About

RUD Chain, Inc.RUD - founded in 1875 - has been a family owned company for over 100 years. The main factory in Aalen is one of the most modern chain production facilities in the world. RUD employees produce chains which are in daily use in over 100 countries.

The RUD brand is synonymous with high-quality steel chains for lifting, pulling and transport as well as for tire protection, snow and off-road chains. Over 500 patents both at home and abroad document RUD's innovative approach.

Over 135 years ago RUD started manufacturing high-quality forged chains. Today, the RUD Group offers comprehensive and innovative solutions based on a wide range of chain systems and components for a multitude of different applications.

You only feel safe if you know you can rely on your technical equipment. RUD has taken up the challenge: RUD chains satisfy the most stringent requirements.


RUD was the first manufacturer to receive H1 certification for high-strength, quality chains in 1953. RUD received the "Industry in the Environment 1968" Gold Medal in recognition of their innovative factory site. RUD received the first official approval in 1972 for the production of round steel chains to DIN 5684. In 1992 RUD was No. 1 for certification of the Quality Assurance System to DIN/ISO 9001. RUD was No. 1 in approval for VIP Special Quality in 1994. In 2001 RUD was the first chain manufacturer to receive the joint Quality & Environmental Management System certification to ISO 9001/ 14001.

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Product Catalog

Eyebolts
(23 Products)
Hoist Rings
(125 Products)
Hooks
(15 Products)
Eye Nuts
(44 Products)


Technical Articles

User Instructions for RUD Lifting Points (Material Handling and Packaging Services) 1. Reference should be used in compliance with statutory regulations (BGR 500) and installation to be carried out by competent and skilled persons only. 2. Before installing and use, visually inspect... (View Full Article)
User Manual for RUD Sling Chains (Material Handling and Packaging Services) Determined usage for lifting and transportation of loads 1. Selection of sling chains 1.1 The weight of the corresponding load must be known. 1.2 The center of gravity from the load must be known. 1.3... (View Full Article)


 

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