Stretcher Servicing – MacInnes Mk6 & 7

Rescue Base Repairs and Maintenance – MacInnes Mk6

Ordering a New Stretcher



Wire Strops/Harness

Destruction test results – 3 Leg Wire Strop

Mk6 and Mk7 Components

See images below for destructive tests of Mk6 and Mk7 components. In summary:

Mk6 Anchor ‘O’ Rings:               3656 Kgs
Mk6 New Centre U Bolt :          3620 Kgs
Mk7 Anchor/bed fixing:             1327 Kgs


Katie Stretcher (Provided FYI)

Centre D Ring and Components:
(3 Tests) 12.318Kn, 12.378Kn, 10.991Kn

Corner D Ring and Components:
(3 Tests) 11.770Kn, 12.855Kn, 11.41Kn


Changes to the Mk7 & Mk6 Stretcher 2012


Scottish Mountain Rescue, formerly known as The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland, is a registered Scottish Charity – number SC045003