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Rollgliss ExPlorer RETROFIT Chest Ascender

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ExPlorer™ retrofit chest ascender, anodised gold aluminium, suits 10.5-13mm rope.

Born in the mines, raised on drilling rigs rescue products made for work, not play. Capital Safety's Rollgliss® rescue family of products are built to last and excel in harsh environments, ensuring the safety and security of those individuals risking their lives to protect us. The Rollgliss® ExPlorer® range of Chest Ascenders are used in combination with your climbing or rescue harness to create a simple, versatile and efficient climbing/positioning system for ascending fixed lines during rescue and rope access operations.

  • Lightweight and compact manually controlled ascent device.This compact and lightweight retrofit chest ascender is designed to easily fit between the suspension and fall arrest sternum D-rings of your climbing or rescue harness to create a simple, versatile and efficient climbing/positioning system that utilises
  • Upper and lower connection points.Features a lower hole for easy connection to your harness via quick-link or karabiner and an upper webbing slot with attachment kit for increased versatility and ease of installation
  • Integral webbing slot.An integral webbing slot in combination with the attachment kit keeps the ascender in place during suspension for smooth operation
  • Easy one handed cam operation.Trigger style cam latch allows for easy one-handed installation and removal of this compact and ergonomically designed chest ascender
  • Unique twisted body for ease of use.Twisted body ensures rope remains close to the body for easier ascending while providing easy access to the cam
  • Ideal for positioning operations.Due to the unique cam design and pick configuration the ascenders protect the rope from "de-sheathing"?, where the cam strips the outer sheath of the kernmantle rope, making this ascender suitable for positioning operations and as a load point on a rope.
  • Non-invasive cam teeth.The cam features a series of specially designed stainless steel investment cast teeth (grip points), these protrusions grip the rope without damaging the sheath while allowing it to naturally feed through the device in one direction only, holding the line
  • Self cleaning cam.Cam features self cleaning holes to remove mud and/or ice from the rope while climbing for added safety
  • Integrated safety catch.Prevents the cam from opening too far, ensuring the rope remains captured during use for added safety and security
  • Suits 10.5-13mm kernmantle rope.For added flexibility this simple to rig ascender is ideal for use on 10.5-13mm kernmantle rope depending on your application
  • High strength aluminium construction.Extruded aluminium construction with anodised finish for superior corrosion resistance
Sub Brand Rollgliss® Technical Rescue
CoWorker Controlled Ascent No
CoWorker Controlled Descent No
User Controlled Ascent No
User Controlled Descent No
Velocity Ship Yes
iSafe Equipped No
Model 8700522
Physical Dimensions 104.00x65.00x (mm)
Physical Weight 0.17 kg (0.4lbs)
Product Styles Chest Ascender
Product Types Technical Rescue
Standards CE 2056, EN 567, AS/NZS 4488, NFPA 1983

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Some items are not able to be shipped via Australia Post due to size and/or weight restrictions, but they can be collected from our showrooms, or appropriate Bulky Freight charge will apply.

Most items are held in stock in Collingwood, occasionally we run out of stock of some items. We will notify you advising when your order will be available for collection.

External Territories:

The following External Territories may not be shippable, and must be quoted in advance. Please call or email instead of ordering online.

  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Antarctica
  • Christmas Island
  • Norfolk Island


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