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RUD Chains manufactures a range of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. The company offers more than 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding, many of which have become increasingly popular across the offshore industry due to their heavy lift capabilities of up to 200 tonnes and their robust resistance to corrosion.

Maritime application

The WBPG 85-200 tonne hoist ring is said to be ideal for many heavy engineering, construction and offshore projects.

RUD hoist chain can be supplied to suit a variety of project sizes from 3 x 9mm up to 32 x 90mm.

According to the company, TECDOS, RUD’s conveyor and drive systems, have been setting high standards across the offshore industry due to their distinctive product features. RUD’s highly wear-resistant round steel chains that are used in the applications are extremely robust, offer three-dimensional mobility and have a high resistance to corrosion due to the surface coating applied to the chain.

The TECDOS application can be used across a range of maritime projects that involve the use of round steel chain drives. So far, TECDOS has been used to assist opening and closing of flood gates, lifting and lowering containers, moving and swivelling port cranes, launching lifeboats to telescoping cranes to name a few.

RUD Chains offer a selection of applications to the offshore sector, providing lifting capabilities from 50–200 tonnes, operational to temperatures as low as -45°C and more.

Rud Chains

RUD Chains Ltd, part of the RUD Group, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, producing top quality chain components and systems for over 140 years. They are ISO 9001 certified and are renowned for their expertise in heat treatment methods.

RUD Chains Ltd, part of the RUD Group, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, producing top quality chain components and systems for over 140 years. They are ISO 9001 certified and are renowned for their expertise in heat treatment methods.

RUD manufactures a range of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering over 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding which cover a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne.

They offer standard and bespoke applications to meet even the most demanding project aims and working environments. Their innovative WBPG 85-200 tonne hoist ring, is used for heavy engineering, lifting, across the offshore, construction industry and many more.

RUD are a well know manufacturer and supplier for a range of hoist chains used across industries such as offshore to the entertainment industry. RUD hoist chain can be supplied from the smallest size – 3 x 9 mm up to the world’s largest – 32 x 90 mm.

Innovation and product development plays a huge role across the RUD Group. RUD were one of the first manufacturers approved for grade 120 chain, known as ICE 120. RUD ICE 120 chain offers many advantages; offering a high resistance to crack corrosion according to to PAS 1061. The ICE chain offers a reduction of weight of more than 25% than the larger Grade 80 chain, making it easier to handle, environmentally and health and safety friendly.

RUD offers a range of RFID Radio Frequency Identification Technology, being one of the first manufacturers to offer the RFID chips embedded into our applications, helping to ensure an ultimate safety factor in monitoring and managing safe working product effectively.

Materials handling plays an important role across a range of RUD products, one of their latest products the Tool-Mover is becoming increasingly popular across plant and injection moulding environments. It offers ultimate safety to your operator, helps reduce costs to potentially damaged tools when handling and safely handles weights from 6.3 – 32 tonnes.

The RUD product portfolio is impressive; from conveyor and drive technology for bulk material handling, energy to the maritime industry. They also offer a wide range of Tyre protection chains for quarrying; as well as snow and automatic chains for commercial and emergency vehicles. The RUD Group also supply lifting and lashing chains, as well as non-skid traction chains to the MOD.

RUD offer standard and bespoke solutions to meet a wide range of project aims and working environments.

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