In 2016, the next revolution arrived, the lightweight and compact AVABAG airbag system, the lightest airbag currently operative in the world, weighing in at only 640g.
Made from high-quality materials and innovative design, the Ortovox AVABAG can now be found in the following bags:
Snowsafe breakdown everything you need to know about the Ortovox AVABAG:
The AVABAG airbag unit is the lightest canister powered airbag on the market, weighing just 690g.
The activation unit sits inside the venturi, creating a Completely Sealed, Robust System that functions without electricity. Dirt, ice and corrosion can all be excluded.
The Innovative Welding Technology used to make the airbags ensures a compact pack size while Improving Its Resistance to Tearing and Leaks.
This means you do not have to charge up AVABAG unit in order to deploy it. simply screw the lightweight AVABAG carbon cartridge into the venturi unit within Avabag compatible Backpack.
The canister is one time use only and should be refilled every two seasons.
The Ortovox AVABAG filling time is one of the fastest on the market with a approximate time of 3.3 seconds from pulling the trigger.
To make sure your deployments are fast make sure you have set your handle to the right height and ensure its easy to access.
On AVABAG unit there is a button which allows you to hold and squeeze out the air from the AVABAG. The air is released out of the Ventilation System. You can hold this button where the O sits on the outside of the Ortovox AVABAG Backpacks.
Yes the AVABAG unit is Quick and Easy To Move to any Ortovox AVABAG compatible backpack.
Different to any other gas powdered airbags on the market, the AVABAG System allows you to Test as Much As You Like and As Often As You Like without an installed cartridge, This will ensure that the wearer is able to react appropriately in a real avalanche situation.
Simply screw the Ortovox Rearming Tool into the AVABAG unit until you cant screw anymore, unscrew the tool and Pull your activation handle, if you hear a popping sound then it means its been a succesful activation.
If your Ortovox AVABAG canister was installed, this popping sound would be the pin piercing your canister to release the compressed gas to deploy your airbag.
So now you know more about the Ortovox AVABAG, are you more interested? if your looking for a lightweight airbag which is removable, easy to use, and offers fast deployment then the Ortovox AVABAG is right for you:
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