Height Safety & Rescue Ropes

Donaghys Response® range was designed with safety in mind to deliver the most responsive, reliable static descent ropes available.  They are characterised as supple for handling, coiling and giving superior feel and control when used with certified hardware in any abseil, belay or static descent application.    

Response LSK®, Response XT® and Response Rescue1® static braids are certified to Australian and International standards, ensuring peace of mind in any appropriate industrial, rescue or recreational sporting application.


Response XT Static Safety Line

Response XT® static braids feature a kernmantle, parallel nylon core with plaited nylon protective jacket.  Manufactured using a heat set pre shrink process to produce a braid that delivers lower stretch with high strength. Fully certified to ensure peace of mind in any abseil, belay, static descent or rescue application.

  • Fully certified to AS4142.3, ANSI Z-133 and EN1891
  • Responsive and reliable
  • Heat setting, pre-shrink process for lower stretch
  • Quick access and excellent knot holding
  • Features certification tracer thread, coloured year of manufacture marker with batch coding on every spool

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Response LSK Static Safety Line

Response LSK® static braids feature a kernmantle, plaited nylon core with plaited polyester protective jacket.  These safety lines are highly visible with distinctive colour and fleck options for easy recognition of size or exclusive pattern allocation by client.  The Response range of abseil and rescue ropes is certified to ensure peace of mind in any abseil, belay, static descent or rescue application.

  • AS4142.3, EN1891, ANSI Z-133 & CE compliant
  • Low elongation, high strength
  • Quick access and excellent knot holding
  • Features certification tracer thread, coloured year of manufacture marker with batch coding on every spool

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Response Polyester Abseiling Braid

Donaghys Polyester static abseiling braids are a double braid and firm in construction.  Polyester is a tough, abrasion resistant fibre with less stretch and shrink characteristics than Nylon.  This abseil rope is suitable for abseiling, belay, static descent and caving applications.

  • Available in natural with coloured fleck
  • Available in 10mm and 12mm diameter

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Response Rescue1

Response® Rescue1 static braid features a plaited nylon core with plaited protective jacket construction. This rope is highly visible to assist in rescue operations and is certified to Australian and International standards.

  • Highly visible
  • Supple for handling and stowage
  • Fully certified to AS4142.3, ANSI Z-133 & EN1891 standards
  • Includes internal year of manufacture and standards marker yarns

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Response Hotline

Response® Hotline braid is designed for use for access to areas with extremely high temperatures. Featuring a high performance KK Aramid cover which is more resistant to damage from sharp objects, abrasion and heat than all other types of LSK static ropes.

  • Treated and heat set for lower stretch
  • No strength loss when wet
  • Fully certified to EN1891 standards
  • Features certification tracer thread, coloured year of manufacture marker with batch coding on each spool

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Response Accessory Cords

Donaghys' offer a selection of general purpose Accessory cords to complete the Response® range of height safety, abseil, access and rescue ropes. These cords come in a highly visible fluro orange colour or black to suit your application.

  • Flexible construction
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Good UV resistance
  • Firm construction for holding and back off knots
  • 4mm to 8mm sizes

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To make an enquiry about this product please call 0800 942 006, contact your local Territory Manager, or fill out the enquiry form below.