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zipSTOP Benefits

Get the most advanced and reliable brake for your zip lines with the zipSTOP Zip Line Brake. zipSTOP uses Head Rush’s patented magnetic braking technology to comfortably slow zip line riders. The zip line brake then automatically resets for the next rider. The end results are happy customers, higher throughput, and an increase in your bottom line. There are many benefits to using zipSTOP as the primary brake for your zip line brake system:

zipSTOP Specifications

There are two models of our zip line brake: the zipSTOP and the zipSTOP IR. The “IR” stands for internal reduction and is a streamlined version that allows for a greater range of arrival speeds. Choose between the zipSTOP and zipSTOP IR based on the speed at which riders arrive at the end platform and the setup of your zip line.

Features zipSTOP zipSTOP IR
Capacity 15-150 kg (33-330 lbs) 15-150 kg (33-330 lbs)
Device Weight 19.75kg (44 lbs) 19.75kg (44 lbs)
Webbing Length 12.5 meters (41 ft) 20 meters (65 ft)
Mounting Configurations 1:1, 2:1 and Pivot Mount 1:1 and Pivot Mount
Rated Arrival Speed 0-36 kph (0-22 mph) = 1:1 reduction ratio
0-60 kph (0-37 mph) = 2:1 reduction ratio
0-60 kph (0-37 mph)
Webbing Specs Width: 20.8 mm (0.82 in)
Thickness: 2.5 mm (0.1 in)
Minimum Breaking Strength: 15.6 kN (3,507 lbs)
Webbing Material: Nylon/Spectra
Width: 20.8 mm (0.82 in)
Thickness: 1.5mm (0.06 in)
Minimum Breaking Strength: 15.6 kN (3,507 lbs)
Webbing Material: Nylon/Dyneema/Technora

The zipSTOP is the most advanced zip line brake available, but it is still just one component of a complete zip line brake system. Learn more about how to design a zip line braking system that is complete and meets standards of the zip line industry.

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