 15g 7 kN/4 kN Pink
Size 2 26g 9 kN Green
Size 3 28g 11 kN Silver
Size 4 30g 12 kN Gold
Size 5 32g 12 kN Blue
Size 6 39g 12 kN Red
Size 7 40g 12 kN Grey
Size 8 45g 12 kN Turquoise
Size 9 50g 12 kN Gold
Size 10 56g 12 kN Silver
Size 11 68g 12 kN Green

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