News Archive for RUD Chains

RUD VIP Lifting chain offers extreme resistance to temperatures from -40°c to +300°c

RUD Chains Ltd is a leading manufacturer of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering more than 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding RUD have a wide product range to suit a variety of project requirements.

RUD VIP grade 10 chains, established since 1994, have worked across some of the toughest working environments. Although having the same chain diameter as grade 8 chain the VIP range offers up to 30% increase in the working load limit (WLL). The chain dimensions range from 4-28mm with a WLL from 0.6t to 31.5t in single leg and up to 56t in a 4 leg configuration with a balancer. Read more…

RUD ICE Chains unaffected by Hydrogen Embrittlement operating from -60°c to +300°c

Offer 30% reduction in weight than grade 80 chain

Innovation and product development is important at RUD, being the first manufacturer to be approved for Grade 120 chain you can be sure of the quality and design of our products and the advantages the innovative ICE chain has to offer.

RUD ICE chain offers various benefits to the user. Firstly the chain is not affected by hydrogen embrittlement; a lot of chain can become brittle and fractures occur due to exposure to hydrogen; however with RUD ICE chain this is not the case, the chain is unaffected. Read more…

RUD EASYLOCK Chain Fitting Systems Reduces Chain Fitting Time By 30%

Erlau, a major division and premium brand of the RUD group, are leading manufacturers and suppliers of tyre protection chains.  RUD are known in the industry for their commitment to innovation having worked alongside many heavy operators across industries such as; quarrying, mining, and recycling to name a few.

Installation and fitting of tyre protection chains is a dangerous and strenuous job that can easily result in injuries to the fitter and chains. The EASY-R-LOCK system has been designed to make the fitting process safer, easier and faster process.

EASYLOCK, is an innovative connecting ring that makes fitting chain tyres a much easier, faster and safer process. EASYLOCK comprises only two components, is easy to handle, ensures safe installation and reduces chain fitting time by 30%. Read more…

RUD Lifting Equipment & Manipulation Device for Safe Handling of Plant & Moulding Tools

According to the British Plastics Federation’s annual accident survey for 2013, it showed that 16.2% of accidents in the plastics recycling sector resulted from injuries whilst handling, lifting or carrying.

(http://www.bpf.co.uk/Health_and_Safety/Accident_Survey.aspx)

Handling of heavy plant and injection moulding tools can easily result in damages to the tools and injuries to the operator. Failure to use the correct equipment not only endangers the operator but can end up costing the business due to damaged tools. Read more…

RUD Lifting Applications for the Armed Forces Worldwide: On Land, Sea and Air

RUD Chains is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, producing top quality chain components and systems for a wide variety of markets and applications. Operating for over 140 years you can be confident in the quality and expertise of the RUD product portfolio.

RUD are known as a leading manufacturer of chain systems and components to the Armed Forces Worldwide: On Land, Sea and Air, RUD Military Technology is meeting the specific needs of the world’s defence forces. Read more…

Reduce operating costs, decrease downtime & increase productivity

RUD have been producing and protecting tyres with their innovative Tyre Protection Chains for over 70 years, easily earning their status as a leading manufacturer and supplier in the industry.

RUD’s tyre protection chains use case hardened alloy chains linked in patented designs to provide a high level of tyre protection and traction qualities. Their chains offer three wear levels to provide a greater wear resistance, sharp edges on the outer surface to increase traction and multiple link designs to suit a wide range of aggressive and low traction surfaces. The designs and benefits vary to each project and specific requirements. Read more…

TECODS Conveyor & Drive Solutions for Maritime Applications

For moving, pulling, lifting, telescoping, pivoting, swivelling and more:

RUD Chains is a leading manufacturer of high quality round steel link chains. RUD round link chains are used across a range of demanding working environments, they show their strength across RUD’s conveyor and hoist systems to their well-known lifting and lashing means. As a response to the increasing demand from the industry for drive solutions based on round steel link chains, RUD has established the product group TECDOS®.

TECDOS® components and modules offers unrivalled solutions for a wide variety of maritime applications: for moving, pulling, lifting, telescoping, pivoting and swivelling. Read more…

RUD BULKOS Apron Conveyor Systems for Bulk Materials Handling

RUD Chains Ltd is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, producing top quality chain components and systems for a wide variety of markets and applications.

RUD’s conveyor and drive systems offers a range of product solutions to the bulk materials industry, they design, fit and manufacture complete conveyor and drive systems, such as bucket elevators and chain conveyors for bulk materials handling.

The transportation of bulk materials is a major challenge to ensure the availability of building materials when they are needed. System availability and reliability are often overlooked and quick solutions are used which only secures limited success. RUD has a wide range of experience across conveyor industries for fertilizer, potash, salt and cement to name a few. Read more…

Sideflex: Innovative Sidewall tyre protection for earthmoving machines

Sideflex provides a cost-effective solution to the problem of sidewall damage to expensive and valuable dumptruck tyres, for construction and mining equipment in particular earthmoving machines.

Anyone in the industry knows the continuous vulnerability truck tyres face to sidewall damage from haul road rock debris and accidental impact. Tyre protection chains would not be a compatible option; slowing the trucks down, raising fuel consumption, damage to tyres through blowout and delays in production time, a solution was needed. Read more…

Heavy Duty Lifting 85-200 Tonnes

RUD Chains Ltd is a leading manufacturer of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering more than 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding RUD have a wide product range to suit a variety of project requirements.

RUD’s wide range of lifting applications are used across a variety of working environments from offshore, heavy engineering and construction. Their products have been increasing popular across the offshore industry, due to their heavy lift capabilities of up to 200 tonne, and their robust resistance to corrosion. Read more…

Maximum Traction on snow & ice on your feet with the RUD I-Sock

RUD Chains winter product portfolio includes a wide range of snow chains, automatic snow chains to our selection of shoe chains. All RUD shoe chains offer a high level of safety for maximum traction on snow and icy covered roads

The RUD I-Sock is a revolutionary safety product that offers exceptional footing and traction on slippery and icy surfaces. It is extremely quick and easy to use and simply straps on to your boot. The great thing about the I-Sock is that it is very lightweight, easy to fit, robust and an essential safety product that offers maximum traction and safety on snow and ice. Read more…

Ultimate Safety with RUD Fall Protection Anchorage Points – Safety working at heights

RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. RUD is ISO 9001 certified and renowned for their expertise in heat treatment methods – delivering high performance chain products to suit the most demanding applications.

The PSA-Fall Protection Anchorage Points PSA-VRS (STAR-POINT) and PSA-INOX-STAR are not lifting points of the traditional type, they are designed as an anchorage point and used as an anchor point for personnel protection equipment. Read more…

RUD Chains Ltd Offshore Lifting Capabilities up to 200 tonne

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.

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. Their products have been increasing popular across the offshore industry, due to their heavy lift capabilities of up to 200 tonne, and their robust resistance to corrosion. Read more…

Travel Safe this winter with RUD Snow Chains

In many countries the use of snow chains during the winter months is compulsory. For mainland Europe there are snow chain regulations for all vehicles traversing mountain roads during the winter months. For instance, the use of snow chains across France & Italy is not mandatory; snow chains should legally be carried and used as instructed by the local road signs and regulations.

The UK does not currently have snow chain regulations; however do you want to risk your safety or the safety of others over the winter? Weather conditions can deteriorate quickly; snow and ice can appear rapidly turning an ordinary journey into a hazardous one.   Read more…

Improve Efficiency & Safety Whilst Handling Plant & Moulding Tools in the Plastics Industry

According to the British Plastics Federation’s annual accident survey for 2013, it showed that 16.2% of accidents in the plastics recycling sector resulted from injuries whilst handling, lifting or carrying.

Handling of heavy plant and injection moulding tools can easily result in damages to the tools and injuries to the operator. Failure to use the correct equipment not only endangers the operator but can end up costing the business due to damaged tools. Read more…

RUD VWBG Load ring

Suitable for loads that swivel & tilt: swivels 360 degrees and pivot 180 degrees

RUD offer a wide range of lifting and lashing applications, which include both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points. Read more…

RUD VLBG Load Ring

Turns Loads 360° aligned to the direction of the pull.

RUD offer a wide range of lifting and lashing applications, which include both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points. Read more…

RUD Lifting Points for Bolting – Safety in Lifting & Flipping Heavy Plant & Moulding Tools

RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding. Read more…

Heavy Duty Offshore Lifting Capability – RUD WBPG 85-200 Tonne Hoist Ring

RUD Chains Ltd is a leading manufacturer of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding. RUD have standard and tailored applications to meet your requirements. Read more…

Safety in Handling for Heavy Plant & Injection Moulding Tools

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Anyone in the industry knows the dangers of handling and turning heavy and awkward plant and injection moulding tools. Without the correct equipment, expensive tools can be damaged, resulting in tools having to be written off and the cost of damages to the business.

Not only is there an apparent threat to damaged tools, the danger to the operator handling heavy equipment is multiplied if the correct equipment is not used. Help ensure your operators safety and reduce the chance of damages to tools by using the RUD Tool-Mover. Read more…

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