QUANTUM rope access back up device

Supremely simple, high performance rope access back-up device

The QUANTUM rope access back-up device combines both innovation and excellence. It does not simply meet industry standards, it surpasses them.

 

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The QUANTUM rope access back up device arrests a 2 person fall without damaging the rope.  The unique cam grips the rope in two places (patented) preventing damage associated with the single loading point found on other devices.

It has minimum slippage during arrest on all rope types therefore minimising the fall distance and it does not damage the sheath – even on old or dirty rope.

The opening catch means the device does not need to be detached from the lanyard to insert or remove rope. This not only simplifies the operation but also removes the risk of dropped objects during mid rope manoeuvres.

The cam prevents rope damage so no additional shock absorber is necessary. The QUANTUM can be attached to harness via cowstail or short webbing link.

The maximum lanyard length 0.45 m  up to a fall factor of 2 or  lanyard length 0.9 m which has up to a fall factor 1. Does not require additional energy absorber.

All component parts are visable and accessibly, making the device easy to inspect, clean and maintain.

The QUANTUM contains high strength alloy with stainless steel friction surfaces for reduced wear and consistent performance.

Suitable for two person rescue.

Designed to address the “likelihood and consequence of misuse”; clause in IRATA International Code of Practice, March 2013, 2.7.7.5.

Patented EP 2 796 172.

The QUANTUM rope access back up device is part of heightec’s Rope Access Kit (WK22). The kit also includes the AXON harness, EGO descender and the DUON safety helmet.

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Features

• Suitable for 2 person rescue • Doesn’t damage the rope sheath - even on old or dirty rope • Minimum slippage during arrest on all rope types minimises fall distance • Opening catch allows easy attachment/detachment from rope at any point without risk of dropping device • Does not require additional energy absorber • Can be used with a dynamic rope lanyard (cowstail) • All parts visible for ease of inspection and maintenance • High strength alloy with stainless steel friction surfaces • Individually marked for traceability

Specifications

Sizing: Rope diameter 10.5mm - 11.5mm
Material: Aluminium and stainless steel
EN Mass Test: 100kg
Loading: Suitable for two person rescue
Weight: 0.3 kg
Conformity: EN353-2, EN358, EN12841A
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