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Escape Ladder

Supplier: Kidde Australia

Escape Ladder should be stored in sleeping areas where they are easily accessible.

Price Guide: POA

Escape Ladder

Kidde’s Emergency Escape Ladder can assist your escape from a building that may be on fire. It is available in two lengths for 2 and 3 - storey homes.

Fire Escape Ladders

  • Q) How many ladders do you have in your range?
    • We currently have one type of ladder but it is supplied in two lengths: 13ft and 25ft .
  • Q) What is the ladder made of?
    •  It is made of aluminium with a fire resistant webbing and has a 5 year warranty.
  • Q) What window ledge size does it fit?
    • The depth of the window ledge can be from 9” but no more than 11”.
  • Q) How fire resistant is the ladder?
    • Fire ladders manufactured after January 2000 meet the ASTM F21-02 “ Standard Specification for Portable Escape Ladder for Residential Use”. In the standard, Section 3.1.10 identifies the Heat Deflection Temperature requirement; “All materials that soften or melt by heat used in support components of the ladder including the rungs, rung supports, and hooks shall have a heat deflection measured by Test Method D648 of not less than 150 degrees Celsius at 66 PSI”.
  • Q) How strong is the ladder?
    • Kidde Escape ladders have been tested to 450Kg (204.5lbs) weight holding capacity but it is not advised to have more than one person on the ladder at one time.
  • Q) How many escape ladders should one home have?
    • Kidde recommend one per occupied bedroom.
  • Q) Should I try out the escape ladder?
    • Kidde recommend that all members of the household are familiar with how the ladder attaches to the window ledge but does not recommend that the ladder be fully unfurled.