Rud Chains Ltd
RUD Chains Ltd based in Whitstable Kent, is a subsidiary of Rieger & Dietz GmbH located in Aalen Germany. RUD is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of chain systems and components. For over 140 years the RUD group has been producing top quality chains and applications in accordance with our group wide slogan “Tradition in Dynamic Innovation”.
Our well established brand name RUD; stands for quality, technical innovation and know – how. Continuous research and development has enabled us not only to produce products meeting the highest expectations, but also adhering to top quality standards.
RUD is ISO 9001 certified and is renowned for its expertise in heat treatment methods – delivering high performance products to suit the most demanding applications. RUD are members of: LEEA: Lifting Equipment Engineering Association and the PSA: Production Services Association.
Our extensive range of lifting and lashing applications include both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. RUD offer over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding.
Components can be ordered to specifically meet your requirements as well as our standard product ranges. Our impressive range of sling and lashing applications guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads, a necessity in such volatile working environments.
RUD’s ICE Grade 12 is a revolutionary development in lifting. The Grade 120 ICE Lifting and lashing applications offer increased benefits of a considerable weight reduction in comparison to existing Chains Systems on the Market. Our products also offer a higher ergonomic capability, more efficient assembly and increased safety which is paramount when lifting heavy loads.
Our VIP and ICE applications meet the highest demands in all areas of applications for current and future Lifting and Lashing applications. Solutions can be designed specifically to meet your requirements, we are renowned for our problem solving skills and providing bespoke solutions to meet the highest demands in the business.
Innovative advances and quality of our products is imperative at RUD which is why as the first approved manufacturer from the German BG for Grade 12 chain, we are always looking for innovative ideas and designs to ensure we provide our customers with top quality products.
A defining element of RUD’s business strategy and vision is leading the field in technological innovation which we have done through our revolutionary RFID technology (Radio – Frequency – Identification technology). Our RFID technology enables you to track, identify, inspect and trace all your equipment replacing the old time consuming methods. RUD are one of the first manufacturers to embed RFID chips into our products.
Through our RFID technology, chain slings and the components can now be effortlessly and quickly identified without errors, and the Product Identification Number can be easily registered and managed like never before. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) continues to evolve as a major technology –reforming the way documentation and inventory management is done. Inspection and documentation of goods has never been easier. RUD are proud to have been nominated for a product innovation award for our latest RFID technology for The British Construction Industry Awards 2012.
As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lifting and lashing applications combined with our extensive range of products and knowledge in the market, we are confident in our ability to meet the demands of a wide range of projects.
For more information please call 01227 276 611