Supplying 65% of the world market.

RUD supplies 65% of the world's Tyre Protection Chains. By adopting new technology from long-established welding, forging and heat treating methods, RUD has developed superior tyre protection and traction chains that are essential in the challenging industries of mining, quarrying, scrap handling, steel making, and demolition.

Through continuous innovation and research, we have achieved superiority to exceed expectations posed by challenging on-site conditions.

RUD provides the best technical know-how, the highest quality, and the most comprehensive product range from open-cut and underground mining, quarry, scrap metal and forestry applications.

In Australia, we offer the right solution for every application from the Pilbara to Darwin, from Mt Isa to the Hunter Valley, with ongoing customer service support.


Our Tyre Protection Chains

Available with connecting ring diameters from 14mm to 23mm, RUD offers the broadest range of tyre protection chains. Whatever your application, RUD provides the best configuration of links and rings for you and your project. For your assurance, our experts will be on hand from your initial inquiry to delivery and installation to routine check-ups and on-call for the life of your chain.

  • Open Cut Mining Chains

    Reduce unplanned downtime of front-line production machines. In open-cut mining, where wheeled machines are used for stripping, loading, hauling and stockpiling, the operation’s profitability...
  • Underground Mining Chains

    The use of a Tyre Protection Chain in an underground mining environment greatly reduces unplanned downtime of front-line production machines, ensuring maximum time is...
  • Quarry Chains

    Mucky, slippery, and sharp surfaces are a huge obstacle for tyres. Quartz silica, dolomite, basalt, and granite are a few of the causes of...
  • Scrap Metal Chains

    Scrap metal and recycling sites exert huge stress on tyres and equipment. A daily challenge imposed on tyres and wheeled loaders are hidden hazards....
  • Snow Chains

    RUD rotation and snow chains from our non skid product range guarantee you the highest possible safety.
  • Forestry Tyre Chains

    Forestry tyre chains for extra-heavy off-road and forest duty. Get extra support when driving in the bush or forest with our range of forestry...