The Front Air Leaf Suspension has a lower spring rate for better isolation of road inputs and a 20 percent improvement in ride, while at the same time, maintaining the roll stiffness and handling performance of a taper leaf suspension. Additionally, the front air leaf uses four air springs to support up to 75 percent of the spring load. The front spring design has a wide, flat, lower leaf for good lateral stiffness and control and a stout upper leaf for improved roll stability and handling.
Additional Peterbilt Front Air Leaf Suspension features include:
• Lightweight components for in a reduction of 26 pounds compared to taper leaf suspensions;
• Ride height compatible with Low Air Leaf and FlexAir rear suspensions;
• Suspension weight capacity ratings from 12,000 to 13,200 pounds;
• Compatible with air disc or drum brakes;
• Field testing with over 4 million miles of real world conditions in Mexico, Canada, and the United States.
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