The A-B Descender is a "squeeze style" device, designed for use in Technical Rope Access, Intervention/Special Forces and is rated for two-person loads. This descender also has a panic brake function which is activated when the user pulls too hard on the handle and/or if the user lets go of the handle.
The A-B Descender is fitted with an extended, spring loaded, flip-down handle, which gives extra leverage, when a fine degree of descent control is required. The flip-down handle is of particular use for extra control of a two-person rescue load.
Large top bobbin which improves rope retention
Extendable handle for greater control when lowering heavy/two-person loads
Rope latch allows user to remove the rope without detaching from their harness
Weight: 449 grams (16 ounces)
Working Load Limit: 300kg (661lbs.)
For use with single ropes 10.5 - 12.5mm
Certifications: CE EN12841-B, EN341-B