These questions came from potential customers and professional personnel dealing with safety. We hope you find them helpful and informative.
Q: How different DoublExit rescue system from other solutions?
A: The major differences –
DoublExit does not need any external power
DoublExit capable for various ways of installation locations
DoublExit allow the user to choose the way out by using the cable diversion wheels
DoublExit allow and capable to use the rescue cable with no extra anchored
DoublExit operate under consist rate of speed-1.0m/sec. ( the Natural walking pace of human being)
DoublExit system use an innovated developed rescue cable designed for this type of solution
Q: What is the approved descent height?
A: The DoublExit system designed for operation up to 300m of height but by the technical standards it approved for 150m (Because the minimum weight of 30 kg).
Q: Is the height of 150 meters is enough?
A: 94% of the buildings in the world are less than 100 meters in height and 98% of the buildings in the world are less than 150 meters in height.
Q: What is the approved load?
A: The DoublExit system was designed for operation up to 300 kg of weight but by the technical standards it approved for the load range of 30 kg to 150 kg.
Q: What is the cable ripping force?
A: The DoublExit cable ripping force is approximately 2,800 kg.
Q: Is it possible that a couple of people will be evacuated simultaneously in parallel from the same evacuation site?
A: Yes. Two adults or an adult and a child or two children could be evacuated simultaneously by the same system.
Q: Is the system a special suitable for the disabled?
A: Yes. By using a special harnesses developed for the "DOUBLEXIT” system.
Q: Is the length of the cable provided with the device constant or tailored for the installation?
A: The cable length that is provided for each system, is adjusted to the height and the location of each DoublExit system.
Q: What is the frequency of periodical inspections of the system?
A: The DoublExit system has a standard mark. The system is inspected once a year by an authorized technician. The approval is valid for a year.
Q: How is the system optimized for installation in office buildings?
A:The DoublExit escape system was designed so it can be installed at any suitable space available and in any type of structures and for different uses. Early professional assessment will be made of the number of people and number of systems optimal installation.
(Rule of thumb – Approximately 20 people for each DoublExit system).
Q: Which accessories are provided with the system?
A: The DoublExit system comes with the Escape system, storage and installation structure cabinet, 2 harnesses, cable, installation accessories, product literature, marking and labeling.
Some accessories are proposed to be purchased, such as: anti-smoke masks, overpressure respirators for children, escape axe, emergency lighting, uniquely designed harnesses, gel blankets, carriers for infants, and solutions for disabled users.
Q: Is the system’s descent cable fireproof?
A: The cable is made of a steel core coated with combustion inhibiting textile materials and withstands the standard. The rescue cable is fire retardant.
Q: In case of the building sprinklers system will be in use, the escape system is functional?
A: Yes. The escape system will be functional in wet environmental condition. The system was tested and inspected under extreme environment conditions of -40°c to 110°c in storage.
Q: If someone decides to descend from an exit that causes the rescue cable to meet friction points, how will the resulting friction affect the system’s operation?
A: There will be a certain effect on the descent rate, but the rescue cable manufactured with under extreme safety levels and meets stringent standards.
Q:How long can the system work continuously?
A:The DoublExit system was checked and worked for 12 hours continuously.