The Tractel StopforTM KM is a manual fall prevention device that operates on 10.5 - 12.5mm diameter braided rope and is used for maintenance work on sloping or horizontal roofs. Designed by Tractel and delivered to you with a Best Price Guarantee by Lifting Equipment Store.
The Stopfor KM, which is the Stopfor K version allowing movement along the rope by intentional manual action on the device. Unlike the Stopfor K for which move along the rope takes place in accordance with the user’s movement, the Stopfor KM, with reinforced cam spring, stays in position on the rope so long as it has not been released by the user.
The Stopfor K product line (K – KS – KM – KSM) is made of aluminium. They are light weight, robust, ergonomic and compact. The Stopfor devices connect to all the harness fall arrest anchor points, either by a type M10 connector or by a short 30 cm lanyard. Installation of the rope is fast and easy: after removing the connector, the two side plates are pivoted to open and the rope is placed in position. To close the Stopfor, the two side plates are pivoted in the closing direction and the connector is installed and serves as a safety lock.
The Stopfor K product line is an innovative concept in fall arresters sliding on rope forming a lightweight, ergonomic and easy to use the system. The Stopfor devices of the Stopfor K product line will be replacing the traditional jaw type fall arresters which are heavy and which can easily block on the descent. The Stopfor K fall arresters provide the user with a new, enhanced level of comfort when circulating on the rope. The Stopfor KM, equipped with a reinforced cam spring, can only be moved along the rope by an intentional manual action of the user. For this reason, it should be recommended for roofers and carpenters working on steeply sloped roofs, on which the fall arrester allows them to maintain a chosen work position. All the Stopfor devices of the Stopfor K product line can be used as fall arresters on the Tractel 11 mm or 12.5 mm diameter ropes, in compliance with standard EN 353.2. , terrace utilisation option.
All the Stopfor devices of the Stopfor K product line can be used as lanyard tensioner-reducer on the Tractel 12.5 mm diameter ropes only, in compliance with standard EN 358.