Sterling FCX Escape Descender

Sterling Rope

The Sterling FCX descender is the most advanced self-rescue descender available to firefighters today.  The FCX offers superior descent control and over-pull protection.  

•    U.S. precision-machined 7075-T6 aluminum
•    Elevated side rails eliminate glove and sill interference
•    Click-to-neutral capability makes quick work of horizontal movement
•    Cam provides superior braking modulation for a controlled descent
•    Spring-loaded handle stays out of the way until needed
•    MBS: 3,035 lbs.
•    Weight: 7.8 oz.
•    UL Certified: NFPA 1983 Escape Device



Optional Tech Extension:

The Sterling Tech Extension Lanyard is constructed of a hollow-braid Technora cord for superior heat resistance and is available in 7" or 9" in length. The Tech Extension is used to help extend the descent device way from the harness and lower the center of gravity to reduce the possibility of the firefighter inverting when the system is loaded.

•   Length: 7" or 9” (factory instaled on descender)
•   MBS Rating (lb): 5,418
•   MBS Rating (kN): 24.1



Grouped product items
SKU Product Name Qty
HWFCX Sterling FCX Descender
FCXT7 Sterling FCX Descender w/ 7" Tech Extension
FCXT9 Sterling FCX Descender w/ 9" Tech Extension