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Petzl Zigzag Plus Descender

SKU:PTZ-D022BA00 MPN:D022BA00

Introduce precision and control to your arborist operations with the Petzl Zigzag Plus Descender. This advanced device offers a smooth, efficient descent and easy handling for arborists, enhancing safety and performance in tree care. The Zigzag Plus combines robust construction with innovative features for superior control and versatility in various climbing situations.

$508.95

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Overview

Introduce precision and control to your arborist operations with the Petzl Zigzag Plus Descender. This advanced device offers a smooth, efficient descent and easy handling for arborists, enhancing safety and performance in tree care. The Zigzag Plus combines robust construction with innovative features for superior control and versatility in various climbing situations.

Engineered for Efficiency and Control

The Zigzag Plus Descender stands out for its efficiency and control, providing arborists with a reliable tool for precise descent management. Key aspects include:

  • Smooth Operation: Its mechanical design allows for fluid movement along the rope, offering a seamless transition between ascending and descending.

  • Enhanced Braking System: Equipped with a progressive friction chain, it ensures precise control over descent speed, catering to the user's comfort and safety requirements.

  • Versatile Use: The descender is designed for compatibility with ropes of varying diameters, accommodating a wide range of arboricultural tasks.

Advanced Features for Arborist Safety and Comfort

Safety and comfort are paramount in the design of the Zigzag Plus Descender, with features specifically tailored to meet the rigorous demands of professional arborists:

  • Intuitive Use: Its design simplifies rope installation and removal, facilitating a smooth workflow even in complex climbing scenarios.

  • Durability and Reliability: Constructed with high-quality materials, the Zigzag Plus is built to withstand the challenges of daily tree care, ensuring longevity and consistent performance.

  • Ergonomic Handling: The device's ergonomic structure promotes ease of use, reducing fatigue during prolonged climbing operations.

Adaptable to Diverse Climbing Conditions

The Petzl Zigzag Plus Descender is crafted for adaptability, showcasing its effectiveness across a spectrum of climbing conditions:

  • Flexible Rope Compatibility: Suitable for use with semi-static ropes, it adapts to various tree diameters and types, enhancing its utility in diverse settings.

  • Efficient Descent and Ascent: Its design not only facilitates smooth descents but also supports efficient ascending techniques, making it a versatile tool for arborists.

  • Safety in Varied Environments: Whether working in dense canopies or open areas, the Zigzag Plus ensures reliable performance and safety, accommodating the unique challenges of each environment.

Specifications and Certifications

  • Allows efficient movement within trees using classic Prusik pulley system technique

  • Friction chain provides precision and fluidity in movement

  • Pulley mounted on sealed ball bearings for easy slack uptake

  • Compatible with both doubled ropes and single rope for versatile use

  • Lower attachment hole with high-efficiency swivel for stable positioning and optimal rope glide

  • Locks automatically on the rope when the friction chain extends

  • Smooth and precise rope feed with adjustable speed via the release lever

  • Easy slack uptake thanks to separated and curved side plates

  • Can be used with the CHICANE accessory for more friction on descent and KNEE ASCENT assemblies for easier ascent

  • Upper attachment hole with flexible positioning ring for connector orientation

  • Auxiliary attachment hole for adding a ZILLON lanyard or connecting a second system

  • Steel construction for durability

  • Separated and curved side plates for enhanced wear resistance

  • Material(s): Aluminium, steel, nylon

  • Weight: 425 g

  • Rope compatibility: 11.5 to 13 mm diameter; EN 1891 type A low stretch kernmantle ropes

  • Working load limit: 140 kg

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

Tailored for Arborist Excellence

The Petzl Zigzag Plus Descender is more than just a tool; it's a partner in arboriculture excellence. Designed with the professional arborist in mind, it combines ease of use with unmatched efficiency, ensuring that safety and performance go hand in hand. Its adaptable design makes it suitable for a variety of climbing scenarios, from intricate canopy work to large-scale tree removals.