RUD Winter Range

October 23, 2012

RUD Chains Ltd winter range

RUD Chains Ltd is a leading supplier of chain systems and components is ISO9001 quality system certified and has been manufacturing snow chains and applications for nearly 100 years.

RUD’s winter product portfolio is impressive, including a wide range of snow chains, automatic snow chains to their revolutionary boot chains which all offer a high level of safety for maximum traction on snow covered and icy roads. RUD’s wide range of snow chains offers solutions for a variety of vehicles from emergency to commercial vehicles to name a few.

ROTOGRIP® one of RUD’s latest innovative designs is an automatic snow chain system which has been specially designed for emergency and commercial vehicles that must be able to travel during hazardous winter weather.

The versatile automatic snow and ice chain is deployed with just a flip-of-a-switch from the driver’s seat, while the vehicle is in motion. ROTOGRIP® enables emergency vehicles to reach their destination regardless of bad weather, a necessity in such a volatile industry, providing convenience and safety at the flip of a switch.

RUD Chains automatic system will reduce downtime and increase efficiency and safety in those         treacherous winter months. Simply switch on when the weather becomes dangerous and off when the road is clear of snow and ice. ROTOGRIP® has the ability to work as well in reverse as it does in forward, providing excellent traction at speeds as low as (3-4-mph) and is designed for a wide range of vehicles and suspensions.

ROTOGRIP® chain wheels are known for their excellent quality of materials and construction. All chain strands are made of case hardened alloy steel. Key advantages of the system are that it can be easily installed and requires little effort in maintenance. RUD supports all their products with an outstanding level of customer service and training.

ROTOGRIP is simply a push and go system that helps maintain high 999 response times, offers immediate safety at the flip of a switch and most importantly helps to save time and lives, getting you there when you need to be.

As well as their impressive snow chains RUD offers a comprehensive winter portfolio consisting of their latest revolutionary safety product the I-Sock.

The I – Sock is a revolutionary safety product that offers exceptional footing and traction on slippery and icy surfaces. It is extremely quick and easy to use and simply straps on to your boot. The great thing about the I-Sock is that it is very lightweight and easy to fit.

The I – Sock is suitable for a wide range of customers from the Emergency Services who need to be secure on their feet in the harsh winter months to ensure high 999 response rates, to the postal and delivery services to name a few. It offers maximum versatility, can fit to your shoe or boot and can be used across a wide spectrum of customs.

The I – Sock is made from a unique combination of textile and metal that offers excellent grip and traction on compact snow, slippery and icy surfaces. Due to the I – Socks large surface area on the boot it ensures that your foot gets more traction resulting in a higher level of footing for the user on snow and icy surfaces.

The I –Sock comes in a high quality, multi-functional packaging which you can easily store in your bag or pockets for swift use when need be. The benefits of the I-Sock are endless, a great feature of the product is that they do not need to be removed for driving, therefore offering that ultimate convenience factor.

According to the NHS in 2009/2010 there were 18,570 hospital admissions due to falls involving ice and snow. You can be safe and secure on your feet this winter with the innovative RUD I-Sock.

As well as the I – Sock, RUD has a large product portfolio ranging from the revolutionary automatic snow chain ROTOGRIP (safety at the flip of a switch) especially popular for the emergency services, to their broad ranges of snow, rotation forestry and shoe chains which help to ensure high levels of traction on snow covered and icy surfaces.

RUD will be exhibiting at stand number 147 at The Emergency Services Show 2012 showing a variety of their products.

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