CE Certified Abseil Descender

The IrvinGQ CE Certified Abseil Descender and Harness provide a safe, secure and controlled method of descent from fixed structures or helicopters

The Abseil Descender and harness has been designed with users in mind

When conducting insertion and rescue operations, Special Forces, Police Tactical Units and Emergency Services may be required to abseil to a point of entry into buildings and high structures or inaccessible ground locations.

The Abseil Descender is a hand operated mechanical device for controlling the rate of descent whilst abseiling.

Proven features
  • All Descenders are fully CE certified.
  • Available with fixed or opening (lockable) gates.
  • Available with single or double stop actions.
  • When locked, the descender frees both hands.
  • If released, the descender automatically locks.
  • One or two person capacity.
  • Can be used for rescue or evacuation.
  • Suitable for use with 11 mm diameter polyester abseil rope.
  • Can be used from fixed structures or helicopters.
  • High Safe Working Load allows personnel to descend carrying heavy operational equipment.

Additional equipment

A range of equipment is available to complement the descender including:

  • Abseil Harnesses
  • Abseil Ropes and Rope Bags
  • Load Release Assemblies
  • Karabiners

Technical specifications
Abseil Descender Opening (Lockable) Gate, Single Stop ActionAML 16234
Abseil Descender Fixed Gate, Double Stop ActionAML 16081
Abseil Descender Fixed Gate, Double Stop Action incorporates attachment point for second harness / karibinerAML 16682

The Abseil Descender and Harness Assemblies can be supplied in configurations to suit specific requirements and operating procedures. Please enquire regarding specific types or designs to meet special requirements or potential applications.

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