CWD16 Auto Belay Device, max. 16 meter (52.5 ft)

The perfect Auto Belay device for sport, rock and fun climbing during training sessions, school trips, birthday parties, teambuilding sessions or other climbing entertainment for groups.

Climbing wall device type CWD16 with a maximum descent height of 16 meters (52.5 ft) and kernmantel rope. After reaching the top of the route, in the event of a fall, the climbers fall is arrested smoothly and descended automatically. The perfect Auto Belay for sport and recreational climbing.

Characteristics CWD16 Auto Belay Device

  • Only Auto Belay in the World with kernmantel lifeline;
  • Low inspection and examination costs;
  • Fall protection and automatic descender device in one;
  • Integrated descent module allows the climber to descend automatically in a controlled manner;
  • Reduces fall arrest force to an absolute minimum;
  • Up to 16 meters (52.5 ft) descent height;
  • Self retracting lifeline;
  • Maximum climber weight: 150 kilos (331 lbs);
  • STAR-belay® patented and modular design/


The abbreviation CWD stands for “climbing wall descender” (Auto Belay). Self retractable fall arrest and descend devices with its unique sheath core, kernmantel lifeline and non-resettable counter. The devices offer climbers freedom of movement and the certainty that – should a fall occur – the device will intervene immediately, arrest the fall smoothly and descends the climber safely.

STAR-belay devices, patented and unique design

Auto belay devices developed and manufactured by HONOR AdventureTech in the Netherlands sets a new standard in the field of sport and recreational climbing. About STAR-belay.


Illustration-CWD16-Auto-Belay-Device,-max 16-meter-52.5 ft


CWD16 Auto Belay device, max. 16 meter (52.5 ft)

  • Low testing and inspection costs;
  • Descent height: max. 16 m (52.5 ft);
  • Capacity: max. climber weight 150 kg (331 lbs);
  • Lifeline:
    • Sheath Core (Kernmantel) rope: 9.5 mm – EN 1891 Type A, orange/blue;
    • Static strenght without terminations >22 kN;
    • Static strenght with HoPress® eyelet >22 kN;
    • Self retracting;
  • Modular descent brake,
    • Automatic;
    • Descent speed approx. 1.0 m/s (max. 2.0 m/s according to EN 341);
    • Always activated descent brake, no free fall distance;
    • Very low fall arrest forces onto body;
  • Integrated length or distance of use counter, non-resettable (inspections);
  • Applied materials:
    • Housing & modules: lightweight, Marine-Grade alloys – powder coated;
    • Internal components: stainless steel, Marine-Grade alloys;
  • Operating Temperature:
    • min. -4 ºC – max. 55 ºC
    • min. 24.8° F – max. 130° F
  • Device Weight: 17.7 kg (39 lbs);
  • Mounts:
    • Handle Mount (2x handle & 1x connecting eye);
    • Top-Eye (swivable);
  • STAR-series® industrial design



European patent number: 002503698-001
USA patent number: 23-0825-0576900



European standards: EN 360:2002, EN 341:2011/1A
US standard: ANSI / ASSE Z359.4-2007 pending;


Order data: R013.022.100 – CWD16 (Handle Mount) R013.022.000 – CWD16 (Top-Eye)


EU-Type Certificate PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425
CWD9, CWD16 and CWD20 SPEED auto belay according to EN 341:2011/1A and EN 360:2002


EN 341 10x type A

HONOR in-house test certificate according to additional requirement RFU PPE-R / 11.128, being 10x descent energy EN 341:2011.

October 27, 2020. Due to COVID-19, the additional NoBo tests have not yet taken place and the CWD types of aircraft have been tested internally – with positive results. The CWD types of aircraft will be tested by the NoBo as soon as possible as soon as the COVID-19 situation permits.



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