Portable Lifeline System
The Rapid Rail International Portable Vertical Lifeline system is ideal for multiple climbs of an infrequently climbed structure, such as restringing a transmission line. It has been designed to be lightweight, quick to install and importantly utilises a zero-stretch rope rather than traditional kernmantle which can stretch in excess of 10% in a fall situation. As with other Rapid Rail International vertical systems the portable product utilises the S-Flo rope grab which seamlessly passes intermediate brackets providing a virtual free climb and descent.
- Maximum 2ft fall distance
- Virtual free climb
- Lightweight, zero stretch rope
How The Portable Lifeline Systems Works
The Rapid Rail International Portable Lifeline System is designed for use when infrequently climbed structures are climbed frequently, such as restringing a transmission line. The system requires a top anchor point (supplied) to be fitted and then “quick fit” intermediate brackets located at intervals between the top and bottom brackets. The S-Flo rope grab device attached to the climbers harness then passes the intermediate brackets seamlessly, as with the permanent VCS2 system, providing a virtual free climb.
At the heart of the system is our innovative zero stretch rope, a highly sophisticated synthetic product unique to the industry that is extremely lightweight and stretch resistant unlike traditional kernmantle rope which can stretch in excess of 10% in a fall arrest situation. It is supplied on a reel for easy portability and storage. The 50m (165ft) version has a combined weight of less than 10kg (22lbs).
Portable Verticle Lifeline System Features
- Quick and easy installation
- Tope bracket can remain for future climbs
- Zero stretch rope
- Virtual free climb
- Reduced climb and descent time
- Complies with relevant international safety standards
Applications for Portable Lifeline Systems
- Electrical Utility Transmission Structures
- Wind Energy
- Tower Cranes
- Industrial Ladders
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