Part 1 of a 2 part post.
RUD has been a manufacturer of lifting chains for more than 140 years which are used in chain hoists across the world. In the course of its innovative journey, RUD developed a drive system by combining high quality and accurately calibrated steel chains to fit into complementing sprockets called TECDOS.
TECDOS modules are suitable for high loads and can be installed anywhere. They are an ideal replacement for pinion gear and wire rope drives. The biggest advantage of the RUD TECDOS systems is their reliability to work under the most difficult conditions. TECDOS is used across offshore and onshore projects, ports, jetties, mining, hydraulic steel engineering, entertainment, steel construction and shipbuilding. It is also used to move roofs insports stadiums, swimming pools, spa pools or event venues.
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TECDOS OMEGA DRIVE
For linear or rotating movements
The TECDOS OMEGA drive with a loop angle of 180 degrees is suitable for both continuous linear and rotational movements. OMEGA drive is used in onshore and offshore projects to move cranes, align, and adjust loaders and to open and close cargo space covers on ships. When rotating, the OMEGA drive can also be used to lift and lower platforms, drive ferries, and extend telescopic booms and skidding systems.
The advantages of OMEGA DRIVE:
TECDOS PI-GAMMA DRIVE
For horizontal and vertical systems
PI-GAMMA drive system with a fixed 180-degree angle (PI) or a flexible angle of 90-180 degrees (GAMMA) is suited for horizontal and vertical applications. The PI-GAMMA pocket wheel block can pull the load along the round steel chain or move it to a different location.
Some of the uses of PI-GAMMA DRIVE are:
The advantages of PI-GAMMA DRIVE:
Continued into Part 2 for more TECDOS products …
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