QUANTUM 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.

Supremely simple, high performance rope access back-up device.

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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.

The QUANTUM has minimum slippage during arrest therefore minimising fall distance without damaging the rope sheath. Can be used on all rope types including old or dirty ropes.

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 visible 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,

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 APEX integrated harness, PULSAR descender and the DUON safety helmet.

Commodity Code: 7616999099

Country of Origin: UK

Work at Height First Aid Pack – portable kit for use on high structures. Compliant with BS8599-1:2019. Can be attached to harness for easy transport. Contained in rucksack style case, with prominent reflective markings, zip around opening and a robust carry handle with attachment loop for clipping to a harness.

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D26 Quantum Back-Up


  • 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 cowstail
  • All parts visible for ease of inspection and maintenance
  • High strength alloy with stainless steel friction surfaces
  • Individually marked for traceability


Sizing: Rope diameter 10.5mm - 11.5mm
Material: Aluminium and stainless steel
EN Mass Test: 100kg
Loading: 100/200kg SWL. Suitable for two person rescue
Weight: 0.35 kg
Conformity: EN353-2, EN12841A