Petzl RIG

Compact self-braking descender
RIG is a compact self-braking descender primarily designed for experienced rope access workers. It has a multi-function handle that allows control of the descent speed and positioning at a work station without the need to… ...More information
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Product description

  • Brand:Petzl
  • Article number:PTZL-D021AA00




Detailed description




    • Designed for rope access work (expert users only)

    • Multi-function handle allows the user to:
      - unlock the rope and control the descent with the hand on the free end of the rope
      - position himself at the work station without having to tie off the device

    • The automatic return system on the handle limits risks in case of an involuntary action by the user

    • Handle storage position reduces the risk of snagging when the descender is being carried on the harness.

    • The gate on the moving side plate helps prevent dropping the device and facilitates rope installation when passing intermediate anchors

    • Pivoting cam facilitates taking up the slack in the rope. Can also be used to make a reversible haul system, and for short ascents (in conjunction with a FOOTAPE or FOOTCORD foot loop and an ASCENSION handled rope clamp).

    • Lowers heavy loads up to 200 kg (only for expert users; consult the Instructions for Use for the device at

    • Available in two colors: yellow and black




    • Min. rope diameter: 10,5 mm

    • Max. rope diameter: 11,5 mm

    • Weight: 380 g

    • Certification(s): EN 341 classe A, CE EN 12841 type C, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC




References D21A D21AN
Color(s) yellow black
Guarantee 3 years 3 years
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