Block-shackle® friction

The Block-shackle® friction is a coated textile shackle designed for low-friction rings.

It may be delivered with or without friction ring.

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Option friction ring for 1 € more

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The Block-shackle® friction is a coated textile shackle designed for low-friction rings.

+ Uses

  • Textile shackle for rings, easy to install and designed for heavy static loads
  • To guide, deflect and haul any ropes, sheets for genoas, spinnakers, drum bosses barber-hauler and cascading backstay and many other applications.
  • An ideal product if you wish to quickly move your point of attachment and hauling

Data sheet

  • T-bône® fastener, Titanium TI 6 "Eco Ti"
  • Shackle®, core and sheath made of 100% Dyneema® R2 12fx pre-stretched, coated ¬ Light grey / black
  • Block®, clamping and holding ring, made of flexible TPE thermoplastic which can quickly lock and fix a low-friction ring.
  • Nodus Factory low friction ring™ made of Self-lubricating technical plastic resin ¬ black or partner product made of hard anodised aluminium – colour black

Product Details

Product Name Breaking load Ø Rope Length Ø Internal Ø Rope
Shackle R2 Closed Ring Recommended
Kg mm cm mm mm
BS 10 HL 2900 4/9 9 10 6/8
BS 14 HL 3600 5/10 10 15 8/12
BS 20 HL 6000 7/13 11 20 12/14
BS 28 HL 6700 9/15 12 25 14/16


  • Requires no splicing, easy and quick to move
  • The Block® ring holds the textile strands parallel to uniformly and optimally distribute the working loads on the ring.
  • Coated textile shackle resistant to chafing and UV
  • Reliable and maintenance free

Nodus and tricks

  • Use the Block-shackle for your strap pulleys.
  • Check the breaking load of the rings used

The Block® rings are clamping and holding rings, for pulleys and rings with low friction, on textile loops and with Nodus Factory shackles.