Petzl Chicane Auxiliary brake for mechanical Prusik

Code: D022CA00
£139.20
(inc. VAT)

The Petzl CHICANE

The Petzl CHICANE auxiliary braking device allows ZIGZAG and ZIGZAG PLUS mechanical Prusiks to be used on single ropes. It provides continuous additional friction on descents. The excellent compatibility of the CHICANE and mechanical Prusik as an assembled unit ensures smooth rope glide through the brake during ascents. The ergonomic handle provides excellent grip and facilitates movement while limb walking. Thanks to the swing open side plate, installation is quick and easy.

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The Petzl CHICANE

The Petzl CHICANE auxiliary braking device allows ZIGZAG and ZIGZAG PLUS mechanical Prusiks to be used on single ropes. It provides continuous additional friction on descents. The excellent compatibility of the CHICANE and mechanical Prusik as an assembled unit ensures smooth rope glide through the brake during ascents. The ergonomic handle provides excellent grip and facilitates movement while limb walking. Thanks to the swing open side plate, installation is quick and easy.

Allows ZIGZAG and ZIGZAG PLUS mechanical Prusiks to be used on single ropes:

  • Continuous additional braking action, thanks to the added friction of the two friction pins.
  • Used with an Am'D or OK connector (not included). The H-shaped cross-section of the connector, together with the positioning ring of the mechanical Prusik, make the CHICANE and mechanical Prusik a compatible unit that ensures smooth rope glide through the brake during ascents.
  • Ergonomic handle facilitates movement while limb walking.

Easy installation:

  • Swing open side plate for quick and easy installation on the rope.
  • Triple action unlocking limits rick of accidentally opening the side plate.
  • Connects on the upper hole of the mechanical Prusik.

Optimized durability, thanks to the two friction pins, available as spare parts.

CHICANE allows the user to work in compliance with the ANSI Z133 standard.

 

 

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Specification

Arborist Ascender

Rope Size Range (mm)
11.5mm - 13mm Rope
Working Load Limit (kg)
140kg

General

Industrial or Sport Use
Industrial
Material
Aluminium, Nylon, Steel,
Conformity
CE
Weight (g)
255g

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