The R550 rescue device is a simple design allowing the rescuer to control the situation. No knots, no knifes are required to use the R550. Product training can be organised as part of the purchase.

Rescue kit complete with R550 twin brake descender, rescue hub with drill adaptor, double action connecting karabiner on housing, 9.5mm kernmantle rope with double action snap hooks on both ends and a storage/deployment bag.

Product Highlights

  • Emergency rescue and evacuation from a wide variety of elevated work areas

  • Fully automatic controlled descent

  • Bidirectional design enables multiple rescues

  • Built-in rescue lifting wheel

  • 9.5mm kernmantle rope lifeline

  • Rated for up to 500m height for one user, 175m for two users

  • Compact and lightweight design

  • High strength corrosion resistant construction

  • Integrated rope ears

  • Dual brake design

  • Other standard and custom lengths are available

  • Escape models without lifting wheel also available.


Capacity 1 Person = 59-141 kg, 2 Person = 59-282 kg
Sub Brand Rollgliss™ R550
Size Multiple
CoWorker Controlled Ascent Yes
CoWorker Controlled Descent Yes
Descent Type Vertical
Number Of Users Two
User Controlled Ascent No
User Controlled Descent Yes
Velocity Ship No
iSafe Equipped Yes
Travel Length Multiple
Label Vinyl
Hook Zinc Plated Steel
Lifeline 3/8" (9.5 mm) Kernmantle, Braided Polyester Cover with Nylon Filament Core
Wheel Nylon Thermoplastic
Housing Aluminium
Model please select from the below
Physical Weight 3.50 kg (7.7lbs)
Product Styles Automatic Controlled Descent
Product Types Evacuation/Escape
Standards OSHA, EN341, EN1496, ANSI Z359.4-2013, CSA Z259.2.3-12.

DBI-Sala Rollgliss™ R550 Rescue and Escape Device - Rescue Kit


    RTO Code 90774

    79 Auburn St, Wollongong NSW 2500

    ABN 41 082 420 620

    Rescue Shop
    Contact Us

    1300 0RESCUE

    (02) 4283 9300

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