To Avoid Corrosion, RDS Dock Systems Provides Stainless Steel and Aluminum Dock Parts Not Galvanized

Franklin NH — RDS Dock Hardware ( has the most complete line of easy-to-assemble, durable and affordable dock parts in the country. Unlike galvanized dock hardware, RDS dock parts are made from aluminum or stainless steel, to provide life-long, corrosion-free service in either salt or freshwater.  And while the latest fasteners for decks have been upgraded with additional hot dipped galvanizing material, it is primarily to stand up to the new types of pressure treated wood. They are still not appropriate as galvanized dock hardware.

They also offer innovative products such as stainless steel and aluminum dock and float ladders and the aluminum and stainless steel components to assemble a sturdy dock bench that will last a lifetime. Once the durable dock bench is bolted to the dock, the bench can be added in the user's choice of hardwoods, pressure treated wood or C-PVC boards

"Having loose benches or chairs on a narrow dock is simply not safe," said Chris Leuteritz, PE and the owner of RDS Dock Hardware. "They can tilt or fall when the legs get between boards. A non-stationary dock bench can also spill people into the water. Or, even worse, into a boat or other hard, stationary object," he said. 

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About RDS Dock Hardware

Unlike other manufacturers of dock hardware components who use cast iron or galvanized products, RDS Dock Hardware is produced from a solid aluminum casting manufactured out of the same alloy used by the U.S. Navy for use in marine and coastal environments.  The use of this alloy coupled with the extensive field experience that RDS possesses, translates directly into the quality and durability of their dock hardware, whether it's on a calm fresh water pond, or the powerful tides present in an ocean marina. RDS makes a complete line of floating and static dock hardware, including decking, framing and accessories. For information, visit

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