HEIGHTEC PULSAR HANDLED ASCENDER L/H

INVENTORY CODE: 710THGD40L
       
BRAND: THE HEIGHTEC GROUP

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Heightec Pulsar Handled Ascender - D40L

For rope access climbing.
  • Left handed, handled ascender rope access device.
  • When tested on new Tectra 11 mm low stretch rope, these handled ascenders were found to be 25% stronger than their most popular sharp toothed competitor, with average breaking loads up to 675 kg for X-cams versus 535 kg for the established design.
  • However, the greatest increase in performance is exhibited if the ascender continues to be loaded after the sheath of the rope has ruptured.
  • In this situation, X-Cams will hold up to 200 kg on the broken sheath and rope cores. Established toothed designs supported only around 30 kg in heightec tests – nowhere near enough to support a person.
  • heightec X-Cam ascenders therefore significantly reduce the possibility of complete system failure by exerting a considerable hold on a rope after the sheath has broken.
  • X-Cam has a more advanced tooth design than traditional cams and is more suitable for industrial applications as it does not pluck the rope, so reducing rate of rope wear.
  • It maintains a high degree of grip – even on old or dirty rope.
  • The handle design is ergonomically positioned and profiled for optimal pulling and greater comfort to the user.
  • Contains high strength alloy with stainless steel friction surfaces.
  • Two attachment points allow cowstail and footloop to be connected separately which eliminates the need to open a loaded karabiner.

X-Cam design gives increased performance over traditional sharp tooth design

  • Cam exerts considerable grip on rope after sheath has broken.
  • Cam doesn’t pluck rope.
  • Easy to remove from rope if accidentally jammed into knot.

Ergonomic shape with profile grip

  • Giving optimum pulling position.
  • Improved comfort.

Two attachment points

  • Keeps cowstail and footloop separate.
  • Eliminates need to open a loaded karabiner.

Features

  • X-Cam advanced tooth design.
  • X-Cam superior geometry.
  • Ergonomic handle position and profile.
  • Two attachment points.
  • High strength & durable construction.
  • Highly effective on angled ropes.
  • Individual serial number.
  • For use with 8 - 13 mm diameter rope.

Specifications

Sizing Rope diameter 8mm -13mm.
Material Alloy body, Steel cam
EN Mass Test 125 kg
Loading 125 kg
Weight 0.22 kg
Conformity EN 12841 type B:2006, EN567:1997