40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear
40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear

40kN Rescue Figure 8 Descender with Bent-Ear

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TECHNICAL SPECS

Material: 7075 Aircraft-grade Aluminum alloy
Hot Forged
Standard Finish: Anodized
Breaking Strength: 40kN / 8800lb
Dimension: 170x170mm / 6.7x6.7in
Thickness: 15mm / 0.6in
Weight: 282g / 9.95Oz
Efficiently apply large friction to rope (climbing line, rigging line, etc.) and help control rope sliding speed.

FEATURES

  • Sturdy and Rough!
    Device with rating to 40kN Breaking Strength.
  • Round and Smooth!
    Every corner of device is designed to be round and smooth. Do least damage to rope even in high speed sliding.
  • Safe and Versatile!
    Three slots of different sizes, Bent ears, Thick body. A great gear designed to be safer and versatile.
  • Compared to Standard 8
    A pair of extra Bent-Ears are added to Rescue 8, which makes it a much safer and more versatile device.
    The ears prevent rope from sliding up and locking up, which is the general cause of accidents when rappelling with a standard 8.
  • Adjustable Descent Speed due to Big Slot
    The main slot is big enough for operator to double or triple the single rope to increase frictions. Hence, operator is able to slow or stop descent with minimum force.
  • Look up yourself with long bent ears
    If you need to stop rappelling to do other operations, just make 2~4 loops around the ears and lock up yourself.
    Pay attention to that the loops must be kept under and within bent ears.
  • Efficient control of descent rate
    Rescue 8 is widely used as descent control device in SRT in mountaineering, rappelling, adventure, training, tree climbing, caving, etc.
  • For Set-up of Aerial Silk Dance
    Due to its long bent ear and sturdy construction, Rescue 8 is also widely used in rigging an aerial silk. Thick body makes it friendly for both textile rope and aerial silk strap.

 

Testimonials

This hardware kit is incredible. The pulleys are smooth rolling, The biners are high quality as is the rest of the kit. glad I chose this kit.

Jeremiah H.

I finally got to use these for summer camp and they worked very well. I was very pleased with them quality is great. Only thing that would be nice is a diagram or pamphlet on different set up options; which is not a big deal. You can find that info online.

D. Rumpf