An introductory guide to our soft rigging equipment

A guide on the most popular soft rigging equipment for all your aerial needs!

Key terms:

WLL - Working Load Limit, the amount of weight the apparatus can safely take. This is usually measured in KG.

MBS - Minimum Breaking Strength / Minimum Breaking Load. This is the minimum load the equipment should break at. This is measured in kN.

More definitions can be found here on our Installing Aerial Equipment at Home blog.

Prodigy Aerial Sewn Loop Slings

  • Useful for short lengths and rigging yoga equipment.
  • Doesn't take up much space and can be attached directly to hammocks. See our blog on Yoga Hammock Rigging
  • Works well with our Prodigy Yoga Rig
  • Available in a variety of lengths from 10cm to 100cm.
  • MBS 24kN.

Buy Prodigy Loop Slings

Polyester Strop

  • Used for short lengths and long lengths. Excellent for rigging all Aerial Hoops.
  • Can be choked around a zero point hoop or connected to a carabiner.
  • Available in a variety of lengths from 0.5m to 4m.
  • WLL 2000kg.

Buy Polysafe Strop

Prodigy Aerial Polysafe Rope

  • Used for short lengths and long lengths. Excellent for rigging all Aerial Hoops. Useful as a low-cost Trapeze rope. Easy and comfortable to grip/hock.
  • It's a cross between a strop/spanset and a rope
  • Useful for all rigging situations where you will want to grip the rope.
  • Single rope means one side won't slide when grabbed.
  • Available in a variety of fixed lengths from 0.5m to 2.5m.
  • WLL 2000kg.

Buy Polysafe Rope

Prodigy Aerial Cottonsafe Rope

  • Used for short lengths and long lengths.
  • Excellent for rigging some Aerial Hoops (cannot be choked around a 0 point).
  • Excellent low-cost cotton Trapeze rope alternative.
  • Very easy and comfortable to grip/hock.
  • Useful for all rigging situations where you will want to grip the rope.
  • Available in a variety of fixed lengths from 0.5m to 2.5m. Colour choice
  • WLL 3000kg

Buy Cottonsafe Rope

Prodigy Dyna-Core Hanging Rope

  • Used for Aerial Hoops and Trapeze, best for the stage.
  • Easy to grip. Useful for specific aerial rigging situations, excellent with Prodigy's shackle Hoops and Trapezes.
  • Available in a variety of fixed lengths from 1m to 2m.
  • Colour choice
  • WLL 178kg.

Buy Dyna-Core Rope

Prodigy Dyna-Core Triangle Hanging Rope

  • Used for 2-point Aerial Hoops, best for the stage.
  • Excellent compatibility with Prodigy Shackle Hoops.
  • Useful for specific aerial rigging situations Available in 1 fixed length.
  • Colour choice
  • WLL 178kg.

Buy Triangle Hanging Rope

Prodigy Aerial 5 Loop Chain

  • Used mainly for Aerial Yoga rigging.
  • Available in 1 adjustable length.
  • Requires carabiner for rigging.
  • WLL 185kg.

Buy 5 Loop Chain

Prodigy Aerial 6 Loop Chain

  • Used mainly for Aerial Yoga rigging.
  • Available in 1 adjustable length.
  • Requires carabiner for rigging.
  • Long loop can be choked directly on.
  • WLL 185kg.

Buy 6 Loop Chain

Prodigy Aerial 10 Loop Chain

  • Used for highly adjustable lengths, short or long.
  • Useful for all rigging situations.
  • Available in 1 highly adjustable length.
  • Requires carabiner for rigging.
  • WLL 290kg.

Buy 10 Loop Chain

Worksafe 11mm Rope

  • Used for pulley systems and a variety of rigging with knots.
  • Available in a variety of highly adjustable lengths (per meter)
  • MBS 32kN.

Buy Worksafe Rope

Firetoys Staff