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SINGLE ROPE TECHNIQUE EQUIPMENT (SRTE)

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									                                                                                                                                                  C – LOCKING-OFF AND UNLOCKING
                                         Designed and manufactured in Australia                                                                1. Lock-Off by bringing the tail end of the rope up and between the head of the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop and the
                                                                                                                                                  incoming rope.

                           SINGLE ROPE TECHNIQUE EQUIPMENT (SRTE)                                                                              2. Place a half hitch over the head of the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop and pull it tight.
                                                                                                                                               3. The lever should be in the normal STOP position, horizontal.
                                                                                                                                               4. To unlock, using a firm grip, remove the tail end of the rope from between the head of the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue
                                              9 Nelson Avenue                                                                                     Stop and the incoming rope – never let go of the tail end of the rope.
                                                                                                                                               5. Move the lever when you are ready to descend.
                                       Padstow NSW 2211 Australia
                              Phone: (61 2 ) 9796 3455 Fax: (61 2) 9796 3488                                                                      D – ASCENDING
                                                                                                                                               1. Attach an SRTE Ascender and SRTE Foot Loop to the rope; be sure to use an SRTE Safety Lanyard (secondary backup) from
                         Email: sales@srte.com.au        Website: www.srte.com.au                                                                 your SRTE Sit Harness to the SRTE Ascender, see the Ascender Instruction Sheet.
                                                                                                                                               2. Shift your body weight to your SRTE Ascender, move your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop up the rope. Intake or
                                           Certificate of Conformity:                                                                             outtake of rope through the Rescue Stop is possible after squeezing the lever.
                 This product complies with manufacturers specifications &/or relevant standards.                                              3. Shift your body weight to your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop, move your SRTE Ascender up
                                                                                                                                               4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 till you reach your destination.
                      New ‘05 SRTE Two Way Rescue Stop™ patented                                                                                    E – CHANGE –OVERS
                                                                                                                                                    Descending to Ascending
             *Read the instructions carefully as there are differences in the use of the New ’05 Two Way Rescue Stop*
                                                                                                                                               1.   Lock-off your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop.
                                                                                                                                               2.   Attach an SRTE Ascender to the rope.
Thankyou for selecting the best true Stop Descenders available on the international market. We at SRTE are confident that you will
                                                                                                                                               3.   Unlock your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop.
be happy with your acquisition. If you have any questions or product suggestions relating to this or any other product in our range,
                                                                                                                                               4.   Ascend.
please contact our Customer Service Centre at the above address.
                                                                                                                                                    Ascending to Descending
The Two Way Rescue Stops have been colour coded to further distinguish between the original Two way Rescue stop (anodized
                                                                                                                                               1.   Lock-off your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop.
red) and the New ‘05 Two Way Rescue stop (anodized gold or black).
                                                                                                                                               2.   Remove the SRTE Ascender.
The SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop can be used with single rope from 9mm to 13mm. How to thread the rope and which
                                                                                                                                               3.   Unlock your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop.
way to push the lever are permanently stamped on the front cheek of the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop. The rope should
                                                                                                                                               4.   Descend.
flow freely through the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop. However, when conditions are at their worst, such as wet and/or
muddy, descending may be extremely slow and difficult when you are using stiff or large diameter ropes; therefore, modify your
                                                                                                                                                  F – BELAYING/LOWERING
belaying and rappelling techniques accordingly.
                                                                                                                                               1. For maximum control, anchor your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop to the earth as well as to your SRTE Sit Harness.
                                                                                                                                               2. When you squeeze the lever, your rope will glide (intake or out-take of slack) easily through your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way
The lever is the primary speed control mechanism. Once you start adjusting the lever, never let go of the tail end of the rope as it is
                                                                                                                                                  Rescue Stop. Never let go of the tail end of the rope.
not only for balance but also is your secondary speed control mechanism or brake.
                                                                                                                                               3. Intake or out-take of slack may be aided slightly by tilting your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop or by using a soft rope.
It’s easy to thread the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop with out removing the device from your harness. Although Stop
                                                                                                                                               4. If the belayee/load falls or you lose control of the tail end of the rope, the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop will stop the fall
Descenders halt the descent, the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop is easy to lock-off if you intend to be stopped for any
                                                                                                                                                  automatically.
length of time, thus making sure you are completely secure.
                                                                                                                                               5. Use your right hand to control the tail end of the rope; use your left hand to move the lever gently (up or down) to the required
The unique design of the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop enables you to get benefits of several products:
                                                                                                                                                  position.
(1) Auto Stop Descender; (2) Auto Stop Manual Feed Chest Ascender; (3) Auto Stop Belay Device; and (4) Basic Descender.
                                                                                                                                               6. If at any time while belaying/lowering, you or the belayee needs a rest, lock-off the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop.
•      As an AUTO STOP DESCENDER, it incorporates an auto stop mechanism that stops the descent if you let go of the lever.
•      As an AUTO STOP MANUAL FEED CHEST ASCENDER, it can be used by releasing the tension of the down coming rope.                               G – MAINTENANCE
•      As an AUTO STOP BELAY DEVICE, it lets you lower heavy loads with maximum control, safety and ease.                                      1. Wash your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop in clean water only if it is gritty – the lever will be stiff. After washing, oil the
•      As a BASIC DESCENDER, it lets you rappel manually or be bottom belayed.                                                                    lever and the pivot point.
                                                                                                                                               2. If the lever squeaks, oil it and wipe dry.
                             HOW TO USE YOUR SRTE NEW ‘05 TWO WAY RESCUE STOP                                                                  3. Your Quality System may require items to be returned to the manufacturer for periodic service; please contact our Customer
                            This instruction sheet is not a fully comprehensive instruction manual.                                               Service staff before returning your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop for service.
           Contact TRAC INTERNATIONAL on (61) 0418 674 678 for information on SRTE approved Training Courses.
                                                                                                                                                                                            PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND TEST DATA
A – BEFORE YOU START                                                                                                                                Construction – Only the highest grades of stainless steel and extruded aluminum are used in manufacturing the SRTE New ‘05
1. Attach the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop to your SRTE Sit Harness using a                                           GO
                                                                                                                                                    Two Way Rescue Stop. The SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop will not twist or damage the rope in any way under normal
   karabiner.                                                                                                                                       use, giving your rope a much longer life. Test Data – A 200kg load was attached to a 3m length of rope. The load (200kg) was
2. Test the lever by either pulling it down or pushing it up, and releasing it. The lever should                                          UP        raised 1m on a second line. The second line was released causing the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop to arrest the
   flick back to its normal (STOP) position.                                                                                                        load (200kg) at a Factor 1/3 fall. Note: A Factor 1/3 fall was used as a fall greater than 1m would be disastrous in a rescue
3. Open your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop ready to thread the rope. Push bite in                                                                situation. A rescue load (200kg = 1 x patient + 1 x stretcher + 1 x rescue attendant and gear) was used to give a realistic
   the rope through the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop below the centre sheave far                                                                comparison. Comments: To arrest a load of 200kg, SRTE recommends you use the SRTE Auto Stop Descenders, as arresting
   enough to return back through and above the centre sheave; slip the bite over the top half              STOP                                     such a load requires handling a minimum 600kg to maximum 1200kg without destroying the rope or the SRTE New ‘05 Two
   of the sheave. Lift the bottom rope over the rope separator. Close your SRTE New ‘05                                                             Way Rescue Stop.
   Two Way Rescue Stop. The top rope must be coming from the top; the bottom rope is
   loose or the tail.                                                                                                                                          ITEM                      TEST 1 RESULTS                     TEST 2 RESULTS                   SPECIFICATIONS
4. Be sure to remove the slack between you and the anchor point.
5. Test your SRTE New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop to make sure you have threaded it                                                                             Rope Type                      NEW EDELRID                       NEW KINNEARS                   Rope Range 9mm to
   correctly and that the lever is in the normal position with no rope slippage.                                                                                                                                                                                  13mm
                                                                                                                           GO                                                               11mm Static                        11mm Static                    Length 210mm
B – DESCENDING
1. The lever on the New ‘05 Two Way Rescue Stop is as shown on the diagram. Fully up or                                                                      Slippage                           0.8m                               0.7m                          Width 70mm
   down (vertical) is to descend. The lever in the horizontal position is stop. If you let go of
   the lever, it will return to this position.                                                                                                                 Peak                            620kN                              640kN                       Max Lever Length
2. Your right hand must control the tail end of the rope at all times, while your left hand moves the lever (up or down) to control                                                                                                                               170mm
   your descent.                                                                                                                                               Rope                       No visible damage                 No visible damage                 Thickness 30mm
3. When you move the lever (up or down) from the horizontal STOP position towards the GO positions, descent starts slowly.
4. Maximum control, when descending or lowering heavy loads, is gained by squeezing the lever. Lifting the lever up for                                  New ‘05 Two Way                  No visible damage                 No visible damage                    Weight 549g
   descending requires more force and descent is restricted.                                                                                               Rescue Stop
5. Caution: Do not descend at a rate that will cause overheating. During your descent, with your thumb, occasionally touch one of                                                        Load easily lowered               Load easily lowered                   SWL 300kg
   the fixed stainless sheaves; if it’s hot, slow down. Do not stop immediately as the heat from the SRTE New ‘05 Two Way
   Rescue Stop may put a weak spot in the rope.                                                                                                                                                                                                             Body strength 3000kg
                  THREADING New ’05 Two Way Rescue Stop                                          New ’05 SRTE Two Way Rescue StopTM patented




 1. Create a bight in         2. Pull bight through             3. Loop bight over
      the rope               Two Way Rescue Stop                    half sheave




           4. Separate the ropes               5. Pull tail of rope
                                                                                     Open ’05 Two Way Rescue Stop           Descending with a backup
              using dividing pin                to remove slack
                                                                                     The SRTE New ’05 Two Way Rescue Stop has been designed with
                                                                                     heavy rescue loads in mind (ie 200kg or more). Even under such a
               LOCKING OFF New ’05 Two Way Rescue Stop                               load you have full control and only light pressure is required on the
                                                                                     control lever thanks to its patented design. It is designed to last under
                                                                                     extreme industrial use.

                                                                                     Only when a deliberate controlled movement of the control lever is
                                                                                     applied will it descend.

                                                                                                       Positive Automatic STOP Descender
                                                                                                      Suits Various rope Sizes 9mm to 13mm
                                                                                                              Will NOT damage rope
                                                                                                       Very Smooth control and user friendly
                                                                                                     Exceeds Relevant International standards
  1. Pull bight of rope     2. Wrap bight over top of      3. Pull down on tail of                          For Industrial & Rescue Use
through karabiner and        Two Way Rescue Stop           rope to lock into place
     around handle

								
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