Rollgliss™ R550 Rescue and Descent Device
Description: 100 ft. (30.5 m) rescue and descent kit with rescue wheel, 4 ft. (1.2m) anchor sling, 2 carabiners and carrying bag.
- Emergency rescue and evacuation from a wide variety of elevated work areas
- Fully automatic controlled descent
Rollgliss R550 Rescue and Descent System (Wind) Video - English
Rollgliss R550 Rescue and Descent System (Industry) Video - English
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!
Emergency rescue and evacuation from a wide variety of elevated work areas
Offers a fast and reliable rescue solution that requires minimal training for added safety.
Fully automatic controlled descent
Enables fast, safe and effective descent at 2-3 ft. (0.6-0.9 m) per second with no manipulation required by the user for complete ease of use.
Bidirectional design enables multiple rescues
For added versatility, as one end of the lifeline descends, the other ascends ready for another rescue.
Built-in rescue lifting wheel
Used during assisted rescue to slightly raise the fallen worker to disengage their fall protection system so descender can lower victim to the ground.
100 ft. (30.5 m) 3/8" (9.5 mm) kernmantle rope lifeline
The super static kernmantle rope is lightweight, yet extremely strong and durable and incorporates a snap hook at each end for multiple rescues.
Rated for up to 1,640 ft. (500 m) height for one user, 575 ft. (175 m) for two users
Unique design accomodates one user at 310 lbs. (140 kg) or two users totaling 620 lbs. (282 kg) for added jobsite flexibility.
Compact and lightweight design
Provides fast installation and easy operation enabling efficient and effective rescue.
High strength corrosion resistant construction
Aluminum and stainless steel construction will stand up to the elements for an extended service life.
Integrated rope ears
Allows for greater descent speed control in assisted rescues for added safety.
Dual brake design
Automatic descent with added security, safety and peace of mind.
Equipped with i-Safe™
Integrated RFID identification tag for recording and storing information on inspections and tracking safety equipment.
Kit also contains 4 ft. (1.2m) anchor sling, two carabiners and carrying bag
We've included several accessories offering expanded operation, safety and versatility, many other items are available such as ladder bracket to customize the system to your specific needs.
Other standard and custom lengths are available
Customize to suit your specific jobsite or lengthen to fit greatest height needed, last three digits in part number detail length in feet.
Models also available without lifting wheel or add a humidity case.
Various configurations and options are available to suit most site requirements for added peace of mind.
|Capacity||1 Person = 130-310 lbs. (59-141 kg), 2 Person = 130-620 lbs. (59-282 kg)|
|Sub Brand||Rollgliss™ R550|
|Size||100 ft. (30.5 m)|
|CoWorker Controlled Ascent||Yes|
|CoWorker Controlled Descent||Yes|
|Number Of Users||Two|
|User Controlled Ascent||No|
|User Controlled Descent||Yes|
|Travel Length||100 ft. (30.5 m)|
|Hook||Zinc Plated Steel|
|Lifeline||3/8" (9.5 mm) Kernmantle, Braided Polyester Cover with Nylon Filament Core|
|Physical Weight||13.90 lbs (6.3kg)|
|Product Styles||Automatic Controlled Descent|
|Standards||OSHA 1910.66, OSHA 1926.502, ANSI Z359.4, Capital Safety Gen. Mfg. Req.|
- 9700980 Rollgliss R550 Industry Brochure - English
- 9700978 Rollgliss R550 Wind Tower Brochure - English
- 5903520 ANSI/CSA Rollgliss R550 Rescue and Escape Device Instruction: English
- 5903520 ANSI/CSA Rollgliss R550 Rescue and Escape Device Instruction: Spanish (Latin America)
- Certification Inspection Frequency Technical Bulletin
- Product Life Technical Bulletin
- Anchorage Strength Technical Bulletin
- Compatibility of Fall Protection Equipment Technical Bulletin
- Forced Rollout and Compatibility of Fall Protection Equipment Technical Bulletin