Weissenfels is a Business Unit of RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz GmbH u. Co. KG Over the past 30 years Weissenfels has earned a wide experience in mechanical engineering and metallurgy. Quality is the connecting line for all business processes beginning from sale, thru research and product development, until manufacturing and logistics. The deepest attention paid to the design, to materials research and to constant improvement of production systems, led to a total renewal of the range. RUD is a company certified according to UNI EN ISO 9001 -2008.


ÖNORM homologation

Weissenfels snow chains for passenger cars (classes N1, M1, O1, O2) are approved according to the Austrian standard (ÖNORM V 5117) which are also valid for the Italian Law (Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation - Decree of 10 May 2011). Weissenfels snow chains for trucks and buses (category N2, N3, M2, M3) are approved in accordance with Austrian standard (ÖNORM V 5119).


The European standard EN 16662-1 became operative in July 2020 for snow chains for passenger cars up to light duty vehicles in the whole Europe. All Weissenfels snow chain models belonging to these categories have been already tested and certified according to this standard in general safety and performance requirements.

TÜV certification

All Weissenfels snow chains are also TÜV approved, which guarantees both the monitoring of production system, the reliability, the quality and safety of the product.