Rugged Controls has worked with Foss tugs to provide winch monitoring solutions for their tugboats involved in ship assist and tanker escort services.
Since 1994, Rugged Controls has worked with leading tugboat companies to provide accurate and reliable winch monitoring solutions for all tugboat/workboat applications .
Rugged Controls line monitoring program is a groundbreaking software/hardware package that tracks towline tension history over time and allows towing and ship assist operators to accurately monitor the usage and safe remaining working life of their synthetic or wire ropes. Rugged Controls Line Tension Monitoring software interface works with or without an LCI display to process sensor data and provide automatic, real-time tension tracking as well as an accumulated tension history of the specific rope being monitored.
Rugged Controls has worked with Crowley tugs to provide winch monitoring solutions for their tugboats involved in ship assist and tanker escort services.
Rugged Controls has recently developed a new rental fleet of tension measuring links, shackles, running line tensiometers, and data-logging equipment. This fleet of devices will measure line tensi