This Australian designed and manufactured lowering device was the brain child of Bill Goddard. It was the first arborist lowering device of its kind in Australia.?The Friction Drum is the ultimate load management device for the professional Arborist. This device greatly changed the way tree dismantling is performed. It is the fastest and safest way to dismantle a tree in a difficult location. The Friction Drum is also proven to reduce take-down time by up to 25%.?Features include: ?
• Suitable for ropes up to 25mm.?
• Adjustable and consistant friction.?
• Load lock off function.?
• Tensioning and lifting function.?
• Black powder coated frame.?
• Easy installation and operation.?
• Working Load Limit of 12kN.?
• Industry recognised and field tested.?You can view the Friction Drum in operation at:?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk4GJ9dWqmw