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Steel Leaf Spring Suspensions

  • Hendrickson-designed springs provide a consistent spring rate for longer spring life
  • RTE extended leaf design provides a softer vehicle ride—empty or lightly loaded
  • Equalising beams distribute load equally between both axles for improved traction and lower the center of gravity for increased stability
  • Genuine Hendrickson springs are made from high-strength steel and are heat treated and shot peened for exceptional fatigue life
  • Durable high confinement rubber center bushes, standard on 18,000 kg (40,000-lb.) capacity, offer reduced maintenance for fewer rebushes over the life of the vehicle
  • Heavy-duty bronze center bushes are standard on 20,800 kg (46,000-lb.) to 23,580 kg (52-000-lb.) capacity suspensions
  • Transverse rod arrangement recommended for refuse or severe service operations. Standard with axle spacing of 1524 mm (60") or more.
  • Available with 1320, 1371, 1422, 1524 & 1841 mm (52, 54, 56, 60 & 72.5 inch) equalising beams
  • Optional shock kit available for improved ride