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D2 - descender kit

The D2 Escape Descender is a new & innovative ‘double-stop’ Descender. The newly developed handle operated cam-system stops the descent in an emergency situation rather than just slowing it down. The D2 descender is the only microdescender in the world to offer this function.

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The D2 can be controlled by pushing in the cam (ideally using the thumb) which allows the user to smoothly feed the rope through the device, without the use of the handle. The cam feed feature is particularly useful for fast Bail-out or for work positioning during roof work for example.

The Descender is compact and lightweight, allowing it to be carried on the harness at all times. Standard kits are supplied with a 15m (50ft) working length. Other lengths are available upon request.

Standard polyester ropes are ideal for use in areas such as Linesman self-rescue from pole-tops or for escape from towers or elevating work platforms. Aramid fibres such as those in Technora rope are ideal for use in applications where fire is the main hazard. Standard kits are assembled with knotted termination (sewn terminations available upon request) 100% Technora® sheath and nylon core.

Technora sheath offers the best heat resistance for extreme temperatures. Offers high resistance to acids, alkalis, organic solvents, sea water, and steam.

Technora provides the highest level of abrasion and cut-resistance compared to other high tenacity fibers. Certified to NFPA 1983, 2006 edition, Escape rope.

* Additional cost applies

Product Features

  • Anchorage Made with Dyneema®; (rA-005)
    Technora sling (rA-006)
  • Descender D2 escape descender: Weight-292g
    MBL- 13.5kN Finish: Anodised
    The D2 is CE tested to 120m maximum descent.
  • Connector Aluminium Twist lock Karabiner- MBL: 25kN
  • Rope Polyester (RA-005) 8mm Polyester rope
  • Rope Technora (RA-006) 8mm Technora
    Elongation at 300 lbs 7.0%
    Sheath material 100% Technora
    rated to NFPA 1983 fire escape rope
    MBL 19.5kN
    Sewn Eye MBS: LBS (kN) 3215 lbs (14.3kN)
    Maximum temperature 500 degº C
    Weight: 1.4 lbs/50ft
  • Maximum User Weight 140kg (300lbs) with a direct connection


  • Dyneema® and Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™ are trademarks of DSM. Use of these trademarks is prohibited unless strictly authorized.

The Kit

  • 1x Made with Dyneema®/Technora sling
  • 1x D2 descender
  • 1x Zip top pouch
  • 1x Polyester/Technora 15m rope
  • 2x Alloy karabiners


  • EN 12841 & NFPA 1983

Durable Construction

The body of the descender consists of anodised Aluminium.


Panic Brake

Panic brake function to stop descent in an emergency situation.


Rope Kit

Supplied with 15m of Polyester or Technora rope (standard length kits) other lengths available on request.


Three Functions

The D2 descender has three main functions descent, stop & panic brake.


Zip Top Pouch

The zip top pouch allows for connection to your harness for convenient transport of the descent rope.



The anchor sling included in the kit allows the user to create a temporary anchorage in an emergency situation.

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