More is Possible with the CMC CLUTCH by Harken Industrial!
Written by: Dustin Woods from CMC
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The CMC CLUTCH by Harken  Industrial is the latest evolution in rope hardware. It moves seamlessly between anchor-based systems and personal use and delivers a multitude of rigging operations including hauling, lowering, descending, ascending, belaying, and TTRS. The CLUTCH offers unmatched versatility for the rope technician through its patented design and unique components:

  • Stainless steel ratcheting and rotating sheave for efficient progress capture.
  • Double-latched side plate independent from the attachment point.
  • Anti-Panic brake and force limiting features for operational safety.
  • Machined aluminum chassis clad with stainless steel wear guards.
  • Integrated becket for direct building of mechanical advantage systems.
  • Does the work of multiple devices reducing cost, weight, volume, and training time. 
  • The 11 mm CLUTCH and CMC’s G11™ Lifeline can be used together to build NFPA G-Rated systems using 11mm rope, saving space and reducing weight.
  • The 11 mm CLUTCH is compatible with 10.5 – 11 mm rope and certified to NFPA 1983 General Use, ANSI, and EN standards. It’s the only device for 10.5 – 11 mm rope that carries all these certifications.
  • The 13 mm CLUTCH is compatible with 12.5 – 13 mm rope and certified to NFPA 1983 General Use and ANSI standards.

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