Spacer , 7/16" hole, w/ Set Screw

Spacer , 7/16" hole, w/ Set Screw
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Price: $3.80
Product ID : SP375X
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Spacers are advanced ancillary components that typically spread or position the top and second bar on a brake bar rack. Since the top bars of a rack tend to overheat (possibly melting a rappeller’s rope) spacers spread out and reduce the rope-to-bar contact – keeping them cooler.

CAUTION – Achieving cooler bars is an immediate concern to the user in that the upper bars are no longer providing the friction a rappeller needs. Great caution should be used when spreading out the upper bars as it forces the user to use more bars to achieve the needed friction necessary to control the rappel. A safe rappeller often uses 6 swing bars below the last spacer for control.
Spacers with set screws are available in 7/16" and 3/8". Only hte 7/16" will fit over the nose of the rack.

Spacers are available in chrome – ¼”, 3/8”, ½” and ¾” and galvanized steel (see item SP-X-GS) in 3/8”, ½”, ¾” and 1”.

NOTE: Spacers without set screws need to be situated on the long leg of the rack and captured with a set screw spacer on the short leg. Spacers 3/8" and 1/4" will fit over the nose of the rack, as will the 7/16" spacer with set screws.

Bore Size:  7/16"
OD:             7/8"
Width:         7/16"
Material:      Steel, ASTM A108
Finish:          Zinc Plate
Set screw:    Hex socket set screw, 3A thread, steel, ASTM F912: 1/4-20 x 1/2
Weight @:    0.80 oz.

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