This simple, easy to use ROTOR rescue and evacuation descender design includes a low profile body with no external moving parts that have the potential to snag and interrupt the descent. Unit is completely sealed against the ingress of water or other contaminants. Individually tested.
The ROTOR rescue and evacuation descender features attachment point indicator that shows if device has been loaded.
Automatically controls descent speed to between 0.7m/s and 1.7m/s, depending on load, without the need for manual operation.
Lifts in either direction via detachable handle. Ratchet locking mechanism holds the load if the handle is released. Locking mechanism is engaged by simple push button, which is recessed to protect against accidental operation. ‘Free running’ position can be engaged for evacuation use.
High rated load with long descent distance:
- 140kg – 4500m
- 200kg – 500m
- 250kg – 220m
Supplied fitted with 9.5mm rope giving 10:1 safety factor with 250kg. Maximum rope length 500m.
10 year maximum life and rope can be replaced to extend life for further 10 years. Full service support available.
The ROTOR is integral to our rescue systems listed below and can be available in variable rope lengths.
Not for sale individually – Component part of ROTOR rescue systems – see related products.
Patented GB 2 515 341