ASCENSION & BASIC: Improper loading can prevent the ascender from grabbing the rope

 

ASCENSION [B17] / BASIC [B18]

The ASCENSION and BASIC ascenders are designed to be loaded in a direction parallel to the rope; if loaded at an angle to the rope, the cam may not correctly engage the rope and slippage can occur (See the technical notice, diagram 2).
 

BATIMAT 2005 Innovation Competition: the ASAP wins bronze medal!

The 16th Innovation Competition is aimed at highlighting the most innovative products in the construction field. This year, over 169 entries were presented for 26 awards.
ASAP en action

Prizes for innovations listed in seven product categories were awarded on November 7th at the Paris city hall. Petzl presented its ASAP mobile anti-fall device in category 5 (equipment and tooling).

New VERTEX helmets

Helmet for work at height and industry.
 

- An adaptable helmet

The VERTEX helmet is completely adaptable: