The Petzl Rig is an expert-grade self-braking descender for rope access work. Its lack of a panic function (like those found in the ID series descenders) allows it to work faster, but also makes it trickier for novice users to handle.
- Designed for rope access work (expert users only)
- Multi-functional handle allows the user to:
- Unblock the rope and control the descent with the hand on the free end of the rope
- Position himself while 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 installation of the rope and 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 FOOTPRO foot loop and an ASCENSION handled rope clamp).
- For single ropes between 10.5 and 11.5 mm in diameter
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