The Tractel Derope can be used for self descent or for two persons rescue. It is particularly suited to situations where vertical escape is necessary from structures such as mobile elevated work platforms, telecommunications structures, tower, gantry cranes and wind generation equipment.
Easy to use, minimum training required
Descent speed to 138 ft./min. (42 m/min.)
Capable of Multi-Person rescue
Available with hand crank winch for limited lifting
The Derope™ descender is a controlled-speed evacuation device. It is designed to evacuate either one person (up to 150 kg) for a height of up to 400 meters or 2 persons (up to 225 kg) for a height of up to 200 meters.
The system allows for sequencing several consecutive round-trip descents, thus making it possible to descend groups of persons, while monitoring the maximum number of
consecutive descents authorized.
The Derope™ descender is designed for use on sites located at heights which could require emergency evacuation, such as wind turbines, aerial cable cars, derricks, etc.
The Tractel® Derope™ range can be used at temperatures between +50°C and –35°C.
During the utilization the speed of coming down is stabilized 2 meters maximum by second per one load of 30 Kg to 225 Kg
The Derope™ descenders are also intended for use by rescuers in hazardous environments, in particular the Derope™ UP A – UP B – UP K – UP R versions which are equipped with a winch for rescue by upward evacuation.
Derope™ UP A is a descender equipped with a rescue winch enabling upward and downward evacuation