The primary purpose of a Snatch Block is to change the direction of the cable or rope, allowing it to be redirected at various angles. This change in direction reduces the load on the winch or hoist, making it easier to pull or lift heavy objects. Additionally, using a snatch block can also increase the mechanical advantage, effectively doubling the pulling capacity when used in a “two-part line” configuration.
Snatch blocks are often used to perform angled pulls or to redirect the winch line around obstacles, such as trees or rocks, providing more versatile and efficient recovery options. When used correctly, snatch blocks can be valuable tools for safe and effective vehicle recovery and lifting operations.
Crafted from aircraft-grade 6082-T6 aluminium, it is not only strong but also lightweight, tipping the scales at just 1.2kg. This piece of equipment boasts a 7.5T rating at a 4:1 safety ratio, ensuring that you can confidently tackle even the most demanding recovery tasks with ease.
Measuring at 165mm x 100mm, it is compact and space-saving, making it a versatile addition to your gear lineup. It is meticulously engineered to accommodate synthetic winch lines, providing a smooth and efficient pulling experience. With the capacity to fit winch lines up to 12mm in diameter, this snatch block is compatible with a wide range of synthetic lines commonly used in off-road and recovery operations.
What truly sets this snatch block apart is its remarkable ultimate failure threshold, exceeding an astonishing 30t.