Constant Force® Post
The definition of constant force is “The mechanism used to provide a consistent method of absorbing mechanical energy and controlling tension within the system to a pre-determined Constant Force”. Latchways has taken the science of Constant Force and applied it to the fall protection industry providing an easy to install, reliable and cost-effective solution to rooftop safety.
Effective Load Control
The Constant Force post has an integral energy absorbing coil. In the event of a fall it will absorb the force generated.
- The integral energy absorber limits loads to 10 kN in the event of a fall.
- This allows the post to be fixed directly to the roof (top-fixed) without the requirement to attach through to the roof to structural steel or purlins. Specific fixings are used for each type of roofing systems.
- In the event of a fall, the posts deploy to absorb energy, leaving the roof panel intact. The structural integrity and weatherproofing are safeguarded.