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How reducing weight can impact your fleet

Drop a couple pounds and all of a sudden you’re more efficient and able to pull more weight. Of course, we’re talking about making trucks lighter. The idea behind spec’ing specialized, lighter-weight components is to find a balance between fuel efficiency and increased load capacity, without sacrificing the tractor’s strength. After labor costs, fuel is

SAF-Holland ADZ on KW Chassis 7
Truck air suspension ride height measurement procedure tips

To check the current ride height of suspensions, SAF-Holland recommends the following steps.

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SAF-HOLLAND features new CBXy Series of yoke mount air suspension axle systems

SAF-HOLLAND, manufacturer of suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear, introduces the industry’s first integrated Yoke Mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series. The new CBXy yoke mount model is designed to work in conjunction with the low profile CBXu underslung model. The yoke mount allows for load equalization, and is specially designed for lowboy

SAF-HOLLAND CBXy Series air suspension axle systems
SAF-HOLLAND highlights SAF INTEGRAL air disc brake axle system with P89 wheel end package

SAF-HOLLAND, manufacturer of suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear, highlighted its new SAF INTEGRAL air disc brake axle system with P89 wheel end package, ideal for SAF air suspension systems. Designed with the fleet in mind, the P89 is a durable, long-life system that is easily maintained, according to the company. The P89 accommodates up

SAF INTEGRAL Air Disc Brake Axle Brake P89 Wheel End
SAF-Holland booth tour with Bill Hicks at MATS 2014

At the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show, SAF-Holland‘s Bill Hicks, director, product planning and market development, takes a minute to highlight SAF-Holland’s new P89 wheelend – a combination of the SAF-Holland disc brake and wheelend. If you’re at the show, be sure to stop by the SAF-Holland booth #34335, and visit the SAF-Holland website for more

Photos from the Work Truck Show floor

This week in Indianapolis, the Fleet Equipment staff took in the sights and sounds of the NTEA Work Truck Show. We’ve been posting the latest news as it was released at the show. Here we’ve collected a small sampling of the coolest equipment and booths on the show floor.              

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SAF-HOLLAND introduces auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension system

SAF-HOLLAND, a global manufacturer of suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear, announced the introduction of its 13.5k capacity, NEWAY LSZ auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension system. With a 17.5-inch package size, the LSZ’s design is a minimum of 4 in. up to 10 in. shorter than comparable lift axles, said the company. This design offers

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Pintle hook inspection procedures

The following steps are recommended by SAF-HOLLAND for inspecting a rigid-mount, air cushioned pintle hook, primarily used for double and triple trailer configurations using converter dollies, as well as straight trucks such as dumps that pull rigid tongue equipment trailers. The company recommends that you follow your specific pintle hook manufacturer’s instructions. For proper performance,

Stemco Brake Products partners with SAF-HOLLAND

Stemco Brake Products, manufacturers and distributors of braking systems featuring the Duroline patented Wave Process and steel Rome brake shoes, announces its braking components will be included with all SAF-HOLLAND suspension systems featuring included axles. SAF-HOLLAND is partnering with Stemco Brake Products based on its product quality and the features associated with the patented Wave

SAF-HOLLAND offers landing gear lifetime warranty

SAF-HOLLAND, manufacturer of suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear, announced that it will be offering a Lifetime Warranty on its HOLLAND Atlas 55, Atlas 65 and Mark V landing gear. The Lifetime Warranty covers defects in material and workmanship for as long as a customer owns the trailer, and is part of the 10-Year NoLube

Seven steps to properly prep fifth wheels for coupling

The following steps are recommended by SAF-Holland for preping your fifth wheel for coupling. However, the company recommend that you follow your specific fifth wheel manufacturer’s instructions. 1. Prior to coupling, you must inspect the fifth wheel and mounting. Perform and verify the following: Tighten loose fasteners; Replace missing fasteners; Repair/replace missing, cracked, or otherwise

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Handling the tough hauls: What you need to know about severe-duty drivetrain, axles and suspensions

Extreme loads are no match for properly spec’ed and maintained severe-duty truck models. Vehicle OEMs, in fact, list a range of applications for which they have specific models designed to meet severe-duty needs. Included are dump, concrete, crane, roll-off body, refuse, heavy haul, logging, oil and gas field service, utility, fire and emergency, snow plow

Tough Hauls severe-duty drivetrain, axles and suspensions