NEW Range of Ascenders, Descender & Back-up for Rope Access

heightec, UK’s specialist PPE manufacturer, has launched their new range of ascenders, descender and back-up device designed for the rope access industry.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe new range includes the award winning Prism double braking descender, Pulsar X-Cam handled ascender, Twist X-Cam chest ascender and the Manta back-up device. Each product brings its own distinctive innovation with features including ergonomic design, increased grip without rope damage, no hidden parts and fine friction control. The new back-up device is suitable for 2 person rescue situations without the need for a seperate absorber. The range has been tested to loads exceeding industry standards and offers users major advancements in safety design without the need to change their existing work practices. “Rope access is a major industry in the UK and overseas, with man hours on the ropes increasing each year safety must remain high on everyone’s agenda. It is essential that we as manufacturers push forward safety innovations to ensure the risks involved with working at height are continually kept to an absolute minimum”, said George Robertson, Group Sales and Marketing Manager. “We're delighted that these products are already making industry specialists sit up, take note and question their existing work and rescue procedures.These devices give rope access workers a cost effective solution with the benefit of increased safety and functionality, but without affecting the way they currently work." he adds.heightec has developed a technical demonstration showing the products being used in work and rescue scenarios and the 200 kg drop tests carried out at their facility in Cumbria. To find out more, view the technical demo and have a chance to win a personalised set visit www.heightec.com/rope_access_riggaccess.html . ### ####heightecTel: 01539 728866W: www.heightec.com/rope_access_riggaccess.htmlDetails: www.rigg-access.com/company/more_details.asp?uid=7175