Rud Chains Ltd


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.

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Lifting & Lashing Applications

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 a vast array of industries from manufacturing, materials handling, plastics, heavy engineering, construction and offshore to name a few.

The RUD product range is extensive; their impressive WBPG 85-200 tonne hoist ring used for heavy engineering, construction and offshore projects is increasingly popular due to its heavy lift capabilities.

Their NEW RUD ICE-LBG-SR Super Rotation Load Ring is innovation at its best. The double SR ball bearing offers the ultimate solution for turning and flipping at high working load limits (WLL) without affecting the mounting bolt stability. It enables the load to rotate 360° in all directions under load. The advanced ball bearing technology is arranged in a double way which transfers the forces of the WLL into a rotation movement without jerks. Learn more about RUD lifting Points.


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Tool-Mover Materials Handling

The RUD Tool-Mover is an innovative handling device that offers safety in handling of heavy plant and injection moulding tools. The Tool-Mover provides a range of safety factors both to the operator and the tools being handled. It is equipped with a frequency controlled drive, which ensures an even and smooth drive from start to finish, and it can be stopped in any position securely even if power to the unit is cut.

The Tool-Mover does not need to be bolted to the floor; it can be moved to the appropriate location in the facility by a crane or forklift / pallet truck. It offers a handling weight range starting from 10t, 16t, 20t to our largest 32tonnes.

Improve efficiency and safety when handling your plant and moulding tools with the RUD Tool-Mover. The safety of your operator is vital; whilst reducing costs to potentially damaged tools when handling heavy goods from 10 – 32 tonnes.

The RUD Tool-Mover is used across a range of industries from plastics, packaging, plant, automotive, materials handling and manufacturing. Contact RUD for more information.



The RUD Group

The RUD group has an extensive product portfolio, they also supply a range of conveyor & drive applications for bulk materials handling, Tyre protection chains, snow and automatic snow chains systems to lifting and lashing applications for Military Technology. Learn more about RUD products.








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Contact Details
Company name
Rud Chains Ltd
01227 276611
Katie Crane
Marketing Manager
10-14 John Wilson Business Park, Thanet Way, , Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3QT