Tag: Life Safety Rope

PMI® Extreme Pro™ with Unicore® Technology

Monday, May 5th, 2014

An incredible new PMI rope, Extreme Pro™ with Unicore® technology is the ultimate polyester kernmantle rope. Unicore® technology creates the ultimate bond between sheath and core.


Memorial Webinar for Steve Hudson

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Webinar Description:
This free, memorial webinar is a reshowing of a previous PMI Webinar presented by the late PMI President Steve Hudson. It provides insight on the proper inspection, care and maintenance of Life Safety Rope. In addition, we will try to answer the tough question of when to retire your rope.

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To Knot or Not to Knot?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Webinar Description:
Any knot tied in a rope will reduce the strength of the rope at that point – but how much? Should knots really be used in life safety applications such as fall protection, rescue, and rope access? This presentation will discuss a variety of knots and their efficiency, and will explore the question of whether it is appropriate to use knots in life safety ropes. Other alternatives, such as splicing, swaged eyes, and sewn terminations will also be explored.

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Life Safety Rope Selection

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
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Webinar Description:
This free webinar, presented by PMI President Steve Hudson, will be a workshop focusing on variations of ropes used for rescue and other life safety applications. We will discuss current trends and standards in the industry. Steve will outline desirable performance characteristics of rope required for different kinds of life safety use, including rope access, wilderness rescue, urban/fire rescue, water rescue, cave rescue and others. Steve will also provide a brief overview of the history of ropes used in rescue and information on ropes in use today, covering information on rope construction, materials and selection.

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