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.