TORONTO, Ont. — Hendrickson’s Zero Maintenance Damping (ZMD) technology was originally unveiled as a maintenance strategy, but equipment editor Jim Park says the trailer suspension also delivers a surprisingly smooth ride.
Western Star’s 4700 SB and SF models can now be fitted at the factory with a twin-steer front suspension from Simard Suspensions. Assembly lines will now pre-drill frames and relocate diesel particulate filters, diesel exhaust fluid tanks, battery boxes, and […]
Link Manufacturing has redesigned its self-steer auxiliary suspensions, now available in 8K and 13.5K capacities – as well as the company’s first 10K option. A 20 K model will be unveiled this year. Installation times are three to five hours […]
Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at a dual wheel assembly during a Level 1 inspection. There, they search for potential issues involving tire condition, spring hangers, fifth wheels and more.
Inspectors aren’t looking at fluid levels when they pop open the hood during a Level 1 inspection. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, discuss the search for major defects including the steering components, pitman arm, suspension, brake chamber and more.
Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, takes us under a tractor-trailer to discuss everything that enforcement teams are looking for when they climb onto a creeper and wheel their way underneath the vehicle.
SAF-Holland’s new CBX23 AeroBeam fixed frame air suspension – designed for weight-sensitive flatdeck and tanker applications — has been unveiled with a base weight of 465 pounds, offering what the company says is the lightest air suspension available.
Suspensions don’t need anywhere near the amount of maintenance they once did, but it’s time to get moving on a few maintenance practices.
WINNIPEG, MB – Company has been selling truck and trailer springs as well as suspension hardware since 1945.
SumoSprings are said to improve Ford F550 and Ram 5500 suspensions, boost load-carrying capacity, reduce body roll. And they’re maintenance-free.
Dana’s FrontRunner suspension is designed to handle higher brake torque, coming next year.
Ridewell introduces new FiberTech composite bushing
Hendrickson publishes 248-page updated parts catalog
The PRIMAAX EX air suspension improves durability for vocational truckers
Hendrickson introduces the VANTRAAX ULTRAA-K slider system plus a liftable forward tandem axle and a lightweight steer axle