Energy Absorbers

OSHA mandates that the fall arrest forces on a worker not exceed 1,800 lbs. when wearing a full-body harness.

Gemtor, Inc. recommends that an energy/shock absorber be used whenever the possibility of a free fall exists to assure that forces are below the OSHA limits.

Energy absorbers can increase fall arrest distance by up to 42".  Make sure the available fall space permits the use of an energy absorber.

TB Series of Tie-Back Lanyards
These lanyards are specifically designed so that the webbing may be wrapped around an OSHA compliant structural support and the automatic locking carabiner can be “snapped” back onto the lanyard.  Features include; captive locking carabiner for tie-back or direct connection to anchorage, and dual layer, dual color design.  The black inner layer is made of high strength polyester webbing, the yellow outer layer offers additional strength, and helps protect the inner layer from abrasion and cutting. The contrasting colors help the user identify when the lanyard is severely worn. Meets OSHA, ANSI standards.

Model # TB1101L6
Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1 3/16" wide dual layer polyester web Tie-Back lanyard.  An integral #5155 locking snaphook with 3600 lbs. gate is supplied for attachment to your full-body harness and a captive automatic locking carabiner is fitted at the opposite end for attaching to a suitable anchor. 6 ft. length. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # TB1101LY6
Soft-Pack energy absorber with two (2) 1 3/16" wide dual layer polyester web Tie-Back lanyards.  An integral
#5155 locking snaphook with 3600 lbs. gate is supplied for attachment to your full-body harness and a captive automatic locking carabiner is fitted at each of the other two ends for attaching to a suitable anchor. 6 ft. length. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

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Decelerator II Series - Stretch Energy Absorbing Lanyards without pack
Features the convenience and ease of use of a rope lanyard and the OSHA compliance of an energy absorbing lanyard. An energy absorbing inner core made of polyester absorbs the arresting forces in the case of a fall while the polyester outer shell protects the core from damage and acts as backup. Model # 5155 locking snaphooks are standard on all decelerator lanyards and help reduce the possibility of accidental disengagement. Other snaphooks and connectors are available.  Meets OSHA, ANSI standards.

Model # D11ELZ6
Decelerator II Stretch energy absorbing lanyard with #3100 locking rebar with 2 1/4" gate opening on one end and #5155 locking snaphook at harness connection  end.   6 ft. Long, contracts to 4.5 ft. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Model # D11EL6 (shown)

Decelerator II Stretch energy absorbing lanyard with #5155 snaphooks at each end, 6 ft. Long, contracts to 4.5 ft. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # D11ELYZ6 (shown)
For 100% tie-off,  Two (2) Decelerator II Stretch energy absorbing lanyards with #3100 flat rebar hooks on two ends, #5155 on harness end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Model #D11ELYT6

Same except with #3131 forged rebar hooks on two ends, #5155 snaphook on harness end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

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Decelerator Series
Features the convenience and ease of use of a rope lanyard and the OSHA compliance of an energy absorbing lanyard. An energy absorbing inner core made of polyester absorbs the arresting forces in the case of a fall while the polyester outer shell protects the core from damage and acts as backup. Model # 5155 locking snaphooks are standard on all decelerator lanyards and help reduce the possibility of accidental disengagement. Other snaphooks and connectors are available.  Meets OSHA, ANSI standards.
Model # D1101L6 (shown)
Decelerator energy absorbing lanyard with #5155 locking snaphooks at each end. 6 ft. length. Also available in 4 ft. length (D1101L4) and 10 ft. length (D1101L10).
Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # D1101LZ6 - Rebar Hooks
Decelerator energy absorbing lanyard with #3100 rebar snaphook with 2 1/4" gate opening on one end, #5155 locking snaphook at other end. 6 ft. length. Also available in 4 ft. length (D1101LZ4) and 10 ft. length (D1101LZ10).
Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # D1101LY6 - 100% Tie-off (shown)
For 100% tie-off  Two (2) Decelerator energy absorbing lanyards with #5155 locking snaphooks at each of the three ends. 6 ft. length. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # D1101LYZ6 - 100% Tie-off, Rebar Hooks
For 100% tie-off  Two (2) Decelerator energy absorbing lanyards with #3100 locking flat rebar snaphooks at two ends, #5155 locking snaphook at harness end. 6 ft. length. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

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Soft-Pack Series
These compact, lightweight and durable energy absorbers are designed to reduce the possibility of serious injury by reducing the arresting force on a worker to less than 900 lbs.  The clear protective covering provides for fast, easy visual inspection. Model # 5155 locking snaphooks are standard on all Soft-Pack energy absorbers and help reduce the possibility of accidental disengagement. Other snaphooks and connectors are available.   Meets OSHA, ANSI standards.  CSA Z259.11-05 approved models available.

Model # SP1101L6
Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1" wide polyester web lanyard with #5155 locking snaphooks at each end.  6 ft. length other lengths available. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # SP1101L4 (shown)
Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1" wide polyester web lanyard with #5155 locking snaphooks at each end.  4 ft. length. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101LA6 - Adjustable Length
Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1" wide polyester web lanyard with #5155 locking snaphooks at each end. 6 ft. length other lengths available. (Adjusts from approximately 60% to 100% of ordered length)  Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101LY6 - 100% Tie-off (shown)
100% tie-off  Soft-Pack energy absorber with two 1" wide polyester web lanyards, #5155 locking snaphooks at each of the three ends. 6 ft. length, other lengths available. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101NYZ6 - 100% Tie-off, Rebar Hooks (shown)
100% tie-off  Soft-Pack energy absorber with two 1" wide polyester web lanyards with #3100 locking rebar snaphooks with 2" gate on two ends, #5155 at harness connection.   6 ft. length other lengths available.  Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Model # SP1101LYZA6 - Adjustable Length, 100% Tie-off, Rebar Hooks
For 100% tie-off  Soft-Pack energy absorber with two 1" wide polyester web lanyards with #3100 locking rebar snaphooks on two ends, #5155 at harness connection.  4.5 - 6 ft. adjustable length. Meets ANSI Z359.1

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101EL6 - Elastic with Pack (shown)
Expanding Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1" wide x 6' long polyester web lanyard with #5155 locking snaphook at each end.  Retracts to 4 ' when not under tension. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # SP1101ELZ6 - Elastic with Rebar Hook
Same as SP1101EL6 except with #3100 rebar hook with 2" gate on one end, #5155 locking snaphook at harness end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101ELYZ6 - 100% Tie-off, Elastic with Rebar Hooks (shown)
Expanding Soft-Pack energy absorber with 1" wide x 6' long polyester web lanyard with #3100 rebar hook with 2" gate on two (2) ends, #5155 locking snaphook at harness end.  Retracts to 4 ' when not under tension. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # SP1101ELY6 - 100% Tie-off, Elastic with Pack
Same as SP1101ELYZ6 except with #5155 locking snaphook at each end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP2215L6 - with Rope Lanyard
Soft-Pack energy absorber with " wide polyester rope lanyard with #5155 locking snaphook at each end. 6 ft. length, other lengths available. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP202L (shown)
Soft-Pack energy absorber with " diameter vinyl coated galvanized steel cable lanyard with #5155 locking snaphooks at each end.
 Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # SP202LY
For 100% tie-off Soft-Pack energy absorber with two " diameter vinyl coated galvanized steel cable lanyards with #5155 locking snaphooks at each of the three ends. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SP1101LD (pictured at left)
Soft-Pack energy absorber with locking snaphook at one end, D-ring at other end. 1' long.
. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

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SPx2 Series for Freefalls up to 12 ft.

For use during steel erection when the only available tie-off is at your feet.  These Lanyards will limit the fall arresting forces to within OSHA limits, but may require up to 60" of deceleration distance in addition to free fall distance and system elongation.  Often used with a sliding beam anchor or anchor sling.

Model # SPX11L6

Single leg, 6' long, # 5155 snaphooks on each end.  Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

Model # SPX11LYTA6 - 100% Tie-off, Adjustable Length, Rebar Hooks
Twin leg, 100% tie-off, 6' long, #3131 forged rebar hooks on two (2) ends, #5155 snaphhok on harness connection end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

Model # SPX11LY6 - 100% Tie-off
Twin leg, 100% tie-off, 6' long, #5155 snaphooks on each end. Meets ANSI Z359.13, A10.32

 

Styles available with a variety of snaphooks and other connectors.

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