Heightec Rotor Rescue and Evacuation Descender
This simple, easy to use, Heightec Rotor Rescue and Evacuation Descender includes a low profile body with no external moving parts that have the potential to snag and interrupt the descent, internal mechanism is completely sealed against water or other contaminants.
The Heightec rotor rescue and evacuation descender, features an attachment load point indicator that shows if the device has been loaded.
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.
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. The "free running" position can be engaged for evacuation use.
Automatically controls descent speed to between 0.7 m/sec and 1.7 m/sec, depending on load, without the need for manual operation
Supplied fitted with 9.5mm rope giving 10:1 safety factor with 250kg. Maximum rope length 500m
Friction horns give additional control for lowering a casualty.
The rotor device is not subject to a specific lifetime, however it must be regularly serviced and replacement rope fitted every 10 years.
The rotor device is integral to Heightec rescue systems listed below and are available in varying rope lengths
Rotor Evacuation System - basic system for rescue and evacuation from height Rotor Tower Crane System - for self evacuation or recovery of a casualty from tower cranes Rotor WTG Rescue System - for self evacuation or recovery of a casualty from tall structures, including wind turbines
Not for sale individually - comes as integral part of the Heightec Rescue System
02 Key Features
Sealed waterproof mechanism
High Load rating
Unique integral load indicator
Visible loading indicator
Fully sealed system storage
No external moving parts
Lowering and lifting capability
Manual or automatic operation
|Sizing:||20 x 12 x 10 cm (plus rope)|
|EN Test Mass:||140kg|
|Loading:||Max rated load 140kg. Max Rescue load 250 kg (descent) – 200 kg lift|
|Conformity||EN341 1A, EN 1496 A, CE EN 12841 C|
|Materials||Aluminium body and stainless steel components|
|Industries||Roof Access, Renewables|