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RP890 RED Back-up Device (no Cord)

Product Information

NameRP890 RED Back-up Device (no Cord)
Approved standardsEN12841A
Sales enquirySales enquiry

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.

Other Versions:

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.  For further information on the Popper clip version, see RP892.  We also manufacture a Fixed Cord version, see RP891

Height (mm)88
Width (mm)86
Thickness (mm)28
Weight (grams)202
Rope diameter range (mm)10.5 - 11mm (Approved Ropes only)
Attachment hole diameter (mm)18
Number of persons2
Body materialAluminium
Cam materialAluminium
ColourRed or black
Lost actionNo


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