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Checkmate Fall Arrest Block FABX1 LE - Leading Edge Rated



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The Fall Arrest Block FABX1 LE offers all the same benefits as the standard FABX1, lightweight handling, excellent serviceability and exceptional performance with the addition of a leading-edge rating of 0.5mm or above.



  • INDEPENDENT BRAKE PAWLS - The two Pawls work independently of one another, this ensures a “fail-safe” capability if one should stop working.
  • LOAD BEARING STEEL CHASSIS - The internal hot rolled steel chassis provides a structural metallic core beneath the external protective housing.
  • BCS BRUSH CLEANING SYSTEM - The entry aperture has a pair of opposing brushes to minimise take up of debris into the device.
  • CARRY HANDLE ATTACHMENT - Optional shoulder harness and carrying handle are available which can be easily fitted by the user.
  • TACTILE HAND GRIP - The red handgrip on FABXLE blocks allows the user to easily identify the block as a leading-edge device.
  • LEADING EDGE RATED - After extensive research and development, the FABX1 has a horizontal edge rating radius of 0.5mm or above.
  • SEALED BRAKE MODULE - The Brake Module is sealed by the use of “O” rings which stops water or dust ingress affecting the brakes efficiency.
  • FALL INDICATOR HOOK - The ANSI gate rated swivel hook includes a fall indicator, which clearly shows if the device has been subjected to a shock load.


  • External Housings - PC/ABS High strength and rigidity UV stabilised
  • Drum - Polyamide 6 Glass Filled
  • Chassis - Hot Rolled Steel, Zinc plated black
  • Pawl Plate & Ratchet - Al Alloy T6 Hard anodised 
  • Pawls & Spindles - Stainless steel, hardened
  • Bearings - Polyamide with PTFE Polytetrafluoroethene
  • Shaft - Al. Alloy T6 Hard anodised\
  • All Fixings - Stainless steel
  • Swivel Hook - Steel, rated to 40kN 
  • Anchorage Connection - 2267Kg (5000lbs) gate rated steel swivel twist lock
  • Capacity - Galvanised Wire Rope - 10m/15m
  • Total Arrest distance - Max 2.0m
  • User Weight - 136kg (300lbs) when anchored above head height 100kg maximum (220lbs) when anchored over an edge
    • EN 360
    • CNB/P/11.060

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