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Unlocking Efficiency and Safety: The CAPTO and CLUTCH Mechanical Advantage System

Welcome to a new era in rope access and rescue operations, where innovation meets simplicity. In the world of technical rope work, the challenges of complexity, safety concerns, and limited versatility have met their match. Introducing CAPTO and CLUTCH – a dynamic duo designed to transform the way technicians approach their work. The following is […]

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Floating Along Is A Nice Way To Go – – The Guiding Line

A guidance system merges a descent mechanism with a tensioned rope to aid in safely lowering a stretcher, whilst ensuring it is kept at a safe distance from the surface. This technique becomes particularly useful in challenging environments, such as the rocky terrains commonly found at the base of cliffs, which make transportation to level

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The New Harken Industrial Wingman

The Harkin Wingman is a compact haul kit that offers versatility, functioning as either a four-to-one or a five-to-one kit depending on how you position the load. You’ll notice significant distinctions when comparing the Wingman to other mini haul kits available on the market, with one notable feature being its exceptional compactness. We’ve engineered this

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PULLEYS AND MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE SYSTEMS

This is a repost from CMCPro.com 5/17/22 Where To Get CMC Pulleys Raising systems are essential in any rescue or rigging scenario in which loads are lifted using rope. A raising system using a combination of pulleys to leverage the force applied in lifting is referred to as a mechanical advantage (M/A) system. Whether building

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CMC Arizona Vortex Series 4 of 4: Arizona Vortex Easel Leg A-Frame

Arizona Vortex Easel Leg A-Frame So we’ve arrived here on the scene, we’ve got a cliff edge in the background. And what we’re going to be doing is setting the Vortex up as an easel leg A-frame, which will facilitate the ability for us to be able to get the litter out over the edge

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CMC Arizona Vortex Series 3 of 4: Arizona Vortex Sideways A-Frames

Arizona Vortex Sideways A-Frames Depending on your edge conditions or the topography of the surface, you might not be able to use a traditional easel leg A-frame. In that case, the Vortex allows you to go to a sideways easel leg and that way you can work the Vortex into a narrower condition. Or maybe

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CMC Arizona Vortex Series 2 of 4: Arizona Vortex Tripod Configuration

Arizona Vortex Tripod Configuration Here we are at CMC rescue in Goleta, California. We’re going to set up the Arizona Vortex. It is a traditional tripod for entry to this manhole right here. The Arizona Vortex is an artificial high directional. It has numerous configurations. We’re going to share the most basic configuration. That is

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CMC Arizona Vortex Series 1 of 4: Introduction to the Arizona Vortex

The originator of modern artificial high directionals (AHD)s, the Vortex is a tripod, bipod and monopod in one all-inclusive kit. Its precision machined two-piece head can be rigged as a standard tripod or, in advanced applications, as an A-frame, Sideways A-frame, Gin Pole or a multitude of other configurations. The tripod can be formed into

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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 service. Each pulley is certified

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MORE IS POSSIBLE ~ Introducing the 13 mm CMC CLUTCH™ BY HARKEN INDUSTRIAL™

CMC CLUTCH by Harken Industrial is the latest evolution in rescue and rope access hardware. The CLUTCH is patented and made in the USA by CMC and Harken Industrial in a partnership that combines over 90 years of experience in rescue and rope management. Suited to a multitude of rigging operations, the CLUTCH moves seamlessly

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