Gear Keeper tether for tools

Gear Keeper – One Tether for All of Your Tools!

April 13, 2020

Why bring the entire tool bag when just a tool pouch will do? When working aloft and applications move from requiring a single tool to multiple tools, Gear Keeper’s new RT4-5602 retractable tether is the only tether you will need. Simply attach additional inexpensive lanyards with female fittings to all tools needed for the project.

Gear Keeper tether for toolsSafely avoiding at-heights entanglement issues from multiple dangling tethers, the new low-profile RT4-5602 retractable tether sits close to the body and is designed for small tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, pocket-size torque wrenches… any tool weighing up to one pound. However, of significant importance, the RT4-5602 patented Quick Connect (QC-II) tool tether fittings offer fast/easy side release for quick change-out of tools. This permits technicians to use only one tether for any number of small tools. In addition to the tether’s ability to swivel in the direction of use, the RT4-5602 comes complete with a strong, impact-absorbing lanyard tool attachment and a secure locking carabiner user attachment via tool belt or fall-protection harness.

Safety is built into all components of this highly engineered retractable drop-safety system. Gear Keeper’s RT4-5602 side release retractable tethering system offers exceptional benefits of safety, productivity, accessibility and comfort for workers not available in other tethering systems. The RT4-5602 virtually eliminates arm strain and fatigue with a low-force 3 oz. extension up to 55”.

The RT4-5602 side release retractable tethering system specifications include; Stainless Steel Carabiner, Load Limit 16 oz, Extended Length 55”, Retraction Force 3 oz. and QC-II side release. The retail cost is $29 per single unit /10 packs are $27.00 per unit. For multiple tool use, additional Q/C-II Shock Absorbing Lanyards are available: 3-packs $14, 10-Packs $45. Additional quantity discounts are available by contacting the company. For more information about the new Gear Keeper RT4-5602 Retractable Tether — or any of the company’s other innovative tethering products, the full line of Gear Keeper’s tool and instrument tethers, lanyards and accessories call (888) 588-9981. You may also visit