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

The perfect Auto Belay Device for sporty climbing during training sessions of the sports climber, during school trips, birthday parties, teambuilding sessions or other climbing activities for groups.

CWD16 Auto Belay device with no less than 16 meters (52.5 ft) of cable, arresting a possible fall during climbing and let the climber descend automatically and comfortably thanks to the integrated descend module. The perfect climbing wall device for sporty and recreational climbing.

STAR-belay devices, patented & Good Industrial Design
(Dutch Design Week)

The Auto Belay devices developed and manufactured in the Netherlands by HONOR AdventureTech set a new standard in sports and recreational climbing. HONOR AdventureTech is a separate private company and has been spun off from HONOR Safety & Consultancy.

Characteristics CWD16 Auto Belay Device

  • STAR series patented and modular appliance design
  • Fall arrest device and automatic descender
  • Up to 16 meters downhill height
  • Automatic descend function to allow the user to descend automatically and in a controlled manner after a fall or above
  • Automatic retraction (core jacket) lifeline
  • Reduces fall force to an absolute minimum
  • Maximum mass = 150 kg
  • Minimum mass = 10 kg (22 lbs)


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 series devices, patented and recognized design

HONOR Safety & Consultancy offers a complete range of 17 different devices for fall protection, rescue, descent, evacuation, man riding winches, climbing wall devices and fall protection under the brand name STAR series.

These in-house developed devices set a new standard in the field of personal safety, fall protection and rescue and evacuation. The designation CWD stands for ‘climbing wall descender’ (auto belay). An automatic device whose lifeline rolls in and out. The device offers freedom of movement and also certainty that if a fall occurs, the device intervenes, arrest the fall immediately and allows the climber to descend safely.


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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 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 been able to take place and the CWD-type devices have been tested internally – with positive results. The CWD-type devices will be tested by the NoBo as soon as possible as soon as the COVID-19 situation allows.

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