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Rigid Rail Systems: Abseiling

Manufactured with high-grade aluminium and stainless steel components, the RAPTOR rail system delivers abseiling access for commercial and industrial roof-tops. 

The system allows free lateral mobility of the operator while ensuring safe and efficient maintenance. Provides access to facades and windows, and is suited to applications with a soffit overhang.

Key Features
  • Fall protection and rope access
  • Rigid rail beam allows fixing to lighter structures
  • Suitable for multiple users
  • Option for curved rail
  • Rail can be powercoated to suit
Scope of Use
  • Best suited to soffit attachment
  • Metal deck, side, or floor mounting
  • System can be curved to suit building design
  • Option for long span support
  • Suspended ceiling option
  • Suitable for multiple users


  • Typical applications include multi-level buildings with deep set windows or protrusions limiting access from a traditional roof mounted system such as sunshades or facade protrusions
  • Rope access requirement providing lateral mobility for the inspection and maintenance of building facades
  • Maintenance for elevated lighting and equipment in difficult to access locations
  • Fall protection for roof-top access and maintenance
Limitations on Use
  • Safe access must be provided for the operator when accessing the system
  • Minimum curve radius is 1.0m
  • Concrete anchors in tension need to be cast in or undercut to ensure no possibility of pull out

Working load limit:

  • Single person use — 180kg per trolley (user/equipment)
  • Maximum horizontal pitch for safe use — 3° (above 3° will require trolley stop device)
  • Support structure integrity, suitability and fixing method to be assessed and determined by a competent person prior to installation
  • Spans based on angle of rope line not exceeding 20°
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Raptor Rail for abseil use is designed to comply with Australian Standards AS/NZS4488, AS/NZS1891.4, AS/NZS1891.2 

Other Performance Attributes
  • PS3 certified
  • 10 year warranty
Datasheet: Raptor Rigid Rail Rope Access
Full Product Range

Camelspace have a nationwide branch network and are market leaders in Roof Access Systems — walkways, fixed ladders, guardrails, and hatches — as well as Roof Fall Arrest and Abseil Systems.

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