RUD tool separator protects molds, workers

May 10, 2021
Tecdos TS opens and closes tools gently, offers an ergonomic platform for assembly and maintenance.

Tecdos TS This tool separator from German manufacturer RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz GmbH u. Co. KG provides a safe and easy way to open molds gently and close them accurately, with controlled force and speed. Its precise motion protects tools from the damage they can suffer when they are not pulled open in a straight line. The tool separator features RUD Tecdos premium chain, and its mounting plate measures 4.3 feet by 4.3 feet. The Caldwell Group handles sales and marketing of RUD’s Tecdos products in Canada and the U.S.

What’s new? The tool separator.

Benefits Safe, ergonomic tool access. The mold can be simply and securely mounted to the tool separator, and the sliding surface is 1.2 feet off the ground, making it easier for workers to access the tool halves for assembly and maintenance work. A warning light and acoustic signal help protect workers, and an optional light curtain and guards are available.

Caldwell Group Inc., Rockford, Ill., 815-229-5667,