Hendrickson introduces rubber suspension, ‘shockless’ suspension

Published March, 21 2013
Hendrickson today announced Ultimaax, “our next generation rubber suspension” for the severe service market, said Doug Sanford, vice president and general manager for the truck market. The product address the need for severe duty suspension around the 46,000-pound segment. Ultimaax has a “new flat bottom design for increased ground clearance,” Sanford said. With rubber suspension, progressive rate springs and walking (equalizing) beam technology, it enables improved ride conditions when loaded and unloaded, Sanford said. Ultimaax will be available in the fourth quarter in three capacities, 46,000, 52,000 and 60,000 pounds. Later launches will cover heavier capacities. Hendrickson also announced the launch of Zero-Maintenance Damping ride technology, the industry’s first “shockless” ...
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