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 round steel chains, producing top quality lifting equipment, 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 lifting product portfolio.
RUD is ISO 9001 certified and is renowned for its expertise in heat treatment methods – delivering high performance lifting equipment to suit the most demanding applications.
RUD retain an impressive product portfolio and have earned its global reputation as a leading manufacturer of high quality round steel link chains and associated components working across a vast array of industries.
RUD manufactures a range of lifting and lashing equipment that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting heavy loads. Offering over 600 different lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding covering a working load capacity range of 0.6 to 250 tonne.
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RUD sling and lashing systems guarantee safety when lifting and moving loads. Over 340 different innovative tested lifting/lashing points (welded or bolted), in conjunction with the RUD VIP and ICE lifting chains meet the highest demands in all areas of application of future-oriented lashing and lifting equipment.
Lifting chains can be used to safely and conveniently manoeuvre items around the workplace, across factories, or between raised working platforms. RUD chains are a particularly well-known brand of high-grade tempered steel solutions that provide added stability, great load capacities, and a long life for use in special environments. RUD Lifting products come in a wide array of specifications so that you can find the perfect chain for your company’s needs.
Our DLH Online collection of RUD equipment features essentials such as the durable, versatile RUD PP-S PowerPoint® Universal Connection - Metric Thread which rotates 360° and pivots 230° for maximum flexibility. This is your universal connection for a gambit of lifting requirements, such as ring assemblies, wire ropes, round slings, hook assemblies, and more with a thread range from M12 to M36. Careful design elements ensure added safety, with features such as triple-coiled, corrosion-protected double leg springs, and a reinforced hook tip to avoid handling damage and bending.
If you are in need of basic yet advanced design boltable lifting points, we recommend the RUD B-ABA, which is highly wear-resistant with a tempered base body and 4:1 safety rating against damage or breakage at work. These come with lifting capacities between 1,600 kg and 31,500 kg, so you’ll be able to order an RUD B-ABA point for all your special and day-to-day work applications. Plus, we deliver to your construction site, factory, warehouse, or offices to save you time!
With a durable RUD Welded Point, you and your team can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with quality international standard engineering and manufacture. We stock Welded Points with both pivot link and swivel lifting point eyebolts to suit your equipment, and hook plate eye lugs for even more working possibilities.
The RUD WPPH-VIP PowerPoint® Direct VIP Chain Connection For Welding can be loaded from any angle for straightforward and convenient pivoting and swiveling. With pink powder coated components, all chain connections in this range are easy to identify and keep track of in the busiest work places, and these direct connections all comply with 2006/42/EG machinery directives for guaranteed peace of mind. Their compact designs make them ideal connections for linking construction crossbars and more.
Eager to expand your collection of RUD Lifting Equipment and Chains? Want more details about our superb hoisting, winching, and material handling DLH Online equipment? Why not get the answers straight from our sales team themselves when you call, email, or chat to us online? We can happily discuss quotes, installation, product specs, customisations, and more and answer every one of your questions when you contact us directly, and we can give you further guidance on operating your equipment in an enclosed space or special setting. Because we’re here to help!
DLH Online is the main UK authorised distributor for Thern Inc., alongside being a top UK authorised distributor for the Columbus McKinnon Group (CMCO) who incorporate the Yale, Pfaff Silberblau, Steerman and Camlok brands. DLH Online is also the Main UK-authorised distributor for Eepos, Schilling, Erikkila and Codipro. They are also the exclusive authorised Master UK distributors for Lifts All Sweden alongside being the key North West (UK) authorised distributors for Crosby, RUD and Donati and Sumner.
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