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Avoiding wheel end maintenance complications

Here are the unintended component service consequences that come from fixing related equipment.

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Hendrickson, Freightliner Trucks partner to launch Haulmaax EX truck suspension system

The Haulmaax EX suspension is designed to offer flexibility for trucks that operate in both on- and off-highway conditions.

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Motor Wheel rebrands Crewson automatic brake adjusters

Motor Wheel, a brand of Hendrickson, proudly announces the rebranding of its Crewson automatic brake adjuster product line under the Motor Wheel name. This change will be seamless to customers but aligns the brake adjuster products with the excellent reputation that the industry has come to expect from Motor Wheel and Hendrickson. Along with the

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Hendrickson partners with Tadano to produce Airtek NXT, Roadmaax products

The Airtek NXT front air suspension and dual steer axle system, along with the Roadmaax high capacity rear air suspension systems, are included as part of the chassis enhancements.

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Three heavy-duty trucking aftermarket trends and what they means to you

Hendrickson aftermarket support helps keep fleets rolling productively.

How the heavy-duty trucking aftermarket meets demands

Talking through the latest parts and technology trends impacting the aftermarket.

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Less weight, more strength: How composite spring suspensions apply both benefits

Stronger. Lighter. It’s the dichotomy that nearly all fleets chase when it comes to spec’ing new equipment. This lean, mean spec’ing strategy can boost efficiency and provide equipment longevity. When you think about suspensions for demanding applications, tried-and-true steel spring suspensions spring to mind. (Pun intended.) But what if there was another way–a suspension that

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Talking light weight suspension spec for electric trucks

The very nature of electric trucks being simpler, from a component POV, compared with their diesel brethren means that we tend to gloss over the equipment nuances. While the commercial vehicle segment is still wrapping its arms around electric truck applications, so too are we starting to understand the spec’ing strategies that come with an

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Complete equipment solutions that still tackle specific vocational tasks

Dump applications, flatbed and drop-deck hauls, dry bulk loads, pneumatic tank and liquid tank trailers–what do those applications have in common? On the surface, not much. Sure, it still involves a truck and hauling from Point A to B, but specialized applications often require specialized solutions. That can create a challenge for manufacturers and suppliers

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Wheel end commonalities that strengthen custom trailer solutions

It’s not easy to create commonality in specialized equipment. Specific trucking jobs often require specific trailering solutions. Flatbed hauling, for example, is a different vocational beast than refuse collection and even further from food transportation. Now consider a company like MAC Trailer that serves those segments with customized solutions. Any chance it has to create

Hendrickson’s HAULMAXX EX launched at Mack Trucks

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has partnered with Mack Trucks to offer the Next Generation HAULMAAX EX heavy-duty rubber suspension. The Mack TerraPro and LR cab-over vehicles are now available for purchase with the HAULMAAX EX suspension at authorized Mack dealers.     The HAULMAAX EX suspension’s equalizing beam distributes the load equally between both

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Top truck wheel end maintenance tips

Reducing overall heavy-duty truck maintenance costs plays into every decision related to wheel-end systems, noted Tony Ryan, national service manager–fleets at SAF-Holland. “For example, air disk brakes have a higher initial cost which is offset by reduced overall maintenance costs,” he said. “Premium hub/bearing/lubrication systems can reduce maintenance issues.” In general, the wheel-end maintenance needs

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