Axles

Axles

Adjustable Truck Lift Axle features 20,000 lb capacity.

Combining frame width and ride height spacers with slotted cross member, steerable PARALIFT(TM) system is available with adjustable ride height and frame width capabilities. Trailing arm beams are provided in single paddle, z-beam configuration, and zero-torsion, trailing-arm bushings eliminate bushing wind-up while allowing for single air spring configuration. For optimal maneuverability and...

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Chassis Axle serves intermodal applications.
Axles

Chassis Axle serves intermodal applications.

With 22,500 lb capacity, 5 in. round Hendrickson Chassis Axle(TM) features one-piece axle bar with hot-formed spindles and axle filter for internal venting. It has rigid forged steel spiders, and 16.5 x 7 in. brakes. Hardened machined cam heads, journals, and splines, plus oil-impregnated bronze spider bushing provide durability. Axle comes fully dressed with standard package including e-coated...

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Vehicle Suspensions

Ride Comfort of Hendrickson AIRTEK® or SOFTEK® Available on Blue Bird All American Buses

WOODRIDGE, Ill.- Hendrickson officials announce the availability of AIRTEK® integrated front air suspension and steer axle and SOFTEK® front suspension and steer axle on the Blue Bird All American Type D school bus chassis. With this latest release, Hendrickson now supplies suspension systems and steer axles for Blue Bird's entire Vision Type C and All American Type D school bus...

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Lift Axle delivers maneuverability with 28° wheel cut.
Axles

Lift Axle delivers maneuverability with 28° wheel cut.

Available in capacities to 10,000 lb, COMPOSILITE(TM) FBC self-steering auxiliary lift axle weighs 689 lb and accommodates 6- or 8-hole hubs for use with 17.5 or 19.5 in. tires. Featuring in-line air spring design, axle mounts in 23.5 in. packaging space, facilitating multi-axle configurations. Beams and lift plates remain parallel for proper wheel tracking and air spring life while stabilizer...

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Planetary Rigid Axles suit light/medium-duty applications.
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Planetary Rigid Axles suit light/medium-duty applications.

Series PRLC 124/144 features hydraulically actuated wet-disc brakes that are insulated from contaminants. Mechanical parking brake eliminates need for driveline brake by combining service, parking, and emergency braking in single unit. With axle capacity of 24,300 lb for lift trucks, Series PRLC 124 offers lift capacities from 7,700-11,000 lb. Series PRLC 144 has axle capacity of 35,000 lb and...

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Self-steering, Auxiliary Lift Axle has 8,000 lb capacity.
Axles

Self-steering, Auxiliary Lift Axle has 8,000 lb capacity.

Weighing 652 lb, COMPOSILITE(TM) FBC(TM) features in-line air spring design and offers 28° turning radius for maneuverability. It mounts in 23.5 in. packaging space to facilitate multi-axle configurations and accommodates 6-hole hubs for use with 17.5 in. tires. Beams and lift plates remain parallel, ensuring proper wheel tracking and extending air spring life. Stabilizer uses cover to protect...

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Vehicle Suspensions

Suspension Systems meet fleet user demands.

Spicer® SmartRide(TM) Family includes lightweight slider suspension for linehaul applications, plus RS50 slider and RF30 fixed suspensions for severe-service fleets in logging, bulk hauling, mining, and dump operations. Assemblies are available with Spicer TMS(TM) tire maintenance system, which automatically measures and maintains proper pressure. Spicer® D22SS self-steering trailer...

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Steerable Axles offer 9,000 lb capacity.
Axles

Steerable Axles offer 9,000 lb capacity.

Suited for trucks and trailers, COMPOSILITE ST(TM) 9K axles are used with 19.5 in. tires. They include 2.5 in. drop axle and aluminum cross member. In-line air spring design provides packaging space, measuring 23.5 in. from front edge of hanger to centerline of axle. Stabilizer uses cover to protect stabilizer rod from dirt and debris throughout travel. Zero torsion bushings eliminate bushing...

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Steerable Lift Axle features aluminum beams.
Axles

Steerable Lift Axle features aluminum beams.

COMPOSILITE-2(TM) measures 23.5 in. from front edge of hanger to centerline of axle. It provides 9 in. of lift, total axle travel of 13.5 in. and wheel cut of 28°. Bronze bushings at kingpin connection extend life of knuckle assembly. Stabilizer utilizes cover to protect rod from dirt and debris throughout travel. Zero torsion bushings spin freely to eliminate bushing windup. In-line air...

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Non-Steer Suspension suits pusher and tag positions.
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Non-Steer Suspension suits pusher and tag positions.

Series HLR-2 lift axle is offered in short-, medium-, and long-beam versions to fit space requirements of varying truck applications and configurations. It accommodates ride heights of 8-14.5 in. Short beam version measures 29.5 in., provides 7 in. of lift, and is rated at 13,000 lb. Mid-beam version measures 33.25 in, provides 10 in. of lift, and is rated 13,000 lb. Long beam measures 37 in., is...

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