KEY-BAK’s new retractable tool tether provides a safer work environment by reducing the risk of lanyard entanglement and falling object incidents that could lead to personal injury and property loss. 5lb work capacity.


17% of workplace fatalities are due to falls, slips and trips*. Don’t let your employees be part of that statistic. Keep work tools safely on the jobsite with KEY-BAK’s new retractable tool tether.

*according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Durable Materials

The body of the TOOLMATE glass reinforced impact resistant ABS and features a 60” stainless steel retractable tether with nylon jacket that minimizes snagging or entanglement, and has a workload rating of up to 5 lbs. 

Safety Features

To ensure the utmost in safety, we have included a tell-tale in the nylon strap. This allows the unit to be taken out of service until it can be inspected to ensure it is still operable. 

Third Party Tested

To further maximize safety, we run all units through a third party testing facility and they are tested to a 2:1 safety factor.

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Technical Specifications

  • Maximum Tool Weight: 5lb (2.25kg)
  • Retraction Force: 6oz.
  • Overall Reach: 60” (1.5m)
  • Housing Material: Glass reinforced impact resistant ABS
  • Cable Material: Stainless Steel with polymer Jacket
  • Internal Spring: Stainless Steel
  • Carabiner: Stainless steel swivel carabiner with locking screw gate
  • Strap: Nylon Strap with tell-tale
  • Serialized: Individually
  • Third Party Tested: 2:1 Safety Factor

Features & Benefits

  • 60” (1.5m) overall reach and retracts when not in use to minimize snagging or entanglement
  • Unit stays in-line with tool for easier handling and smoother operation
  • Stainless steel swivel carabiner with screw gate allows tools to easily rotate
  • Abrasion resistant stainless steel braided cable with polymer jacket
  • Stainless steel D-ring on webbing for additional attachment point


The New TOOLMATE is now available online and through KEY-BAK Authorized Dealers. To find a KEY-BAK Authorized Dealer near you or to become an Authorized Dealer please call (909) 923-7800 or e-mail