Activation Unit is the proven ABS
® cartridge and handle for North America, and is DOT and TC certified.
High tensile steel
Burst Pressure - At least 675 bar
Filled Weight - 585 g
Includes cartridge and handle
Used Cartridges - Spent cartridges may only be refilled by ABS®; after deployment you should return the empty cartridge to an authorized dealer or ABS® where you will receive a credit toward the purchase of a full cartridge. Activation handles should be replaced at the same time.
Travelling with Airbag Packs - At this time, flying with charged (filled) cartridges or activation handles is prohibited from North American airports. You should be prepared to demonstrate that both your cylinder and handle are empty / have been discharged. Contact your airline for further information.
Warning - Wearing an airbag backpack is no guarantee of survival in an avalanche. Backcountry travelers are highly advised to educate themselves in snow stability assessment, route finding, and companion rescue and carry all of the conventional avalanche gear in addition to the airbag.
Used Activation Units - Spent activation units may only be refilled by ABS®; after deployment you should return the empty canister and trigger handle to an authorized dealer or ABS® where you will receive a credit toward the purchase of a full cartridge.
evo Seattle - evo Seattle is an authorized ABS® dealer and accepts spent Activation Units for exchange. Please call ahead for details.
Products with Compressed Air must ship International Standard Ground to Canada and cannot be shipped to APO/FPO or other International addresses.