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Visit AustriAlpin at IWA

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

We received this note from AustriAlpin. Congrats on 20 years of the Cobra buckle!

The COBRA® Quick Release buckle from AustriAlpin has established itself as indispensable to the world of safety hardware. For now 20 years we have been, and in the future will continue to be, proud to maintain 100% local design and production in the Tirolean Stubaital. In our anniversary year, we are looking forward even more so to your visit to the AustriAlpin booth at the IWA OutdoorClassics.

Visit the AustriAlpin booth in Hall 9 / 9-115.

Post SHOT Show Wrapup – 50:50 Carabiner from AustriAlpin

Monday, January 25th, 2016

  
Rated to 26kn pull strength, the 50:50 carabiner is made from a steel alloy.  Its autolocking design allows for the ambidextrous one-handed opening of one section at a time.   It can be used for a wide variety of applications.  For example, as a belay carabiner in combination with a belay device, as personal anchor system, or for glacier tracks.

Available in Black, Blue and Orange.

www.austrialpin.at/climbing/autolock-karabiner/fifty-fifty

SHOT Show – Biothane Belt

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

So I’m in the Murdock Webbing booth when I spy a belt made from their Jacquard webbing in Kryptek Mandrake, treated with Biothane. I remarked that I didn’t realize there was Biothane webbing that thin. Then, the guys from Austrialpin added their Vobra buckle to the mix and we had a new concept for a belt.

The belt is not available, but the stuff to make it is.  

Carryology – First Look :: AustriAlpin COBRA Sport Buckle

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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Carryology recently published a first look article on AustriAlpin’s new COBRA Sport Buckle. Made of 7075 aluminum and brass, the Sport Buckle is designed as a lower cost option for use with clothing, sports equipment, backpacks, etc., when the higher-cost, load bearing standard COBRA buckle would be overkill.

You can check out the full article here: www.carryology.com/liking/industry/first-look-austrialpin-cobra-sport-buckle

New Products from AustriAlpin

Friday, January 16th, 2015

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Due to rabid customer demand, AustriAlpin is releasing new sizes in it extremely popular D-ring COBRA buckle. This innovative hybrid technology (patent pending) integrates a stainless steel articulating D-ring with AustiAlpin’s proprietary COBRA buckle technology. It’s now available in 1 inch and 1.5 inch models and is launching at SHOT show (booth 8611). All versions exceed ANSI Z359.1 standards for PPE and fall-protection. 18kN / 4000lb (frame test). They are also releasing some new frame buckles (tri-glides) which integrate a D-ring.

Cobra Sport Buckle from AustriAlpin

Friday, January 9th, 2015

AustriAlpin has introduced the new Cobra Sport. Made from 7075 Aluminum, this new buckle offers the same look and feel of the Cobra but without the life support features. The associated lower cost makes it a great option for belts, luggage, packs, etc.

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www.austrialpin.net

Certainly Inspired

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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A little over a year ago, Are Armor introduced the Derma Plate Carrier which features this unique buckle from AustriAlpin. During this week’s SWAT Roundup in Florida a new buckle appeared from a different manufacturer.

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It’s not an exact copy, but it was obviously created to accomplish the same function. Certainly inspired. Barring any IP issues, let the market decide.

AustriAlpin Introduces New Buckle Colors

Friday, September 26th, 2014

This is very cool news from AustriAlpin regarding the introduction Of new powder coated colors. Thanks to the guys at Tactical Trim for passing this on to us.

After a development period of 8 months, the big day has finally arrived. AustriAlpin proudly presents the new powder-coated color range of the patented COBRA quick release buckle! The buckle color options of Sand, Coyote Brown, Tan 499, Foliage Green, Elephant Grey, Wolf Grey, White and Signal Orange will all now be finished with a new powder coating process. Buckles in the Black, Matte Black, Titanium Blue and Polished Metal will remain anodized and polished.

Why change? Why not stay with anodizing?

Our dedication to extremely high quality standards is the basis of the trust our customers put in us. Using the anodizing process it was very difficult and sometimes impossible to meet these high quality standards – especially with lighter tones and brighter colors we could not meet the color-match requirements, and the results were also often inconsistent.

Meanwhile, all over the world people are working on developing the best camouflage designs for their respective environments. In order to harmonize with these new camo designs and patterns, all accessories and trims should match the camo colors as perfectly as possible.

Why powder coating?

Powder coating guarantees a consistent and perfectly-even result so that all pieces will match the color standard all of the time.

The powder coating is also very durable and highly resistant to high temperatures and UV radiation. During the ISO cross-cut test for paint adhesion, the achieved rating was 0, which is the best possible test result.

The new color series is in production now; however, it will take until the end of 2014 to fully stock all models in every color.