Retraction Forces Explained

KEY-BAK retractors are available in 4 retraction levels; Standard Duty, Heavy Duty, Super Duty and Xtreme Duty. Each level of retraction is a combination of cord material, cord length and spring force.

Retraction Force Options

Cord Options - Polyester, Nylon, Kevlar and Stainless Steel Chain
Length Options - 24" up to 48"
Spring Force Options - 2 oz. up to 20 oz.

Retraction Forces Table

Standard Retraction Heavy Duty Retraction Super Duty Retraction Xtreme Duty Retraction

RETRACT-A-BADGE

36" Polyester Cord

Retracts up to 2 oz.

N/A

N/A

N/A

MINI-BAK

36" Nylon Cord

Retracts up to 2 oz.

N/A

N/A

N/A

SIDEKICK

24" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 4 oz.

N/A

N/A

N/A

MID6

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 6 oz.

N/A

N/A

N/A

ORIGINAL

24" Stainless Steel Chain

Retracts up to 8 oz.

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 13 oz.

28" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 20 oz.

SECURIT

24" Stainless Steel Chain

Retracts up to 8 oz.

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 13 oz.

28" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 20 oz.

SUPER48

N/A

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 13 oz.

28" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 20 oz.

SUPER48 PLUS

N/A

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

N/A

N/A

LOCK48

N/A

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

N/A

N/A

SMALL CARABINER

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 6 oz.

N/A

N/A

N/A

LARGE CARABINER

N/A

48" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 8 oz.

36" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 13 oz.

28" Kevlar Cord

Retracts up to 20 oz.