An innovation in rope rescue! The MPD allows you to go from lowering to raising without changing hardware. More than nine years of research and development went into the patented Multi-Purpose Device (MPD), which features major innovations in advanced technical hardware for rope rescue professionals.
The MPD's high-efficiency pulley, with an integral rope-grab mechanism, allows it to be used as a lowering device on the main line and belay line systems and be quickly changed over to a raising system without switching out or replacing hardware. The combination of essential features into a single device simplifies on-scene rigging, expediting the rescue.
The revolutionary MPD increases user safety with:
The MPD is UL Classified as a pulley, descent control device and belay device. Variable-friction descent control device for rescue systems and rappels. Incorporates a high efficiency pulley with an integral rope-locking mechanism (ratchet) for a haul system. Built-in becket allows cleaner rigging and more efficient pulley systems. Allows main line and belay line rigging to be mirror images of one another. Functions as both a lowering brake and as a ratcheting pulley for raising. Ideal for confined space operations because it converts rapidly to a retrieval line.
Meets BCCTR Rescue Belay Competency Criteria**. The MPD comes with a padded Cordura nylon storage bag and User's Manual. *13 mm version designed for use with 12.5 - 13 mm rope. Rope used for certification rounded up to 13 mm per NFPA 1983.
** The British Columbia Council of Technical Rescue (BCCTR) Belay Competency Drop Test specifies a 1-meter drop onto 3 meters of kernmantle rescue rope with less than 1 meter of additional travel and less than 15 kN peak force. For a General Use rated device, a 280-kg load and a 12.7-mm rope are generally used.
This SMC 1.2-inch single pulley is the mini of minis. Efficient and lightweight, its solid strength and efficiency tests to greater strengths than other pulleys in the same size and price range.
It has the required prusik minding capability for use in a haul system. A 1.20 in nylon sheave and zinc-coated axle make any system run smoothly.Simple to use and easy to carry into the field. Max Rope diameter for the CR is 13 mm. The CR pulley is a single pulley.
Simple to use and easy to carry into the field; max rope diameter for the CR is 13 mm.
The JR and JRB pulleys are double pulleys with a max rope diameter for of 9 mm.
The TR Pulley is strong, reliable compact, and lightweight. It is reasonably priced but doesn't sacrifice efficiency. Great performance for its size and cost. The TR Pulley has a true Oilite Bearing on a zinc coated axle for reliable performance.