Sterling Rope PDQ2 Tower Emergency Descent System


The PDQ2 is Sterling’s lightweight evacuation and rescue system for use in all work-at-height environments.

The PDQ2 descent-control device and the 6 mm XTEC heat-resistant Technora® rope form the core of this system whose total weight is under 10 lbs. (for a 100 M system). The fully assembled kit comes ready for deployment, and packed into a durable, weather resistant carrying bag which allows it to be carried comfortably by the technician until needed. Custom lengths and configurations are available upon request.



Weight (lb) System Contents
  • PDQ2 Autolocking Descent Device, with anti-panic feature
MBS Rating (lb)
  • XTEC™ Rope with sewn eye termination
  • (2) Aluminum ANSI rated connection carabiners
  • Weather resistant storage bag

Key Benefits

  • Lightweight, easily deployable rescue system
  • Customizable based on rope length needs
  • Weather resistant bag keeps kit protected and carried comfortably

Certified to meet ANSI Z359.4

Additional information


328 ft (100 meters), 394 ft. (120 meters)




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