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Rollgliss R550 Rescue and Descent Systems

The Rollgliss™ R550 offers the choice of controlled descent rescue, evacuation or the versatility of assisted rescue with lifting capabilities. This state-of-the-art, fully automatic controlled descent device can be used for rescue and evacuation from heights up to 1,640 ft. (500m) for one user 310 lbs. (141kg) or 575 ft. (175m) for two users totaling 620 lbs. (282kg). It features 3/8 in. (9.5mm) super static kernmantle rope, and is configured with connecting hardware at each end of the lifeline to operate in both directions. During assisted-rescue scenarios, a fallen worker can be attached to the R550 device, raised to a point that allows their fall arrest device to be removed, then lowered to the ground safely. Remember, during an emergency every second counts! You can count-on and trust the DBI Sala™ Rollgliss™ systems, in use all over the world; Wind Turbine Construction & Maintenance, Utility Pole/Tower Construction & Maintenance, Fire & Emergency Rescue Services, Commercial Construction Sites, Industry and MRO Facilities, Government & Military Operations and more!

  • Secure, automatic rescue, and descent for cell phone towers, aerial lifts, cranes, wind towers, buildings and more..
  • Can be used for: emergency escape, assisted rescue, pick-off rescue, and custom rescue.
  • It offers the choice of rescue, evacuation, or the versatility of assisted rescue with lifting capabilities. 
  • Intended to lower one or two people simultaneously from an elevated height to a lower level in a rescue situation.
  • The R550 Rescue & Escape Device is also configured to allow a Power Drill to be attached to the center of the Rescue Hub which can be used in remote assisted rescues to raise the fall victim.
  • Equipped with an i-Safe™ Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag.
  • This equipment is intended to be installed and used by persons trained in its correct application and use.
  • Maximum weight: 1 Person: 130 lb - 310 lb (59 kg - 141 kg) or 2 Persons: 130 lb - 620 lb (59 kg - 282 kg)
  • Maximum Allowed Descent Height: 1 Person: 1,640 ft (500 m) when system length permits or 2 Persons: 574 ft (175 m) when system length permits.
  • Lengths available: 50, 100, 150, 200, 275, 300, 325, 350, 400, and 500 ft.