Rope Access Back-Up Device The S.Tec Duck-R is a back-up device in the style of the Petzl Shunt but in this case it works only on one rope and has been certified for use in work at height scenarios rather than as descent back-up when climbing or caving. It satisfies the requirements of EN12841:2006 Type A - for a Rope Adjustment Device on 11mm and 10.5mm EN1891 Type A Low Stretch Ropes like the Edelrid Safety Super II 10.5mm.The SafeTec Duck-R can also be used as part of a system for On-Rope Rescue, and Rescue hauling and lowering.
Safetec Duck R Manual
Basic ascender for SRT or haulingChrome-plated steel cam with angled teeth and self-cleaning slot grips the rope securely, even if they're muddy or icy
Multiple attachment points allow for different uses (e.g. self-belaying, haul systems, etc)
For use with ropes between 8 and 13mm in diameter
Back-up rope clamp, a replacement for prussik knots.Weight: 188g
Easy to install on the rope
Smooth clamping surfaces don't damage rope
Can be used to ascend single or doubled rope
Rope compatibility: single ropes 10-11 mm or doubled ropes 8-11 mm
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Established in 1977