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How to measure and set truck air spring ride heights

Ensuring your truck’s air spring ride height is accurately set is crucial for maintaining optimal performance, longevity, and safety on the road.

ContiTech premium air springs connects globally under Continental brand

In order to harmonize brand presence for consumers, ContiTech premium air springs has announced it will officially transition to the worldwide brand name Continental. The change to a stronger, well-known name better connects to Continental’s technology brand, the company noted in a recent press release. The only change customers will see first-hand is the transition

Three air spring maintenance tips

Proper maintenance procedures will go a long way to ensure you’re getting the most out of your air springs. Here are three air spring maintenance tips to get you started.

ContiTech releases air spring system for trailers

ContiTech has developed an air spring system especially for the trailer segment. The system features an integrated damping function, which means that trailer axles do not require shock absorbers, the company explained, adding that it also helps to protect the cargo and improves the durability of the trailer components. The air spring system also helps

ContiTech aims to increase air spring market presence

ContiTech has revealed plans to increase its presence in the air spring aftermarket in the U.S.A. To that end, they will be showcasing products at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, Jan. 25 through 28. The company highlights the following benefits of their air spring range: Product range covers nearly every application on the

ContiTech develops air springs for extreme temperatures

ContiTech Air Spring Systems has brought two new types of air spring onto the market for its customers in Commercial Vehicle Original Equipment: Air springs from the Arktis series for use in especially cold areas; and high-temp air springs for use in high temperatures. The new air springs are meant to be able to withstand

ContiTech unveils new North American headquarters

ContiTech has unveiled its new North American headquarters, located in Fairlawn, Ohio, fully completing its acquisition of Veyance Technologies. ContiTech literally rolled out the red carpet at an event announcing the new name and branding of the Fairlawn headquarters, which has been the home of Veyance since its 2007 split with Goodyear, and will now continue

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Spec’ing the proper suspension support

A range of factors impact air suspension design, notes Reyco Granning’s vice president of Engineering, John Stuart. “One requirement showing no signs of diminishing is the ever-present demand for weight reduction,” he says. “If you had told me 10 years ago that the market required a 1,300-lb. slider air suspension, I would have said it

ContiTech shows off air spring system design at HDAW 2015

ContiTech air spring systems is focusing its presence at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas on its service, quality and product designs for the air spring replacement market. “For us, the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week is one of the most important events worldwide and is the ideal meeting place for in-depth discussions with

Spec’ing suspensions and lift axles to meeting bridge formula laws, improve durability

Enacted by Congress in 1975 to limit the weight-to-length ratio of a vehicle crossing a bridge and to provide a consistent way to determine the maximum allowable weight that any set of axles on a vehicle may carry on the Interstate highway system, the Bridge Formula has had an impact on axle and suspension design

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