Pulleys & Mechanical Advantage

Rescue Response Team CASE FILE N.013-A Plan takes Action

Two boys exploring a cave and one falls in. Our heros respond and deploy rope rescue gear and rescue techniques to successfully lower a medic to attend to the injured boy. They then raise the boy up out of the cave and transport him to an ambulance.  Now whether this is or isn’t what a …

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3 New Rescue Solutions from PMI

PMI is proud to announce three all-new Rescue Solutions for co-worker rescue!  Built around the winning combination of PMI Extreme Pro™ rope with UniCore® technology and the PMI/ISC D4 Descent Control Device, these three rescue solutions offer simple and compliant answers to some pretty difficult industrial rescue scenarios. A few years ago, we filmed (on location) …

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Horizontal Systems and the Gear Used Part 1

Hey All! I wanted to drop in some thoughts about the equipment used when rigging highlines and other horizontal systems for the purposes of work and rescue. Your anchors are the key… the greater the angle between two anchor points, the greater the stress will be on those anchors. It must be the goal of …

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Arizona Vortex Workshop Highlights… Coming Soon To Video.

  Arizona Vortex Workshop Highlights… Coming Soon To Video. Rescue Response Gear, in concert with Rigging Lab Academy, is in the process of building a  Arizona Vortex AHD video workshop. This quick clip visually describes an overview of a course we film a few years ago. The covered Easel A Frames with litter scoops using …

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Tech Pick of the Week | Episode 7 How to Rig for the Shot

Welcome to this weeks Tech Pick of the Week. Every week where our Tech’s break down an industry best product, tricks or tips. Last week we broke down a simple haul system for light loads. In this Tech Pick we had to rig our camera operator into a tricky place to get a clean shot. …

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Advanced Rigging Physics: Vectors & Mechanical Advantage (Trailer)-Richard Delaney

  This course covers the basic physics that apply to roping systems. This course should enable technicians to develop a deeper understanding and sound approach to problem solving. Considering force and tension as vectors and finding creative ways to apply these in the field makes it so much easier to define resultants and calculate mechanical …

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