Red Back-up Device, with Popper Cord

Red Back-up Device, with Popper Cord

Price: $0.00
Part Number:RP892A1

The RED is a simple, yet highly effective back-up device. The RED's non-aggressive Cams have a positively locking spring, which means that the device is self-parking (rather than self-tailing, like many Ropegrabs). This self-parking function is important for Rope Access work techniques as they stipulate that the back-up device should be positioned so as to reduce fall factors to a minimum.


The RED makes use of 'Rotational Braking'- the more the device rotates clockwise, the greater the build up of friction, which provides the automatic braking in the event of a fall or sudden pull on the Cows-tail. To increase the effectiveness of the Rotational Brake in a panic situation (for example, a main-line failure), the RED can be fitted with a 'Popper' tow cord release clip* *Standard (fixed) tow cord & non-tow cord versions also available.

  • Height (mm):90
  • Width (mm):85
  • Thickness (mm):29
  • Weight (grams):210
  • Weight (ounces):7
  • Compatible wih Rope Diameter Range:10.5-11mm (approved ropes only)
  • Number of Persons:2
  • Body Material:Aluminum
  • Cam Material:Aluminum
  • Body Finish:Anodized
  • Body Finish:Anodized
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