Since its release in 2010, RUD’s ABA weld-on lifting eye offering users a safe, cost effective alternative to similar products on the market. The weld-on lifting device is manufactured in Germany, forged out of the high strength material CrNiMo, quenched and tempered and surfaced in phosphate for improved material strength and wear resistance The ABA is available in four sizes: 1.6t, 3.2t, 5t and 10t. This weld-on load ring has several safety features, including patented wear markings which provide the user a guide to know when the load ring is worn to the point that it should be replaced. The ABA provides full WLL in all lifting directions, standard 4:1 safety factor on working load limit (WLL), and no WLL reduction between -40°F and 392°F (-40C and 200C). Each ABA point is also electro-magnetically tested to ensure its integrity.
The ABA was designed to provide safer alternatives for businesses operating in higher risk environments. RUD said its customers had reported on the ABA’s ease and efficiency in welding, which saves them time in the field. RUD Chain Inc. is a subsidiary of RUD Ketten, a German-based company that has been specializing in chain technology for more than 135 years, and has been providing customers with heady duty swivel load rings and chain products for almost 30 years. The ABA is just one of nearly 300 ISO 9001 accredited rigging accessories and lashing point product. click here for more product information.