Helium is some very interesting slackline webbing. With its 38 g/m it is very lightweight. With its stretch of 3% at 8 kN it is very low stretch as well. Third it is some very flat webbing. This makes it packing very small. This combination makes it an ideal choice for your travel webbing because you have a lightweight webbing that's very easy to tension and packs very small in your travel package. With a minimum breaking strength of 24 kN Helium is very strong too. You can use it for your low tension longline projects as well as for waterlines or lowlines.
Due to its light weight Helium is very easy to walk. In low tension long lines it's very easy to simply push the webbing to the place where you need it to be. Rodeo is very easy to learn on it too.
ThermaStretch: Helium webbing is heat set, to provide a very smooth and even stretch over all tensions.
HydroShield: Helium webbing is coated, so it's well protected against the influences of water, dust and dirt.
Made in Germany: All raed webbings are 100% made in Germany. We control every production batch by hand, so you can rely on flawless webbing pieces that fulfill the highest standards.
Human & environmental friendly: All our webbings are compliant to the OekoTex 100 standard. This means they don't contain any substances that are known to be harmful to human or the environment.
|Delivery Time||2 weeks, Price: per meter|
|Min. Breaking Strength||24 kN|
|Weight / Meter||38|
|Width||25 mm / 1"|
|Optimized For||Lowlines, Rodeo Lines, Waterlines|
|Optimal Length||25, 50, 75|
Very nice ultra-lightweight webbing, with *great* value for the price.
I bought 60m for my (intermediate) longline setup and also a "fun kit" (when travelling).
The weight and the volume taken are impressive : It weights nothing, and 60m of helium takes the same room as my 35m polyester semi-heavy webbing.
The feeling is ok under the feet, but be warned, this webbing is *very* flat and thin ; you don't want to catch it like an highline (ouch).
Quality is ok for the price. I think it's not a very robust line, so treat it with care (double check your linelocks).
I was a little disappointed with the "low-stretch" promise : I realized that 4% is still a little stretchy.
My tensioning system (two shackles acting as pulleys + 2 multiplying pulleys) was not able to tension 60m without putting the anchors too high.
simple lightweight webbing. fun to rodeoline, interesting as long saggy slackline, light to carry. be aware that a lot of dye comes off when humid or even waterlining, that's why I have to give low quality and value ratings. raed told me they were working on this after I told them, I hope it will be better soon...
Comment of raed slacklines: We offer Helium Pure now, which is not dyed, this might be a good solution for your lightweight waterlines.
Helium is our official backup line in Canary Islands
I personally am comfortable with the webbing as a backup on highlines over 200m. At this length I'm ok with the stretch characteristics and strength. I would not use it as a back up if abrasion to the cliff side is a concern.. but at that point your rigging wrong anyways. I personally will extend my anchors so that my webbing is in space therefor less of a concern about rock abrasion etc. I'm comfortable with leash abrasion with these specs. Long distances use less tapes which means your backup doesn't need to be as loose, therefore not too large of a shockload if you were to fall on to the backup. I like the weight, color, price and heat resistance. Like I said, I only use it on 200meter plus+. But I don't recommend on anything shorter
If you are looking for a rodeo line get this one
It's so light. It's fun to learn big rodeo lines with it.