Suspensions

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November 21, 2014

Is There A Set Time to Change Air Springs?

Type of service and wear, along with road damage, tend to establish any schedule, if that’s possible.

November 5, 2014

Simard Expands Twin-Steer Vocational Suspension Availability

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has partnered with Canadian-based Simard Suspensions to install and distribute Simard’s patented AMS twin-steer front suspension products in the United States and Mexico.

October 17, 2014

Hendrickson Schedules Suspension Training for November

The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled the next date for its heavy duty suspension training program on Nov. 18 -20.

September 5, 2014

Ridewell Announces New Lightweight Trailer Suspensions

Ridewell Suspensions is adding a series of 13,200-pound-capacity trailer suspensions to its RSS-233 product line, designed to reduce weight without sacrificing overall durability.

August 20, 2014

Western Star Offering ADZ Series Suspensions

Western Star is now offering SAF-Holland Neway ADZ series heavy-duty drive axle air-suspensions as an option for its 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.

August 13, 2014

Hendrickson Announces New Dates for Suspension Institute

Suspension manufacturer and supplier Hendrickson announced two technical suspension training sessions in September as part of the Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute.

August 5, 2014

Hendrickson Introduces Progressive Load Spring

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems introduced the Progressive Load Spring for Haulmaax vocational rear suspension system.

May 28, 2014

SumoSpring Solo for Ram ProMaster Vans

"Airless airbag" fills the gap left by the ProMaster's stock bump stop to smooth the van's ride and enhance control.

April 17, 2014

SAF-Holland Introduces Integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System

SAF-Holland introduced what it says is the industry's first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series, designed for lowboy and dropdeck trailers.

April 16, 2014

SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System

SAF Holland introduced its new SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package.

March 27, 2014

Softek NXT Lightweight Front Steel Axle and Suspension Introduced by Hendrickson

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the Softek NXT, a light-weight front steer axle with mono-leaf spring suspension.

March 19, 2014

Reyco Granning Offers Galvanized Subframe on the DM400

Reyco Granning has announced that the DM400 air ride van slider suspension is now available with a galvanized subframe.

March 13, 2014

Mack's Twin Y Air Suspension Wins TWNA Technical Achievement Award

TMC, NASHVILLE -- The Truck Writers of North America have named Mack Trucks’ Twin Y air suspension as the top technical achievement of 2013. The announcement and presentation took place Wednesday at an awards luncheon during the Technology & Maintenance Council's annual meeting and exhibition.

March 4, 2014

Meritor Expands Suspension Warranty Eligibility for Curbing Damage

Meritor Inc. has increased the warranty coverage for RideSentry MPA38 and MPA40 suspensions to now include damage to the slider box caused by sudden, accidental impact with a curb or similar fixed object.

February 26, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Find Out What's Revolutionary About the Mack Twin Y Suspension

Get a close-up look at how Mack's "revolutionary new tandem drive axle suspension," the Twin Y, as Equipment Editor Jim Park takes a Twin Y-equipped Mack Pinnacle through its paces at the now-retired Mack Allentown Proving Grounds in this Ultimate test Drive video.

February 21, 2014

Reyco Granning Offering Disc Brakes on Van Slider Suspensions

In recognition of the growing adoption of disc brakes on van and reefer trailers, all Reyco Granning van slider suspensions will now be available with both disc brakes and traditional drum brakes.

February 5, 2014

Trailers: Save Pounds By Looking Down

As fleets everywhere work on cutting fuel expenses, one strategy is shedding pounds anywhere they can stand to lose them. “Most fleets that are fuel conscientious are weight conscientious. The heavier the unit weighs, the higher cost per mile to operate it."

January 14, 2014

Ridewell Suspensions Announces New RSS-233

Ridewell introduces the release of the RSS-233, a steerable auxiliary lift axle suspension system that provides a balance of weight and price. This completely new suspension design includes a compact mounting envelope and an easy mount, adjustable hanger system. This suspension also ships fully assembled for efficient installation.

January 8, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Mack mRide Suspension

When people say something is "built like a Mack truck," they aren't just whistling Dixie. Equipment Editor Jim Park says the latest proof that Mack is still on top of its suspension game is the new mRide vocational suspension. In this Ultimate Test Drive Video, he evaluates the new suspension on a Granite dump truck.

December 2, 2013

Blaine Brothers Acquires Truckaline

Blaine Brothers, a Minnesota-based parts and service company headquartered in the Twin Cities area, has acquired Truckaline in Blaine, Minn. Truckaline specializes in full-service truck alignments, frame work and suspensions, including brakes and springs.

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