Aerial Silks Hardware Set
Hardware set consists of: One swivel, One Polished Aluminum Rescue 8, and 2 steel screw gate carabiners (Modified D or Oval Shape).
The recommended Hardware set for aerial arts consists of: One swivel, One Polished Aluminum Rescue 8, and 2 steel screw gate carabiners. When the polished aluminum is back ordered, your order might be filled with a CMI Rescue 8, which is a dark charcoal black aluminum. We sell both modified D-shaped and oval screw gate carabiners.
For more information read our blog articles here.
The Rescue 8 is made from aluminum. The Polished Aluminum Rescue 8 has a kN of 40. It is 6.75” long, 6.75” ear to ear. If the Polished aluminum is substituted with the CMI Rescue 8, it is forged aluminum rated at 44.5 Kn or 10,000 pounds. It is 6.75” long, and 6” ear to ear.
Steel Screw Gate Caribiner: 4.25” long and 2.25” wide. Can be either oval shaped or a modified D shape. Rated at 50 KN or 11,250 pounds.
Swivel or Rotor: Rated strength is 26kN. Inspect with each use. Retire the swivel if it has a crack, sharp edge, burr, irregular rotation, or if it does not spin without resistance. Life expectancy is 5 years depending on frequency of use. Protect your rotor from water, heat, or corrosive materials.
We ship to countries all over the world.
Please allow 3-5 business days for orders to be processed and shipped.
Visit this blog post to determine shipping costs: How to calculate your shipping cost?
Every shipping cost is specific to each order. If the shipping cost is over-calculated, we will refund you the over-charged amount.
Our goal is to meet your deadline so if you have one, please let us know in the “Order Notes” BOX (beneath the Shipping Address during your Checkout), or give us a call.
You can reach our office if you have a pressing deadline, or urgent question.
You can contact us between the hours of 10am to 5pm Mountain Standard Time. Please always leave a message so we can return your call. >> Visit the contact page <<
We generate your shipping label and send you the tracking number by email so please make sure your shipping address and email are correct.
*Expedited shipping is available but is typically twice as expensive.
Please select expedited shipping if you need this to meet your deadline. Let us know your deadline in your “order note”.
For large international orders, the shipping can be under calculated by the shopping cart or over calculated. If we need to refund you, we will. Likewise, if your order will cost more, we will invoice you for the additional amount.
You are responsible to pay the duties and taxes required by your country.
For Orders going to Canada: You will pay an additional broker fee if you choose UPS as your carrier. This fee is in addition to the shipping cost and the duties and taxes charged.
Remember to check your equipment for wear and tear along with any other hardware you are using.
When examining your equipment, note any changes in stitching, or any abrasions. When checking your equipment, if you find it is damaged, it should be retired from use.
It is a good practice to have a rigging log-book where you can chart what you find in the examination of your equipment.
Articles in our Blog answer many frequently asked questions. You can also view our General FAQ, our Classes FAQ, or our Performance FAQ.
We fabricate many of these items to your order specifications so we do not offer returns for any item. We are totally happy to chat and email about your purchase beforehand so that any ambiguities can be worked out before you place the order.
School Districts, College & Large Institutions:
We sell to many school districts and are able to process your orders as your purchasing department prefers. We can generate a separate invoice for you and can also fill out the necessary paperwork. Please call or email with your special needs.
AERIAL FABRIC ACROBATICS, LLC
CUSTOMER WARNING AND COMPANY DISCLAIMER
AERIAL FABRIC ACROBATICS RIGGING MATERIALS PURCHASE
TO OUR CUSTOMER:
Thank you for your purchase of aerial fabric rigging materials and equipment from Aerial Fabric Acrobatics, LLC (“AFA”). We appreciate your business.
Our customers who purchase aerial rigging fabric acrobatic materials use them to assemble rigging for use in aerial fabric acrobatic activities. These activities are, by their nature, dangerous to all of the participating individuals including students and performers. AFA wants you to know that it is vital that anyone using its rigging materials be fully aware of prescribed industry methods for assembling rigging, including, but not limited to all necessary safety procedures and precautions.
We provide this warning to you to make you aware of, and sensitive to, your participants’ needs for safety and the absolute necessity to have competent assemblers and riggers assemble and install your apparatus.
You have not requested AFA’s assistance for your rigging activities except to assemble the fabric to the hardware provided. All hardware specifications are provided. AFA has had no role in examining the proposed location or configuration of your rigging or the precise ways in which you will use it.
AFA hereby disclaims any and all responsibility for your use of the rigging materials you purchase. We recommend that you engage competent professionals to assist in the rigging. You proceed at your own risk if you do not do so. AFA may offer you a separate agreement by which it will provide you on-site consultation to assist in the rigging procedure.
We understand that ordering aerial equipment requires much consideration. We have worked with thousands of satisfied customers since 2002, and we take your needs, your orders, and your questions very seriously.
Please give us a call if you are uncertain of what you need or to verify your order.
If you have any questions or concerns about your equipment needs, please contact us. If we do not answer the phone, please leave a detailed message, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. >>Visit the contact page<<
We prefer to discuss your order before you purchase because each order is cut and assembled to your specifications.
Please be aware that once we cut the fabric for your order, we can no longer refund it.
All orders are custom orders and we treat them as such. We verify the quality of all of the products we sell.
All of our equipment is sold new. We do not sell used equipment because we cannot guarantee the quality. Different amounts of wear and tear can affect the safety of equipment.
WE CANNOT OFFER REFUNDS OR RETURNS but we CAN help you in your ordering process.