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Secure Your Heavy Haulage with RUD Lashing Points

Posted 27/05/2024
Lifting & Lashing Points, RUD Group, RUD News, Drive Technology

Secure and reliable lashing points are critical when transporting heavy machinery and cargo. These critical components guarantee the safety of goods in transit and minimise potential damage and costs. In addition, appropriately secured loads significantly reduce the risk of accidents caused by shifting cargo, protecting drivers, passengers, and other road users*.

* If you want more details on the importance of load securing, including the NHVR Load Restraint Guide, read our 2-part article published earlier:

Part 1 and Part 2

The Importance of Secure Lashing During Transport

Imagine a scenario where a load shifts unexpectedly during transport in your heavy vehicle. Not only could it damage the cargo itself, but it also poses a significant risk of accidents for drivers, passengers, and other road users. This is why proper load restraint using certified lashing equipment, as mandated by the Australian Load Restraint Guide, is absolutely crucial.

RUD: A Global Leader in Lashing Solutions

RUD is a world leader in the lifting and lashing industry and offers a comprehensive selection of lashing points with capacities ranging from 3,000 to 32,000 daN. These lashing solutions cater to diverse sectors, including the lashing of heavy and large loads in cargo transportation, vehicle transport, railway operations, and construction equipment.

Uncompromising Quality and Compliance

RUD takes quality and compliance seriously. All RUD lashing points undergo rigorous 100% crack testing and adhere to the strictest quality control procedures. This ensures that you receive reliable and compliant products that meet the demands of heavy vehicle transport.

Flexibility and Adaptability for Optimised Loading and Unloading

Regarding efficiency, RUD's lashing points are designed for unmatched flexibility during loading and unloading operations. The compact designs with large eye diameters allow greater versatility when using different lashing equipment. The diverse welding surfaces enable easy and seamless integration into the truck or trailer chassis during the build process.

For instance, the RUD OPTILASH-CLICK system stands out for its versatility. It can be moved along the chassis, reducing the required number of lashing points. This translates to cost savings and lighter weight for your heavy vehicle.

Benefits of Choosing RUD Lashing Points

There are numerous advantages to incorporating RUD lashing points into your transport operations:

  • Multi-directional lashing capability: Ensures comprehensive load security from all angles.
  • Two-fold safety factor: Provides exceptional reliability against breakage for peace of mind.
  • Marked tensile strength: Lashing capacity (LC) is marked in daN for accurate load identification.
  • Smooth, rounded shapes: Minimises wear and tear on lashing equipment.
  • Optimal connection sizes: Delivers secure and efficient attachment for your cargo.

The RUD Lashing Point Range

To cater to various load-securing needs in transport, RUD offers a comprehensive range of lashing points, including weld-on and bolt-on options.

RUD Weld-On Lashing Points: 

RUD Bolt-On Lashing Points: 

Why Partner with RUD for Your Lashing Needs?

There are several compelling reasons to choose RUD for your lashing point requirements:

  • Unmatched Expertise: RUD brings decades of global experience and leadership in lifting and lashing technology to the table.
  • One-Stop Solution: We offer a comprehensive range of load-securing solutions backed by a reliable service network.
  • Optimised Shapes: RUD's lashing points are designed with rounded shapes and no sharp edges to minimise wear and tear on your lashing equipment.
  • Clear Markings: Lashing load specifications are marked for easy reference during loading and transport.
  • Custom Branding: RUD lashing points can be custom-painted to match the colour of your vehicle and chassis.

By partnering with RUD for your lashing point needs, you are guaranteed exceptional quality, superior safety, and efficient operation of all your load securing and lashing requirementsRUD lashing points are available through a network of Australia-wide distributors. If you want to know your nearest RUD distributor, email us or call us on 07 3809 1300.

Article copyright to RUD Ketten and RUD Australia. This information is accurate at the time of publication, and RUD Australia takes no responsibility for any errors, inadvertent or otherwise. Some pictures are for illustration only.

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