How the ‘Spider-Man’ restraint device works

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The 2.4 metre laser- guided Kevlar tether is fired, and travels at 195 metres per second

The device is aimed at a potentially dangerous person’s limbs or chest

Laser

The tether can be replaced in

seconds for multiple detentions

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The tether wraps tightly around the body of the target and does not inflict pain

Limbs of target are ensnared, allowing time to de-escalate a situation

Firing device

Cartridge

Barbed pellets

2.4 metre

Kevlar cord

Propellant

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The 2.4 metre laser- guided Kevlar tether is fired, and travels at 195 metres per second

The device is aimed at a potentially dangerous person’s limbs or chest

The tether wraps tightly around the body of the target and does not inflict pain

Limbs of target are ensnared, allowing time to de-escalate a situation

Laser

The tether can be replaced in

seconds for multiple detentions

Firing device

2.4 metre Kevlar cord

Cartridge

Barbed

pellets

Propellant