The pro ALLP tech was tested under lab conditions and proven to be compatible with low stretch ropes of 10.5 to 12.7mm from one manufacturer and in compliance with EN1891. Naturally ropes vary according to manufacturer and the type of mantle. Also physical conditioning changes the reaction of a descent, such as wet, dry, ice, dirt, humidity etc.. all must be appreciated when in use.
DMM Figure of 8 has been around for a long time and it is still very popular, Because it balances weight, strength, useable friction and heat control so well and is a true classic in every sense of the word.
Figure of 8 Descender with Ears is used for controlled lowering or abseiling. Manufactured from high strength aluminium alloy, it has a large eye with room for an extra karabiner and wings to prevent the rope rolling into a locked position.
The A-B Descender has been designed for Technical Rope Access, Intervention/Special Forces and Rescue. It has been designed to overcome some of the problems that occur with other devices and comply fully, with the correct European Standard for this type of descender/rope adjustment device.
The black Petzl Rig is a compact self-braking descender designed for experienced rope access workers. It has an ergonomic handle that allows comfortable descent control.
The Auto-Lock system allows users to easily position themselves at the work station without having to manipulate the handle or tie off the device. Once locked, the rope can be taken up without having to manipulate the handle.
The safety gate allows the rope to be installed with the device remaining connected to the harness, facilitating passage of intermediate anchors. The stainless steel wear plate improves durability by reinforcing the rope friction zone.
Limited stock available please contact us for large orders - Does not include the karabiner! (sold seperately)
The D4 Descender features a unique and innovative progressive cam action, which offers precise control at slow or fast speed. The device 'fails to safe' (the device locks if the handle is released) and also has a panic brake feature (if the handle is pulled down in panic when in freefall then it locks the device - The progressive cam design means that this panic brake is not overly sensitive in normal use).
The device is made from a high grade aluminium and has a stainless steel cam, axles and top bobbin which should ensure a good degree of longevity. The beauty is that the internal workings are cleanable.
The Petzl Black ID Descender is a self-braking descender belay device with anti-panic function. Used for descending a rope and for belaying. Anti-error safety catch to reduce the risk of an accident due to incorrect installation of the device on the rope. Anti-panic function: if the user pulls too hard on the handle, the cam will lock on the rope. Locking position on the handle for positioning while on the rope. When used for hauling, allows the system to be reversible.
The I’D EVAC self-braking descender is primarily designed for lowering from an anchor. The ergonomic handle is specifically oriented for managing of a load from the anchor and offers comfortable descent control.