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Comfortable, safe, versatile - SKYLOTEC provides optimum head protection with the INCEPTOR GRX
17/10/2017

Comfortable, safe, versatile - SKYLOTEC provides optimum head protection with the INCEPTOR GRX

With the “Inceptor GRX” industrial climbing helmet, the manufacturer SKYLOTEC has developed a solution offering many impressive advantages in terms of criteria such as comfort and ergonomics. The new range of helmets features an EPS core with well-designed interior padding and the maximum permitted ventilation openings, making it comfortable to wear. Various accessories such as hearing protection and headlamp can also easily be added. The wide range of adjustment options makes the “Inceptor GRX” suitable for a variety of applications in trade and industry. Read more
RAPTOR – the first fall arrester device with two fall indicators
17/10/2017

RAPTOR – the first fall arrester device with two fall indicators

“Raptor” is the name given to SKYLOTEC’s new retractable type fall arrester. Intuitive to operate and inspect, it significantly enhances workers’ safety. A special feature is the two fall indicators that show whether the device can still be used. The fall arrester device is available in various versions with steel cable or webbing. The “Raptor” can also be stacked efficiently for storage purposes. Read more
IGNITE NIOB – SKYLOTEC presents a new model in its Ignite Series of harnesses
17/10/2017

IGNITE NIOB – SKYLOTEC presents a new model in its Ignite Series of harnesses

“Ignite Niob” is the name given to the new model to join SKYLOTEC’s Ignite Series of harnesses. And so the manufacturer of fall protection equipment now offers a new solution, which scores points with its many cleverly designed details in terms of comfort and ergonomics. The latest member of a range of harnesses that won gold in the German Design Awards 2017 is the ideal fall protection equipment for the energy, steel construction, rescue and rope access sectors. Read more
Innovation from SKYLOTEC: The versatile and efficient MULTIPIN for trapezoidal sheets
17/10/2017

Innovation from SKYLOTEC: The versatile and efficient MULTIPIN for trapezoidal sheets

SKYLOTEC has launched the “Multipin” single anchor point, which boasts several advantages when it comes to fall protection on trapezoidal sheet roofing. The anchor point is suitable for just about any trapezoidal sheeting; it is smaller than comparable products and therefore helps to make logistics more efficient. This is because its ergonomic design allows retailers, steel construction workers, roofers and industrial fitters to optimise many of their processes in storage facilities and on the building site. Read more
CONREST — advanced rescue stretcher for fast transport of injured persons in confined spaces
17/10/2017

CONREST — advanced rescue stretcher for fast transport of injured persons in confined spaces

SKYLOTEC has extended its range of rescue equipment with the “Conrest” advanced rescue stretcher. The new advanced rescue stretcher is particularly well suited to transporting injured persons as quickly as possible in confined spaces. The stretcher is shorter than comparable solutions, but protects and secures the most important areas of the body. A pelvic strap ensures increased stability of the patient. Read more
SKYLOTEC DEUS makes safe and rapid rescue in emergency situations possible
17/10/2017

SKYLOTEC DEUS makes safe and rapid rescue in emergency situations possible

When working at heights, fall protection is an absolute must. The same applies to having the appropriate rescue plans. In some cases, workers need to be able to get themselves to safety and solutions for self-evacuation are therefore required. Devices with centrifugal brakes are ideal in these cases. As a manufacturer of fall protection equipment, SKYLOTEC is the market leader in this sector – offering a variety of abseil and rescue devices from the “Deus” range. Read more
SKYLOTEC presents set for self-rescue from tall buildings
17/10/2017

SKYLOTEC presents set for self-rescue from tall buildings

People living or working in high-rise buildings are often exposed to danger many metres above the ground. This includes the risk of being trapped by flames in the event of a fire. The importance of inhabitants and workers being able to rescue themselves in an emergency should therefore not be underestimated. As a manufacturer of fall protection equipment, SKYLOTEC now offers the “Deus Exit Kit” to allow people to leave a building safely and independently if other escape routes are already blocked. Read more
Flexible and versatile: the GORDON and GORDON RESCUE fall arrester devices
17/10/2017

Flexible and versatile: the GORDON and GORDON RESCUE fall arrester devices

Light yet robust, the new “Gordon” fall arrester device from SKYLOTEC can be used at great heights and individually adjusted to suit any situation. As well as an EN 360 certified version for use when climbing up or down, the manufacturer of fall protection equipment also offers a version with integrated rescue eyelet, which means that it can also be used as a lifting device to lift or lower people. The addition of pulleys allows this fall arrester device to offer a variety of customisable configuration options. Read more
For distributors and companies: Easy administration of fall protection equipment with HOMEBASE
17/10/2017

For distributors and companies: Easy administration of fall protection equipment with HOMEBASE

The new EU regulation for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE regulation) has now placed increasing demands on manufacturers. Its area of application is overall more comprehensive than before. For example, the complete supply chain is taken into account when considering the traceability of products. Distributors may therefore be equally under obligation as manufacturers and must keep a full record of the PPE which they deal with. However, this is where SKYLOTEC can provide useful assistance. The experts for fall protection equipment offer with their “Homebase” a free-of-charge and detailed administration tool which can be maintained online. Read more
SKYLOTEC also focuses on rescue with its new fall protection systems
23/08/2017

SKYLOTEC also focuses on rescue with its new fall protection systems

Taking centre stage at A+A for SKYLOTEC are its new fall protection systems, which are easy to use and enhance the safety of employees working at heights. As well as personal fall protection equipment, these also include abseil and rescue equipment from the “Deus” range, which offer the potential for individual rescue in an emergency. The family company will also be bringing new solutions for permanently installed systems to A+A, such as the new “Claw” cable runner. This is suitable for vertical access and stands out in terms of safety thanks to its many well-designed details. Read more
Climbing without risk – SKYLOTEC presents new “Claw” cable runner
11/08/2017

Climbing without risk – SKYLOTEC presents new “Claw” cable runner

With the “Claw” cable runner, SKYLOTEC provides a unique solution for permanently installed climbing protection systems, allowing employees to have safe access when working at heights or in lower-lying areas. The cable runner boasts features that enable simplified application and reduce the risk of an accident. Read more
SKYLOTEC introduces new cable runner and complete fall-arrest solutions
11/08/2017

SKYLOTEC introduces new cable runner and complete fall-arrest solutions

At the Husum Wind fair, SKYLOTEC will present diverse fall-arrest solutions for the wind energy sector. The German manufacturer develops and produces complete solutions from harnesses and descend/rescue devices to rescue stretchers. At the international trade fair, the family business will also present a new cable runner for permanently installed fall-arrest systems, which is easy to operate and thus reduces the risk of accidents. Read more
DEUS EXIT KIT for private users for self-rescue by abseiling down from high buildings
24/07/2017 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Industry

DEUS EXIT KIT for private users for self-rescue by abseiling down from high buildings

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire disaster, SKYLOTEC has looked into how products from the industrial sector could be used in the private sector for people to evacuate themselves in an emergency. Our wide product range helped us to find the best solution, resulting in the ready-to-use DEUS EXIT KIT for private use. Read more
FROM 01/07/2017 THE LOG BOOK IS COMPULSORY FOR FISAT TRAINING COURSES
03/07/2017

FROM 01/07/2017 THE LOG BOOK IS COMPULSORY FOR FISAT TRAINING COURSES

We would like to inform those taking part in our training courses at the Vertical Rescue College (VRC) that from 1st July 2017 onwards, FISAT certifiers will not only inspect the First Aid certificate and the occupational medical certificate for working in areas in which there is a danger of falling, but also the existence of a correctly filled in FISAT log book. Read more
SKYLOTEC RIDER 3.0 is presented with the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD in GOLD
18/06/2017 SKYLOTEC, Sport, Industry

SKYLOTEC RIDER 3.0 is presented with the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD in GOLD

Friedrichshafen 18/06/2017: And the winner is ... SKYLOTEC has already had the pleasure of hearing these words many times in the past. This year, the company from Neuwied in Germany has once again been able to impress an independent jury with its innovative RIDER 3.0 via ferrata set with free-running cable clamp, winning the Outdoor Industry Award 2017 in GOLD in the category “Climbing equipment”. A total of 330 participants were competing for the coveted trophy, which SKYLOTEC has now been able to take home for a third time. Read more
Fall protection: SKYLOTEC presents comprehensive wind energy solutions
13/05/2017 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Industry

Fall protection: SKYLOTEC presents comprehensive wind energy solutions

As a manufacturer of fall protection equipment, SKYLOTEC offers a wide range of products for the wind energy sector. The family-run company, which develops and manufactures its products in Germany, will be presenting comprehensive solutions – from harnesses to descent and rescue devices and rescue stretchers – at Offshore Wind Energy in London. At the world’s largest offshore trade fair, SKYLOTEC will also be focussing on rescue concepts and training courses. Read more
SKYLOTEC to present its portfolio for tactical operations units
31/01/2017 SKYLOTEC, Industry

SKYLOTEC to present its portfolio for tactical operations units

SKYLOTEC will be presenting a full range of tactical rope access technology products at the IWA Outdoor Classics and Enforce Tac trade fairs. The manufacturer of fall protection equipment, which designs and produces in Germany, will be presenting specially designed equipment to fulfil the demands of special units, task forces, the police and military, as well as private personal protection, at the exhibitions held in Nuremberg. Read more
Latest information regarding Milan rescue device product training
26/10/2016 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Industry

Latest information regarding Milan rescue device product training

With this information update, we would like to make you aware that training courses for the MILAN rescue device may only be delivered by trainers who have been authorised to do by SKYLOTEC GmbH. Read more
SKYLOTEC Ignite Series of harnesses wins German Design Award
25/10/2016 SKYLOTEC, Vertical Rescue College, Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

SKYLOTEC Ignite Series of harnesses wins German Design Award

The IGNITE SERIES of harnesses made by SKYLOTEC impresses with its many clever details, which make it considerably easier to use by people working at heights. The manufacturer of fall protection equipment has set a new benchmark in terms of design and comfort – and has once again been recognised accordingly. The specialists based in Neuwied, Germany, have won the gold prize in the Germany Design Awards 2017. This top international prize is awarded every year by the German Design Council (“Rat der Formgebung”) for a unique product design. Read more
SKYLOTEC adds DEUS Rescue devices to its product range
13/09/2016 SKYLOTEC, Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

SKYLOTEC adds DEUS Rescue devices to its product range

The acquisition of a Slovenian manufacturer of descent devices in May 2016 opened new horizons to SKYLOTEC. Now, SKYLOTEC expands its rescue device product range and acquires the assets and intellectual properties of the DEUS Rescue descent device range. Read more

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