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Petzl Rig

$273.35 incl GST

Compact self-braking descender

RIG is a compact self-braking descender primarily designed for experienced rope access workers. It has a multi-function handle that allows control of the descent speed and positioning at a work station without the need to tie off the device. The safety clip reduces the risk of dropping the device and facilitates passing of intermediate anchors. And the automatic return system on the handle limits risks in case of an involuntary action by the user.

  • Min. rope diameter: 10,5 mm
  • Max. rope diameter: 11,5 mm
  • Weight: 380 g
  • Certification(s): EN 341 classe A, CE EN 12841 type C, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC
  • NSN: 8465-145647710

 

 

 

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Compact self-braking descender

The RIG self-braking descender allows the user to easily position himself by using the handle to lock the device in place on the rope. Easy to grasp, this descender is intuitive and convenient to use. With its innovative and compact design, the RIG offers a simple, efficient alternative to traditional descenders.

  • Multi-function handle allows the user to:
    – unlock the rope and control the descent with the hand on the free end of the rope
    – position himself on the rope without tying off the device
  • The automatic return system on the handle limits risks in case of an involuntary action by the user
  • Handle storage position reduces the risk of snagging when the descender is being carried on the harness
  • The safety gate on the moving side plate helps prevent dropping the device and facilitates rope installation when passing intermediate anchors
  • Pivoting cam facilitates taking up the slack in the rope. Can also be used to make a reversible haul system, and for short ascents (in conjunction with a FOOTAPE foot loop and an ASCENSION handled rope clamp)
  • Lowering heavy loads up to 200 kg (only for expert users; consult the Instructions for Use for the device)

Available in two colors: yellow and black

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