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Installing ropes

Warnings

  • Carefully read the Instructions for Use used in this technical advice before consulting the advice itself. You must have already read and understood the information in the Instructions for Use to be able to understand this supplementary information.
  • Mastering these techniques requires specific training. Work with a professional to confirm your ability to perform these techniques safely and independently before attempting them unsupervised.
  • We provide examples of techniques related to your activity. There may be others that we do not describe here.

Load-sharing anchors with the rope

Load-sharing anchors with the rope.

Bunny knot (for load-sharing anchors)

Bunny knot. Bunny knot.

Special case: isolate a section of damaged rope with a butterfly knot

Special case: isolate a section of damaged rope with a butterfly knot. Special case: isolate a section of damaged rope with a butterfly knot.

Double overhand knot (for the end of the rope, or to make a rope loop)

Double overhand knot (for the end of the rope, or to make a rope loop). Double overhand knot (for the end of the rope, or to make a rope loop).

Case with one anchor at a distance

Case with one anchor at a distance.

Anchor on a beam

Anchor on a beam.

Load-sharing anchors with a sling

Effect of the angle on a load-sharing anchor.

The angle of the equalization affects the load distribution on the anchor points 1/3
The angle of the equalization affects the load distribution on the anchor points 2/3
The angle of the equalization affects the load distribution on the anchor points 3/3

Fixed anchor

Fixed anchor.

Releasable anchor

Anchor on a beam. Anchor on a beam.