PETZL RIG DESCENDER / BELAY DEVICE, NFPA, BLACK
Compact self-braking descender.
The RIG self-braking descender allows the user to easily position himself at the work station 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.
Designed for rope access work (expert users only)
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 at the work station without having to tie 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 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 progress-capture haul system, and for short ascents (in conjunction with a FOOTAPE or FOOTCORD foot loop and an ASCENSION handled rope clamp)
Lowers heavy loads up to 200 kg (440 lbs.) (only for expert users; consult the Instructions for Use for the device at www.petzl.com)
MBS Rating: 14kN
Min. rope diameter: 10.5 mm (.41in)
Max. rope diameter: 11.5 mm (.45in)
Weight: 380 g (.84 lbs.)
Certification(s): EN 341 classe A, CE EN 12841 type C, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC
Activities involving the use of this equipment as a component of a descent or fall protection system
are inherently dangerous.
You are responsible for your own actions, decisions and safety.
Before using this equipment, you must:
- Read and understand all instructions for use.
- Get specific training in its proper use.
- Become acquainted with its capabilities and limitations.
- Understand and accept the risks involved.
Failure to heed any of these warnings may result in severe injury or death.
This product must only be used by competent and responsible persons, or those placed under the direct and visual control of a competent and responsible person.
Contact the International Window Cleaners Association (IWCA) for the Safety Standard for Window Cleaners, IWCA I-14.1-2000 and safety certification programs. You should also refer to local safety standards as they can differ from the IWCA I-14.1-2001.
Rope Access and Fall Protection equipment are not returnable nor refundable.