Offshore Europe 2013: RUD exhibits new offshore products

Paul Boughton

RUD Chains Ltd is a manufacturer of high-quality chain components and systems, is ISO 9001 certified and retains a product portfolio delivering high performance chain products to suit the most demanding applications.

At Offshore Europe 2013, 3rd to 6th September in Aberdeen, UK, RUD (stand 4A161) will be displaying its range of lifting and lashing applications, offering more than 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding, used across a wide range of working environments.

As well as its lifting applications RUD will be showing its latest radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, being one of the first manufacturers offering the RFID chip embedded into an application.

RUD will also be displaying its range of conveyor and drive systems, known as TECDOS, supporting a wide variety of maritime applications. So far TECDOS has been used to assist opening and closing of flood gates, lifting and lowering containers, moving and swivelling port cranes, launching lifeboats to telescoping crane booms to name a few.

One of RUD’s latest innovations is the WBPG 85-200 tonne hoist ring for heavy duty engineering, uses for heavy engineering, offshore and construction projects.

The VLBS-U-LT 2,5t welded load ring another new innovation, offers a major distinctive feature operating to temperatures as low as -45°C suitable for many offshore, arctic offshore and specialised construction projects.

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