NOTICE: Astro Strap Keepers

Petzl has been advised by some training centres, that there is a sliding effect on the ASTRO ventral adjustment buckles. After investigation, Petzl has reported: ASTRO harnesses have been equipped with aluminium buckles, specially designed to remain smooth during adjustment in a dirty environment. In a clean environment (such as a training centre), with intensive […]

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NOTICE: Podium Straps Replacement

It has been brought to our attention that on the 2018 Podium (S071AA00), the suspension straps are not as described in the Technical Notice that accompanied the Podium when sold. The loops are intended to be large enough to permit a karabiner to be threaded through them, but in fact, this is not possible on […]

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2019 Petzl PRO Range sneak peek

Petzl have just released their sneak peek at the new items for 2019. Take a look and see what’s coming… Typically the Australian estimated Release Date is about 6 weeks after what’s listed on petzl.com as we need to get them here! Also keep in mind this is an estimated release date from France, and […]

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Petzl FACE2FACE Technology

FACE2FACE technology, to perform as a team. Not to outshine each other! The FACE2FACE function allows users to be face-to-face without blinding one another… Once activated, it triggers a sensor that detects other DUO headlamps within 8 meters and automatically dims the lighting if they face each other. The light returns to its original intensity […]

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Changes to the European PPE Laws

New PPE Regulation 2016/425: what’s changed? The 30-year-old PPE Directive 89/686 has been replaced by PPE Regulation 2016/425. The following FAQ contains more information on the impacts and rollout of the change. This will not directly impact the use of your Petzl gear in Australia, but it will change the appearance and content of the […]

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Petzl 2D (QR) Codes – Save time inspecting!

Did you know that all Petzl PPE products have individual serial numbers for efficient logging and tracking of your gear? You may have also noticed a 2D code printed on each piece of Petzl gear, it looks like a QR code. It’s not exactly a QR code, it’s actually a 2D Rectangular Datamatrix code and it contains […]

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The New RIG: Tech Tips Updated

As the RIG continues to advance, so have all the associated tech tips. Below is an overview of the latest updates to the tech tips for the RIG Primary uses for the new RIG and comparison with the old RIG This new tech tip sums up all possible uses for the RIG, specifying the performance […]

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NEW: The new RIG

In stock and ready to ship – the new updated RIG Primary uses for the new RIG and comparison with the old RIG This new tech tip sums up all possible uses for the RIG, specifying the performance tolerances for each type of use (weight limit, compatible rope diameters, standards…). For each use, a table […]

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