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Knowledge Base

Expertise for the vertical world - at first hand!

We want to share the knowledge we have gained as pioneers in the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art mountaineering equipment through product development, numerous laboratory and material tests as well as our own experiences in the vertical world. In doing so, we want to contribute to a world in which everyone who enters the vertical space is aware of the safety-related and ecological consequences of his/her actions.

Professional | Sport | Ropes
Rope basics: Braiding principles

Learn about the basic details of braided ropes and appreciate this unique and beautiful craft.

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Professional | Sport | Harness | Helmets | Ropes | Lanyards
PPE Basics: Do you understand PPE?

Here at EDELRID, we are frequently asked questions about our products and are often involved in various discussions with customers and consumers where it becomes obvious that the meaning, the relation ...

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Sport | Ropes
PPE inspection - how do I check my climbing rope?

Ropes are to be used. However, every use leaves traces on the rope. Therefore, before and after each use, the rope should be checked for possible damage. 

 

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Professional | Ropes
Static ropes - from fibre to rope

The raw materials: polyamide, polypropylene and polyester. Every rope is made up of ultra-thin filaments. 

 

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Professional
PPE vs. oak processionary moth caterpillars

All personal protective equipment (PPE) contaminated with poisonous hair from oak processionary moth (OPM) caterpillars should be thoroughly cleaned.

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Professional
Fall into two parallel shock absorbers

Fall arrest systems are used in a wide variety of configurations in fall protection. One of these variants is the use of a lanyard with an integrated shock absorber.

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Professional | Sport
Marking of PPE

Equipment can be individually marked to identify the owner on equipment items or to simplify attribution to the product data-sheet. 

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Professional | Ropes
Dangers for climbing ropes

Make sure you know your facts. To protect your climbing rope, it's important to be aware of the potential risks. Here are some of the factors that can seriously damage a rope.

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