Notes From Petzl

We met with Petzl to discuss current products and new products that are coming down the line. we are very excited for the future and expect nothing but great things. Here are some of the updates from Petzl:

 

  • Updates to the Vertex and the introduction of the Strato Line

    • Easy clip in faceshield (Vertex)
    • Visor Protector (Vertex)
    • Storage bag for helmet accessories in protector bag
    • Custom Printing and Stickering available

 

  • I'D line Updates

    • Auto Locks
    • Anti-Panic System
    • Quick Clip 
    • Id Evac Launch (Grey Handle)

 

  • Harnesses

    •  redesign to the Avao and the Avao BOD Fast

      • larger but thinner waste line helps for breathability and faster drying

      • Easier adjustments

      • 6 Gear loops 

    • Introduction of ASTRO Bod Fast

      • Integrates lanyard, ventral rope clamp, and seat

      • two different verions 

        • European version

        • international Version (USA) (NFPA,ANSI)

      • more hyper foam, which is much stiffer, but also more supportive over time 

      • Podium Seat for prolonged Suspension

 

  • BmD

    • Greater front and lateral Gate strength
    • Triple Action
    • Key Lock
    • Multiple Certs
    • April 1st Release Date

 

  • Asap Changes

    • 99% Geared toward Europe
    • Are compatible with the BmD

 

  • New XS Tool Bag

  • Jag Rescue KIt

    • Reversible rescue kit with JAG System haul kit with Evac Descender 
  • Pixa Upgrades in Lumens still same safety rating (Class 1 Div2)

    • New Adapt plate for helmet light mounting 

 

Our conversation ended with innovative talks between our instructors and the guys from Petzl. American Emergency Response Training would like to thank Petzl for taking time to come and visit us as well as feed us lunch. these meetings continue our education of their product line as well as that of the industry. Our insights as instructors in industry gives Petzl feedback and ideas for new products and making current products better.