Pulsar - X-Cam Handled Ascender, right
For rope, access, climbing or improvised pulley sytems
Pulsar is a completely new X-Cam ascender design, which gives a considerable increase in performance over traditional sharp toothed models.
When tested on new Tectra 11 mm low stretch rope, these ascenders were found to be 25% stronger than their most popular sharp toothed competitor, with average breaking loads of around 675 kg for X-cams versus 535 kg for the established design.
However, the greatest increase in performance is exhibited if the ascender continues to be loaded after the sheath of the rope has ruptured.
In this situation, X-Cams will hold up to 200 kg on the broken sheath and rope cores. Established toothed designs supported only around 30kg in heightec tests - nowhere near enough to support a person.
heightec X-Cam ascenders therefore significantly reduce the possibility of complete system failure by exerting a considerable hold on a rope after the sheath has broken.
X-Cam design gives increased performance over traditional sharp tooth design
• Cam exerts considerable grip on rope after sheath has broken
• Cam doesn't pluck rope
• Easy to remove from rope if accidentally jammed into knot
Ergonomic shape with profile grip
• Giving optimum pulling position
• Improved comfort
Two attachment points
• Keeps cowstail and footloop separate
• Eliminates need to open a loaded karabiner
Sizing: 8mm to 13mm
Materials: Alloy body, Steel cam
Loading: 125 kg
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