The CHICANE auxiliary braking device allows ZIGZAG and ZIGZAG PLUS mechanical Prusiks to be used on single ropes. It provides continuous additional friction on descents. The excellent compatibility of the CHICANE and mechanical Prusik as an assembled unit ensures smooth rope glide through the brake during ascents. The ergonomic handle provides excellent grip and facilitates movement while limb walking. Thanks to the openable side plate, installation is quick and easy.
An Am'D carabiner is recommended for attaching to the Petzl ZigZag. The H-shaped cross-section of the connector, together with the positioning ring of the mechanical Prusik, make the CHICANE and mechanical Prusik a compatible unit that ensures smooth rope glide through the brake. Made of aluminium, steel and nylon. The Chicane braking device is for semi-static ropes complying with EN 1891 A with diameters of 11.5 to 13 mm. Maximum working load 140 kg. Weight 255 g.