Soft-shackle 11 is a bio-sourced textile shackle that is part of an ecological movement to prevent waste and obsolescence through use. By 2024, the reparability index is set to become a sustainability index, with the introduction of new criteria such as product robustness and reliability. Kit contents : 1 T-Bone; 1 interchangeable loop; 1 Bague Block®. Materials: Bio-sourced Dyneema® / "Torqual T6" Aluninium / Bio-sourced Flexible TPE
Adjustable textile shackle in Dyneema® | Soft Shackle T-Close® K
T-close K®, universal, multi-purpose Dyneema® shackle with adjustable loop.
It can be used in a wide range of situations and is your boat's "Swiss Army knife".
The K® shackle fits our Nodus Factory friction rings.
Fr® ring for static use / FrD® ring for dynamic use
Materials: Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Tech PolymersSee features below
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We offer 2 types of Dyneema® K® shackle, depending on their intended use:
Standard, the pre-stretched and coated Dyneema® textile shackle.
Technical, the Dyneema® textile shackle with additional protection in Dyneema® sheath against abrasion
Universal adjustable Dyneema® textile connector for blocks, friction rings, booms, sheets, halyards, sails, lazy-bags, etc.
How to change the length of the loop
Slide the T-close connector to the desired length and then make the Grip© Knot to lock the length of the shackle.
Secure locking "under load and off load"
Easy to install and open, even after heavy loading
Repairability category 1 - general & technical use
Repairability index - (Link to explanatory table)
- T-close® fastener ¬ Glass-fibre reinforced PA
- Rope 100% Dyneema R2 pre-stretched, coated ¬ Light grey/black
- Strength certified by Veritas
- Block® ring, clamping and holding ring, made of flexible thermoplastic TPE, which allows to block and fix quickly a ring with low friction.
Interchangeable accessories :
- Twist-lock® ¬ Velcro strap
Nodusfactory™ textile shackles are Made in France and made in our workshops by our expert shackle makers.
- Multi-purpose thanks to its adjustable loop "The Swiss Army knife of sailing"
- Secure locking under load and unloaded
- Structural ending: it can be used as a loop for load transfer
- Lark head or "Prusic/Machart" knot attachment
Nodus & Tricks
The K shackle can be transformed into an adjustable reeving shackle with the Nodus Factory friction rings.
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