RUD Chains Ltd

Specialists in chain components and systems

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

RUD Lifting & Lashing Applications
RUD are a leading manufacturer of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding. RUD have standard and tailored applications to meet your requirements. Working across many industries from offshore to the MOD, their applications can be used in a wide variety of working environments.

RUD RFID Technology
Being at the forefront of product innovations is important at RUD; they have recently been able to offer their lifting applications with their RFID chips embedded into their products ensuring documentation, tracking and inspection of products are managed effectively and up to date.

RUD Conveyor & Drive Systems
From conveyor and drive systems to hoist chains, RUD have a solution and product to suit most environments. With their latest maritime application TECDOS is proving its worth across the industry. Providing drive and conveyor solutions to the industry through projects such as 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.

RUD also provide a wide range of conveyor & conveyor systems to the bulk materials industry known as BULKOS and to the energy production industries known as CRATOS. Whether you need to transport raw biomass to a boiler for combustion or are transporting bulk materials in power stations, RUD have standard and specialised conveyor solutions to fit specific project requirements.
RUD’s Latest Innovations
One of RUD’S latest innovations is the WBPG 85-200 tonne hoist ring for heavy duty engineering, used across the offshore, construction and engineering industires.

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 perfect for many offshore, arctic offshore and specialised construction projects.

Other RUD Products & Industries

Snow Chains, Traction Chains, Automatic ROTOGRIP & forestry chains
RUD offers a wide range of snow, traction, forestry, shoe and automatic snow chains which provides a high level of safety for maximum traction on snow covered and icy roads. RUD’s wide range of products offers solutions for numerous applications for a wide variety of vehicles.

Tyre Protection Chains
As well as snow and traction chains RUD are a leading manufacturer of tyre protection chains, having worked alongside many heavy operators across numerous industries such as quarrying, mining, and recycling and many more. They retain a dedicated approach to providing a complete solution to the companies they work with. Their main objectives are to firstly reduce operating costs, decrease downtime and most importantly increase overall productivity.

Lashing Systems, Lifting Devices and Non-Skid Traction Chains for Military Applications
RUD are a valued supplier to the MOD providing specialist and standard solutions for the Armed Forces Worldwide. On Land, Sea and Air, RUD Military Technology is meeting the specific needs of the world’s defence forces through innovative products from lifting and load securing equipment to snow and traction chains.

RUD Chains are leading manufacturers and suppliers of a large selection of chain systems and components, working across many industries and markets you can rest assured the expertise and innovativeness approach RUD deliver through their impressive product portfolio.


Units 10-14
John Wilson Business Park
Thanet Way

+44 (0)1227 276 611
+44 (0)1227 276 586