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Petzl Chicane Additional Brake

SKU:PTZ-D022CA00 MPN:D022CA00

Introduce a new level of safety to your vertical adventures with the Petzl Chicane Additional Brake. This innovative device offers an essential upgrade for rope access professionals and arborists seeking enhanced control and safety. The Chicane works seamlessly with the Petzl Zigzag and Zigzag PLUS mechanical Prusiks to provide smooth, modulated descent on single ropes.

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Overview

Introduce a new level of safety to your vertical adventures with the Petzl Chicane Additional Brake. This innovative device offers an essential upgrade for rope access professionals and arborists seeking enhanced control and safety. The Chicane works seamlessly with the Petzl Zigzag and Zigzag PLUS mechanical Prusiks to provide smooth, modulated descent on single ropes.

Enhanced Control for Smooth Descent

The Chicane Additional Brake stands out for its ability to offer controlled and smooth descents, a critical factor for safety in high-altitude work. Its design is focused on enhancing the user's experience while maintaining utmost safety.

  • Friction Chains: Allow for smooth descent by providing additional braking, especially useful in handling heavy loads or when executing precise manoeuvres.

  • Compatibility: Specifically designed to work in tandem with the Petzl Zigzag and Zigzag PLUS mechanical Prusiks, ensuring a seamless integration and operation.

  • Ease of Installation: The Chicane can be quickly and effortlessly attached or removed from the rope, providing flexibility and efficiency in various work scenarios.

  • Material Durability: Constructed from high-quality materials, the device promises long-term reliability and performance in demanding conditions.

Precision and Safety in Arboriculture and Rope Access Work

The Petzl Additional Brake is meticulously designed to meet the rigorous demands of professional arborists and rope access technicians. It enhances not only the control over descent but also significantly increases safety by offering additional braking mechanisms.

  • Adaptability: The device's adaptability to different rope diameters and conditions makes it a versatile tool for various work environments.

  • Increased Safety: By providing an extra layer of control, the Chicane significantly reduces the risk of uncontrolled descents, thereby enhancing overall safety.

  • Professional Grade: This product is built to cater to the needs of professionals, ensuring that it withstands the rigours of daily use in challenging conditions.

Application

The Petzl Chicane Additional Brake is not just a piece of equipment; it's a significant enhancement to your safety protocol, suitable for a variety of professional applications. Whether ascending or descending, in tree care or industrial rope access, this device provides the confidence and control required to operate safely in vertical environments.

  • Versatile Use Cases: Ideal for arboriculture, tower maintenance, and rescue operations, ensuring reliable performance across a spectrum of vertical work.

  • Enhanced User Confidence: With added control during descents, users can focus more on the task at hand, knowing their descent speed is reliably managed.

  • Operational Flexibility: The ability to attach and detach the device easily allows for quick adaptation to different work scenarios, increasing overall operational 

Specifications and Certifications

  • Allows ZIGZAG and ZIGZAG PLUS mechanical Prusiks to be used on single ropes

  • Provides continuous additional friction on descents

  • Excellent compatibility with mechanical Prusik for smooth rope glide during ascents

  • Ergonomic handle for improved grip and ease of movement during limb walking

  • Openable side plate for quick and easy rope installation

  • Triple action unlocking to limit the risk of accidentally opening the side plate

  • Connects on the upper hole of the mechanical Prusik

  • Optimised durability with two friction pins available as spare parts

  • Compatible with an Am'D or OK connector (not included) for a smooth and integrated unit performance

  • Material(s): Aluminium, steel, nylon

  • Weight: 255 g

  • Minimum rope diameter: 11.5 mm

  • Maximum rope diameter: 13 mm

  • Rope compatibility: EN 1891 type A low stretch kernmantle ropes

  • Working load limit: 140 kg

  • Certifications: CE, UKCA, Complies with the ANSI Z133 standard

A Petzl Chicane Tailored for Safety Professionals

The Petzl Chicane Additional Brake is an essential addition for professionals who demand precision, safety, and reliability in their vertical work. Its compatibility with the Petzl Zigzag series elevates the standard of controlled descent, making it a pivotal tool for arborists and rope access technicians. With its robust design and easy-to-use features, the Chicane is tailored to meet the dynamic needs of professionals, ensuring that safety is always paramount without compromising on performance.