• UL Certified for Life Jacket/ PFD use

    When safety is of essence, trust is the world’s strongest side-release buckles for guaranteed performance in all conditions.

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XT Plastic Side-Release Buckle Spec Sheet

Side-Release Buckle: XT


The XT Side-Release Buckle is the world’s strongest buckles. It is UL Certified for use in Life Jackets/ PFDs, making Winhigh one of only 3 certified buckle manufacturers for this particular application worldwide.


  • Extremely high tensile strength for challenging applicationsUL Certified - Lifesaving Equipment, Marine - Component: SHANGHAI WINHIGH INDUSTRIAL CO LTD
  • UL Certified for use in Life Jackets/ PFDs (XT-25 & XT-40)
  • Anti Pinching™ protects your fingers from accidental injury
  • Symmetrical female allows easy sewing
  • Center rib reinforced female
  • Self guide shape for ease of use
  • Polished side-arms for easy and comfortable release
  • Tracking System™ on back side
  • Audible click on closing
  • Logo insert available
  • Excellent low temperature performance down to -40

Size & Dimension Overview

XTItem No.mminMaterialLowest Expected Tensile Load (LETL)ABCD
XT-20 (Shown w/Latch
2011-2000) 2000-2000
XT-25 (Shown w/Latch
2011-2500) 2000-2500
XT-40 (Shown w/Latch
2011-4000) 2000-4000
XT-50 (Shown w/Latch
2011-5000) 2000-5000

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