Head Rush ZipSTOP™

Case study .

ZipSTOP™ is the world’s number 1 zip-line brake.

Developed in partnership with Head Rush Technologies the ZipSTOP™ has increased safety for participants in zip-lining globally, while lowering maintenance and servicing costs for operators. Designed and tested at our laboratory in New Zealand the ZipSTOP™ is a proven performer and has allowed Head Rush to dominate the international market.

““I would like to highly recommend Holmes Solutions to any firm contemplating a complex and technical design/engineering project.”
– John McGowan, President, Head Rush Technologies.

Our patented eddy current braking technology was modified and adapted to meet Head Rush’s requirements and the needs of zip-line operators. Through modification of the technology the team produced a brake that was unrivalled with respect to increasing user participation while lowering maintenance and servicing costs. The results speak for themselves with the ZipSTOP™ now the world’s number 1 commercial zip-line brake.

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