Lanyards and Absorbers

Petzl Jane
The Jane non-adjustable dynamic rope lanyard is available without connector or with large-opening MGO connector for attachment to metal structures, cables and large diameter bars. (Large-opening, auto-locking connector permanently sewn into the lanyard termination.

Weight (lanyards without connector:
60 cm: 110 g
1 m: 130 g
1.5 m: 185 g
2 m: 225 g

With connector
60 cm: 565 g
1 m: 585 g
1.5 m: 640 g
Sterling Bound Loop Prusiks
Save time and energy with these 8mm BLPs (Bound Loop Prusiks) from Sterling. Rated to 20kN. Available in two lengths, 40cm and 56cm.
Petzl Progress
A simple progression lanyard to allow continuous connection. Dynamic lanyard has one long and one short arm, capable of arresting a Short Fall. Plastic sheathes aid carabiner positioning and reduce abrasion.

Weight: 150 g
Certification(s): CE EN 354, EAC
Short arm length: 30 cm
Long arm length: 65 cm
Petzl Progress Adjust-I
An adjustable single version of the progress lanyard, using an Adjust rope adjuster, which releases with a simple turn and can be placed on the anchor or ventral attachment point.

Weight: 185 g
Length: up to 100 cm
Certification(s): CE EN 358, EAC, ANSI Z359.3, CSA Z259.11
Petzl Progress Adjust-I
An adjustable double version of the progress lanyard, using an Adjust rope adjuster, which releases with a simple turn and can be placed on the anchor or ventral attachment point.

Weight: 230 g
Length: Fixed arm - 65 cm, adjustable arm up to 95 cm
Certification(s): CE EN 358, EAC, ANSI Z359.3, CSA Z259.11
Petzl Absorbica-I
The Absorbica-I energy absorber with integrated single lanyard is available without connector, or with MGO large-opening connector and in two different lengths, 80 cm and 150 cm. (Specs given are for 80 cm)

Weight: 160 g
Length: 80 cm (w/o connector)
Length after full tear: 1.5 m
Clearance (fall factor 2) 4.35 m
absorber sling
A single-strand shock absorber for working at heights. Includes elasticated arm and rubber 'string' to reduce wear from carabiner attachment point. Will hold a factor 2 standard fall with impact force <6kN.

Weight: 107g
Load capacity: 15kN
Petzl Absorbica-Y
The Absorbica-Y energy absorber with integrated double lanyard is available in two lengths, 80 cm and 150 cm, the latter with elasticised arms (shown). Use for progression on a vertical structure and when passing anchors. Can be used with many different types of connectors.

Weight: 370 g or 430 g
Length : 80 cm or 150 cm
Petzl Absorbica-Y MGO
The Absorbica-Y energy absorber with integrated double lanyard is available with MGO large-opening connectors in two lengths: 80 cm and 150 cm, the latter with elasticised arms (not shown). Use for progression on a vertical structure and when passing anchors.

Weight: 1290g or 1350g
Length with connectors: 130 cm or 200cm
Petzl Grillon
Lanyard with fine adjustment system for precise work positioning. Can be used in two ways: double mode on the harness lateral attachment point or single mode on the harness ventral attachment point. Removable protective sheath protects the rope from abrasive contact.

Weight and length:
2 m, 435 g
3 m, 515 g
4 m, 595 g
5 m, 675 g
Petzl Grillon Hook
Lanyard with fine adjustment system and hook attachment for precise work positioning. Used in double mode on the harness lateral attachment points; can be used in single mode on the harness central attachment point.

Lengths and weight:
2 m, 625 g
3 m, 735 g
4 m, 815 g
5 m, 895 g
Petzl Grillon MGO
Lanyard with fine adjustment system and MGO large opening connector for precise work positioning. Used in single mode on the harness ventral attachment point to distribute weight between the waistbelt and the leg loops: length is adjusted by operating the handle while holding the free end of the lanyard.

Available in one length:
3 m, 995 g
Petzl Absorbica
The Absorbica tear webbing energy absorber is used in combination with a JANE lanyard to set up an energy-absorbing lanyard. Ends equipped with STRING to hold the connector in position and protect the webbing from abrasion. Compact and lightweight.

Weight: 154 g
Length: 0.2 m
Length after full tear: 1.6 m
Clearance (fall factor 2) 3.9 + length of energy absorber, lanyard and connectors
Petzl Asap'sorber Axess
Energy absorber designed to work with the ASAP or ASAP Lock with a breaking strain of 250Kg. protected from abrasion by its pouch, the absorber allows the user to work safely at a distance from the rope.

Weight: 205g
User Weight: 50 to 130 Kg
Length: 40cm
Yates Industrial Shock Absorber
An industrial shock absorber for ropework, featuring tear-stitch webbing to absorb energy in a controlled destruction. Activation begins at 4kN; full strength - 22.2kN.

Initial length 23cm, eye to eye.
UL Certified to meet ANSI/ASSE Z359.12-2009 and ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013 standards.
Made in USA
Yates Rescue Load Limiter
Stitch-ripping device with very consistent activation at 2kN (single unit) or 4.5kN (double ganged). Ultimate strength is 22.2kN. Made in the USA.
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Southern Cross Equipment
Commercial Rope Access, Height Safety & Rescue
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Email:  sales@southerncross.net.au
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