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NEW: DOUBLE carabiner series facilitates left-handed and right-handed working
02/11/2015 Permanent Fall Protection, Sport, Industry

NEW: DOUBLE carabiner series facilitates left-handed and right-handed working

With the DOUBLE series, SKYLOTEC presents new carabiners with twistlock and trilock closures that can be rotated by 180°. This is an optimum solution for all employees who work left-handedly or two-handedly and need to climb. Read more
NEW: Anchor point JAMBTAC for all door widths
02/11/2015 Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

NEW: Anchor point JAMBTAC for all door widths

SKYLOTEC have extended their large and varied product range by a new door jamb anchor truss. JAMBTAC is the name of this mobile anchor point that has been given a unique feature by the fall protection specialists: With this truss it is possible for the first time to cover all conventional door widths. Read more
Simply safe: New height access runner SPEED ATTACH
02/11/2015 Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

Simply safe: New height access runner SPEED ATTACH

We have extended our product range with the height access runner SPEED ATTACH. The guided type fall arrester is used for fall protection on permanent systems, or it is used to enable worker access to maintenance shafts or plant and machinery. The particularity: The height access runner can be fitted on and taken off at any point of the rail. In addition, it scores with many characteristics that facilitate operation for the user – and minimise the risk of accident. Read more
JACKPOD – flexible fall protection for working in confined spaces
01/11/2015 Industry

JACKPOD – flexible fall protection for working in confined spaces

SKYLOTEC have extended their product range by a new tripod and a davit arm system. Both innovative products are part of the new JACKPOD series, with which we now offer two helpful solutions for working in confined spaces. The key feature: the portable systems can be operated by means of a winch and allow for flexible application due to additional modules. Read more
With their SKYRAIL rail system SKYLOTEC ensures permanent protection
01/11/2015 Permanent Fall Protection, Industry

With their SKYRAIL rail system SKYLOTEC ensures permanent protection

With their SKYRAIL system of rails that can be travelled over SKYLOTEC presents a permanent fall protection that ensures permanent protection for working at heights and simultaneous freedom of movement. Read more
SKYLOTEC sets new standards for PPE against falls with innovations at the upcoming A+A
21/09/2015 Industry

SKYLOTEC sets new standards for PPE against falls with innovations at the upcoming A+A

At the upcoming A+A SKYLOTEC presents many innovations. We have focused our developments on simplifying the handling for users and increasing the wearing comfort. We kindly invite you to visit our booth (G01) in hall 06. Read more
Precautionary recall products with H-040 carabiners
17/09/2015 Industry

Precautionary recall products with H-040 carabiners

DMM, one of our suppliers, has detected irregularities within the closing mechanism of their carabiners, which has urged them to issue a product recall. SKYLOTEC sells these carabiners separately with article number H-040 and additionally as component in several finished products. It is our conviction to exclude all potential issues in the use of our products in advance, and always act in the best interest of our customers’ safety. Read more
Rope rescue special team tournament and 100m ascend race open competition
16/09/2015 Industry

Rope rescue special team tournament and 100m ascend race open competition

The upcoming ROPE RESCUE SPECIAL TEAM TOURNAMENT AND 100M ASCEND RACE OPEN COMPETITION on October 30th & 31th, 2015 in Taiwan, organized by Ascent International Rope Access Service Ltd., is sponsored by SKYLOTEC through our national Taiwan distributor. Read more
SKYLOTEC expands its global training offering with a new training center in Sweden
29/07/2015 Industry

SKYLOTEC expands its global training offering with a new training center in Sweden

SKYLOTEC has now opened another new training centre for its "Vertical Rescue College". The site in Scandinavia is one of nearly 20 worldwide, in which SKYLOTEC, a leading manufacturer of personal protective equipment against falls from a height (PPE) and fall protection systems, prepare employees for work and rescue. This is because wearing PPE as protection against the danger of a fall from a height at work is simply not enough. Employees should also know how to put it on, how to maintain the equipment and how to respond should the worst happen and they or their colleagues needs to be rescued and how to do this quickly and safely. Read more
Precautionary Inspection „SKYSAFE Carabiner“
14/07/2015 Industry

Precautionary Inspection „SKYSAFE Carabiner“

Some time ago, we started a precautionary recall for a sports collection product, the via ferrata set SKYSAFE II, as irregularities were detected on the carabiners that could potentially lead to a malfunction of the automatic opening and closing mechanism. Read more
SKYRAIL wins IF Design Award 2015
23/03/2015 Industry

SKYRAIL wins IF Design Award 2015

The innovative and customizable SKYRAIL fall arrest system by SKYLOTEC was selected by an international jury out of several thousand contributions as a winner of the iF Design Award 2015! While conventional systems limit the working scope to the length of their protection device, the SKYRAIL fall arrest system enables access to any area of a building site without steady mounting and unmounting, due to its ingenious system. A flexibility that SKYRAIL allows up to three users simultaneously… Read more
VRC wins contract with Vattenfall AB Sweden
22/03/2015 Industry

VRC wins contract with Vattenfall AB Sweden

The SKYLOTEC VERTICAL RESCUE COLLEGE (VRC) team in Sweden has signed a major contract with Vattenfall AB for trainings in Rescue From Heights. This contract, valid for 4 years and applicable to no less than 1,700 Vattenfall employees, shows again the excellent training skills SKYLOTEC offers to one of the bigger service providers for electricity and utility workers in Europe.  The trainings will be performed both on Vattenfall´s training locations as well as in VRC training centers around Sweden. Interested in training for your employees? We train worldwide, also at your location! Contact us at vrc@skylotec.de Read more
GENTIC is back!
21/03/2015 Industry

GENTIC is back!

GENTIC (a SKYLOTEC brand) is back! The new GENTIC Homepage is now online to revive this 80s and 90s climbing and bouldering fashion clothing line, and its collection is now available online (incl. Amazon) and in selected shops in Germany... Interested as well? Contact us! Read more
Reuqests for images and documentation
20/03/2015 Industry

Reuqests for images and documentation

Regularly we receive requests for photos, flyers and so on, concerning our products. You can find all available images (in high-res format for printing as well!), flyers, manuals, data sheets, etc. on our website. Click either in the main menu on Services -> Downloads, or at the bottom of each individual product page on More Images or Product downloads. Questions regarding this matter? Just contact us! Read more
How to put on a harness
20/03/2015 Industry

How to put on a harness

How to put on a harness is not always easy and clear to first-time or irregular users. This image series will be helpful for you, your users or your customers. Should you still have any questions,feel free to contact us! Read more
The new RECORD unites sport and industry
02/02/2015 Industry

The new RECORD unites sport and industry

Ultra-light – ultra-comfortable – ultra-flexible SKYLOTEC, pioneer and innovative visionary when it comes to safety in heights for mountaineering and industrial climbing, always combines its whole Know-how from both worlds in its product range. This symbiosis constantly generates new unique highlights, which offers the very best products for rope access operatives and mountaineers. With the RECORD, an ultra-light and extremely comfortable harness, SKYLOTEC succeeded to develop a harness of superlatives for industrial climbing. With its 704 grams the basic version offers not only the feathery wearing comfort of a sports harness, it is at present also the lightest harness available on the market for tree care! Read more
SKYLOTEC makes securing EASY
02/02/2015 Industry

SKYLOTEC makes securing EASY

The Electronic Self Belay system for high ropes courses SKYLOTEC, a global market leader for industrial fall arrest products, continuously develops and presents innovative products with new technologies to provide users with the best possible protection from falling. In 2013 the security specialist development team of SKYLOTEC presented the first prototype of the EASY ESB on the ERCA (European Rope Course Association) Conference in Hennef. As perfection and reliability are top-priorities for SKYLOTEC, the finalizing development of the EASY ESB has been continued since then. Now in 2015, designed specifically for high ropes courses and climbing parks, the electronic security device is being introduced in the market. Read more
EPIC Perfectly safe everywhere thanks to the first electronic securing partner
30/01/2015 Industry

EPIC Perfectly safe everywhere thanks to the first electronic securing partner

Mobile, flexible and 100% safe in lead climbing with EPIC (Electronic Partner for Individual Climbing) – the first electronic belay partner. EPIC provides perfect protection at all times. Thanks to this innovative securing device, it is now possible to automatically secure a lead climber when working at heights. Battery-driven and low-weight, it can be transported easily by the worker, also to environments that are difficult to access. The EPIC can be installed easily and quickly onto a pylon or similar structures. The rope is placed around the pulley and the user can start climbing to his deployment spot. The securing is carried out automatically. Read more
PEACH becomes MARBLE!
29/10/2014 Industry

PEACH becomes MARBLE!

Our retractable type fall arrester PEACH has been renamed to MARBLE with immediate effect. As such, we now uniformly use the same name worldwide. Read more
SKYLOTEC and German Offshore Wind Guard open new training tower in Elsfleth
23/09/2014 Industry

SKYLOTEC and German Offshore Wind Guard open new training tower in Elsfleth

On the Maritime Campus in Elsfleth SKYLOTEC and the German Wind Guard have established a new training tower. At the 19 meter high tower section of a wind turbine there will be safety trainings for employees from wind energy companies. Read more

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