8mm Prusik Testing

19 August, 2021

Purpose of Tests

The aim of this testing was to determine the compatability of the Sterling 8mm sewn prusiks

Two test phases were conducted: 

Phase 1 - Tensile tests to determine the slip point of the Sterling prusik on each rope.
Phase 2 - Drop tests to establish the effects of dropping 200kg mass onto a dual rope hauling system, single prusik on each line.

Read the full test report.

Test Components

The testing was carried out with the DMM Worksafe Plus 11mm, Edelrid Interstatic Protect 11mm and Teufelberger KMIII 11mm.