A family-owned business, Petzl is committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities that have made it so successful. Petzl has manufactured equipment for the work-at-height and rescue industries for over 25 years.
The I’D line of personal descenders was one of Petzl’s first introductions into the rescue and industry. Now, about 20 years later, the I’D is a fundamental piece of equipment worldwide. The I’D line offers three different models, the I’D S, I’D L and I’D EVAC, all three models are a self-braking descent control devices with an anti-panic lowering function. The I’D S was created for work-at-height with a rope compatibility of 10 – 11.5 mm ropes and loads up to about 550 lbs. The I’D L was created for rescue operations, with a rope compatibility of 12.5 – 13 mm ropes and loads up to about 615 lbs. The I’D EVAC was created primarily for lowering from an anchor. The ergonomic handle is oriented for managing a load from the anchor with comfortable descent control. All the I’D models offer the AUTO-LOCK system that allows users to easily position themselves at a station without having to manage the handle or tie off the device.
The FALCON harness line is Petzl’s solution to comfortable rescue operations. Three models are available depending on the type of terrain. The FALCON is the lightweight harness for suspended rescue. A metal ventral point allows weight to be distributed evenly between waist belt and leg loops. The FALCON ASCENT is the lightweight harness for rescues that require rope ascent. The dual ventral attachment points allows for a carabiner and ascender attachment. The FALCON MOUNTAIN is designed for mountain rescues. The textile tie-in points allow for a more climbing technique focused approach to rescue operations.
Petzl also offers lighting solutions for most situations from ultra-compact to high-performance headlamps. The TACTIKKA line ranges from headlamps with 300 lumens to 450 lumens. All the models offer a red lighting mode and are compatible with the CORE rechargeable batteries. The PIXA line ranges from 60 to 100 lumens and all offer multi-beam adaption depending on close-range work, movement or long-range work. Depending on the model, the certifications range from HAZLOC Class I Div 2 and Class II Div 2. The DUO headlamps are Petzl’s high-performance headlamp line that all offer FACE2FACE, the anti-glare function that automatically dims the light when two or more beams cross. The line ranges from 360 to 1100 lumens, depending on the model, and provide CONSTANT lighting technology, which provides stable lighting over time. All Petzl headlamps are compatible with helmets when paired with a mounting accessory.
For over 40 years, Petzl has developed innovative tools and techniques used by those who work and play in the vertical world. Today, Petzl is a world leader in arbor, work-at-height and rescue equipment and techniques. A family-owned business, Petzl is committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities that have made it so successful. For more information, visit www.petzl.com.