RPI is constantly looking to reduce the stress on the firefighter while improving the overall safety of the firefighter. If we can reduce ounces, that eventually leads to pounds, which leads to more effective firefighters on the fire ground. So, in 2016, RPI released the RPI 1/23 Hook, our next generation hook following the original RPI Hook. The RPI 1/23 Hook’s design is similar to the original RPI Hook, but is about four ounces lighter than the original RPI Hook, and includes a wire gated hook tip to allow for easier tying off of the hook to a remote object.
The RPI 1/23 Hook can still easily be anchored directly at the window sill, can still be used with both a halligan tool and a 6’ NY Hook, but now allows for easier tie-off when used in anchoring around an object by simply wrapping the tip of the hook and allowing the wire gate to close, preventing the rope or webbing from possibly sliding off of the tip of the hook.
At 8 ounces, the RPI 1/23 Hook exceeds the minimum breaking strength MBS of 13.5 kN (3034 lbf.) required by NFPA 2500 (1983), 2022 Ed.. The RPI 1/23 Hook is classified by Underwriters Laboratories.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the RPI 1/23 Hook will be donated to the Lt. Joseph DiBernardo Foundation.
RPI 1/23 Hook
Designed to function like a carabiner and a hook
Handle opening able to accommodate a halligan, 6’ NY Hook, and other normal hand tools.
Handle opening designed to accept a bight of rope to pass through and over the tip of the hook for rapid tie-off.
The rope can be wrapped around the tip of the hook and is held in place by the carabiner style wire gated closure.
7075-T6 Aircraft Aluminum
Made in the USA
Certification: UL Certified NFPA 2500 (1983), 2022 Ed., Anchor Hook “E”
Safe Working Load: 300 lbs. (136 kg.)
Weight: 0.50 lbs. (0.227 kg.)
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