Rescue descenders are used as friction brakes when descending a rope in a rescue situation, they are also known as rappel devices. The Fire Product Search rescue descender product listings include several different types used for rappelling, belay & vertical rescue manoeuvres with rope rigging systems, pulleys and karabiners. In mountain or cave rescue situations, your descenders must operate quickly and flawlessly which is why we proudly feature only the highest rated, highest quality specialist descenders from industry-trusted manufactures such as MSA. All of the descenders listed on Fire Product Search are of cutting edge design, hard wearing and made using the latest technological advances, innovations, and materials, which meet or exceed NFPA and EN Standards. Sourcing the most appropriate rescue equipment for use by firefighters in emergency situations can prove difficult that is why we provide an equipment guide with products from leading manufacturers around the globe. When it comes to finding the latest rescue equipment for your professional rescue team or crew choosing Fire Product Search makes that search easier.