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CMC PROSWIVEL™ PULLEYS

CMC PROSWIVEL™ PULLEYS Strong, versatile, and ergonomic pulleys are at the foundation of efficient rope systems for rescue and work at height. Expanding on the original patented swivel pulley line by Rock Exotica, the CMC ProSwivel Pulleys are time-tested and brought to you by two companies committed to quality and…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PETZL SPIN PULLEYS

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PETZL SPIN PULLEYS For rescue teams all over the world, having the most efficient equipment possible for whatever situation they may face, is an absolute priority. Released in 2020, the Petzl MAESTRO descender with integrated progress-capture pulley delivers exactly that. In addition, the…

The Basics Of How The Arizona Vortex Works

Okay, so we’re just going to talk about the background on why we use the Vortex, so for this demonstration, we’ve taken the rope out of the pulley, the head of the Vortex. In this configuration, assuming that the Vortex is actually not even here, you can see that John…

A Plate Full of Vortex! … A Potpourri of AHD Goodness

The Arizona Vortex is ideal for a wide range of applications, from access and egress to confined spaces, to the negotiation of complex edges in wilderness environments. The Vortex is the multipod of choice for professionals within the rescue, industrial rope access, construction, military, and entertainment rigging industries.  A portable…

Managing Friction: Anchor Considerations in Rope Rigging Systems

We’re back at the Rescue Response Gear Rigging Lab. Today, during this presentation we’re going to talk about anchors. Now, this is going to be a broad-based presentation. We’re really kind of still in the awareness stages of this. We’re going to have future presentations that go into the specifics…

Everything You Need to Know About the NEWTON Harnesses

Everything You Need to Know About the NEWTON Harnesses MARCH 15 2021 FRAMING AND ROOFING   Designed for those who spend their days working at height, the new NEWTON fall-arrest harnesses were built so that your personal protective equipment doesn’t get in the way of efficiently getting the job done.…
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