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FABX2 OS - offshore block

Checkmate Xcalibre FABX2 OS is designed to be used in harsh environments where it may be permanently installed. It is comprised entirely of materials with an offshore corrosion protection. Can form part of a full safe transfer system including a ladder davit and a permanent tag line.

Product Features

  • Anchorage Connection Allows for direct connection to davit or use of a standard karabiner.
  • Fibre Rope Made with Dyneema®; 5mm, min breaking load 27kN
  • Stainless Steel Wire Rope 5mm dia 7 x 19 minimum breaking load 15kN
  • Capacity Made with Dyneema®; 18 metres
    15 metres stainless steel
  • Maximum Arresting Force (6kN) Rope made with Dyneema® = 3.5kN (nom)
    Wire rope = 4.5kN (nom)
  • Total Arrest Distance 2m maximum
  • User Weight 136Kg maximum


  • EN 360
  • AS/NZS 1891.3.1997
  • ANSI Z359.14:2012 Class B


  • Dyneema® and Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™ are trademarks of DSM. Use of these trademarks is prohibited unless strictly authorized.

Principal Materials

  • Drum Polyamide 6 glass filled
  • Chassis Stainless steel electro polished
  • Pawls Stainless steel, hardened
  • Pawl Plate AI Alloy T6 hard anodised
  • Pawl Spindles & Spring Stainless steel
  • Housing PC/ABS
  • Ratchet Al Alloy T6 hard anodised
  • Bearings Polyamide with PTFE
  • Shaft Al Alloy T6 hard anodised
  • Swivel Hook Or Eye Stainless steel rated to 23kN

Brake Pawls & Plate

Manufactured from aluminium alloy T6 and hard anodised, this plate retains the hardened stainless pawls and spindles.



The clear housing allows visual inspection of the enclosed mechanical assembly without the need for removal of the block from its housing.


Sealed Brake Module

The brake module is a stainless/alloy unit which can be easily replaced after a fall, the “O” rings provide a seal from dust and water ingress.


Load Bearing Chassis

The internal stainless steel chassis provides a structural metallic core beneath the external protective housing.


Thermally insulated protective hood

The optional hood protects the blocks exterior and regulates extreme changes in temperature reducing condensation build up, and protection from bird lime.


Stainless Steel Load Indicating Swivel Hook

Supplied with a marine grade stainless steel load indicating swivel hook as standard, or a marine grade stainless steel load indicating swivel eye (MoQ’s apply).


Ladder Davit

Optional made to order davit extends the block above the top rung.

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