MXLEvo 10: soft block - for max rope size 10 mm Commentary Wichard is proud to present the MXLEvo: a soft block solution designed for all yachtsmen, whether amateur or pro. Designed for heavy load applications (mast foot, halyard tackle, barber hauler, snatch blocks, etc.), this system is available in three sizes.
Economical and easy to use: Delivered complete with a Dyneema SK78 loop, you dont need any specific technical knowledge to use the MXLEvo. It can be installed quickly and easily on any type of anchoring (chain plate, head ropes, etc.). The rope housing keeps the ropes inside the block when there is no load on the system. The MXLEvo offers excellent value for money. It is one of the cheapest soft blocks on the market.
Heavy load applications: The MXLEvo is designed to be used with heavier loads (low rope movement speed). As such, it is the perfect solution for use as: a mast foot block, halyard tackle, barber hauler, block and tackle, sheet return, large sail foot, etc.).
Lightweight, robust and highly compact: MXLEvo provides exceptional resistance for its weight. In comparison with a standard competitors block, The MXLEvo 10 is: • twice as robust • half the weight • a third of the size •For a breaking load of 5 tonnes, the MXLEvo 16 is 35% lighter.
A reliable solution with no need for maintenance: As it does not contain any moving parts (such as a sheave), the MXLEvo is extremely reliable and requires no maintenance.
Adaptable to your deck plan The loop on the MXLEvo can be positioned in one of two ways, making it easily adaptable to your deck and to whatever anchoring point or chain plate alignment you choose.
Stainless steel blocks / sheave 18 / single / Commentary Complete range of stainless steel blocks for dinghies Lightweight, reliable and good performance Available in a wide range of size and fastening systems
Applications For dinghies and catamarans: boom vang, trapeze retriever systems, cunningham, outhaul, control lines... Low load applications on larger yachts Material Grade 316L stainless steel
MXEvo – DIA 6 mm – Captive pin – for max rope size 8 mm Commentary MXEvo is the new generation of one-piece blocks developed by Wichard. Thanks to the leash, this MXEvo version cant loose its pin while opening, manipulating and closing the block. The pin is forged in high-resistant 17.4PH stainless steel.
Main MXEvo features:
Dedicated to heavy load applications
Impressive working and breaking load limits
Captive pin on the standard version
Becket function to make tackles
Rope kept on track thanks to the fins
Optimized weight and dimensions
Easy opening – Easy rope installation
Two versions existing in three sizes
Limited rope wear thanks to the track conception
Monobloc item (without mechanical part) for a better reliability
The Wichard Company was founded by Henri Wichard in Thiers in 1919. The company is both a world leader in marine fittings and a dominant industrial actor in various other industrial sectors: aeronautics, medical, automotive etc. Today the Wichard Group brings together products of the Wichard (marine and precision forging) and products of Profurl (sail furlers).