SKED Basic System Stretcher - Orange
The original and still the best solution for confined space, high angle or technical
rescue, and traditional land based applications, the Sked stretcher is a revolutionary
design which provides outstanding patient protection and security. The Sked
comes equipped for raising or lowering in horizontal or
vertical configurations in technical rope rescue, collapse incidents, caves, confined
spaces or helicopter operations. When the patient is packaged, the stretcher becomes
rigid. The durable plastic provides protection for the patient
while allowing extrication through the most demanding
confined spaces. The stretcher is rolled for storage in a tough
cordura backpack which is included with the system. The
system ships at 19 lbs. and comes complete for most
applications. Available in International Orange or O.D. Green for
military, S.W.A.T. and other tactical situations. Skedco will make
the Sked in sand color or white for desert or snow operations on special
Made in U.S.A.!
Each Sked Basic Rescue System comes complete with:
- SK-201 The Sked Stretcher - the stretcher is fabricated from a special plastic formula which is
both flexible and durable. Securing straps with steel buckles are sewn onto the stretcher through
brass grommets which contribute to the strength and durability. Sked is functional in the desert or
jungle. It will not break even at -120°F
- SK-202 Cordura backpack/Towing Harness - this durable backpack includes shoulder straps
and pockets for storing the Sked accessories when not in use.
- SK-203 Horizontal Lift Slings - a pair of 9,000 lb. tensile strength slings is provided for hoisting
the Sked stretcher by helicopter or other haul system in a horizontal position.
- SK-204 Tow Strap - this 6 foot strap with bronze snap hooks on each end attaches the Sked
stretcher to the backpack, changing the backpack to a useful towing harness. It can be used by one
or more people, in several configurations for towing the Sked. It is not to be used for hoisting patients.
- SK-205 Removable Webbing Handles - in addition to the four handles sewn permanently onto the Sked stretcher, four additional removable
handles are provided to allow the Sked to be carried by up to 8 rescuers.
- SK-206 Steel Locking 'D' Carabiner - a large locking 'D' steel carabiner is included with the system for attaching the stretcher to a hoisting
system. These carabiners are rated at a 9,000 lb. minimum break strength.
- SK-207 Vertical Lift Rope - for lifting in the vertical position, 30 ft. of 3/8" PMI kernmantle rescue rope, with a minimum break strength of 5,265
lbs., is provided.