Air-ride yoke suspensions

Tires and wheels | December 06, 2012

Ridewell’s RAR-240 series of trailer air-ride suspensions offers yoke mount suspensions designed specifically for use with Ridewell brand axles with Wabco PAN 22 air disc brakes. The suspensions also can be used with IMT’s axles with Wabco Pan 22, 19 or 17 ADB, or Haldex ADB.

The yoke trailing arm beam design allows the brake actuator to be placed under the tail without changing the normal frame transition geometry. This design is compatible only with Wabco PAN 22 or Haldex ADB.

The newly designed yoke trailing arm has a “banana beam” that allows the brake actuator to be tucked between the beam and trailer frame when brake actuator ground clearance and protection are critical. This design requires a more “squared-off” frame transition to allow clearance for the actuator.

Expanded Dayton tire line

Bridgestone Commercial’s latest line of Dayton truck tires consists of eight patterns that doubles the brand’s product coverage for small fleets and owner-operators in a multitude of segments. The lineup features expanded size and ply rating offerings and three SmartWay-verified options: • D510S: All-position on-highway tire recommended ...

Watson & Chalin’s steerable lift axles

Watson & Chalin’s Tru-Track 13K and 20K steerable lift axles for Freightliner and Western Star models incorporate the company’s quick-change ride height system. The vertically integrated Tru-Track 20K for truck and trailer mounts weighs 1,297 pounds and is designed for robust durability and added maneuverability; ...

ConMet’s brake drum

ConMet’s TruCast brake drum, based on the company’s TruTurn and CastLite brake drum technologies, is balanced for vibration-free operation and is designed to ensure optimum braking performance for heavy-duty truck and trailer applications. The 16.5-by-8.625-inch version weighs 116 pounds, and two 16.5-by-7-inch models are available, ...

Andersen Flaps’ wide-based splash guard

Andersen Flaps’ Eco-flaps aerodynamic splash guard line now includes an 18-inch-wide model that can be paired with wide-based tires. The splash guard’s design helps reduce wind resistance and excessive road spray by redirecting airborne water to the pavement rather than into a passing or trailing ...

Goodyear’s wide-base retreads

Goodyear’s fuel-efficient G392A SSD UniCircle and G394A SST UniCircle wide-base retreads are offered with the company’s proprietary UniCircle Technology, which features a uniform and balanced spliceless design that matches the shape of the tire’s casing, which helps extend casing life and mileage. The UniCircle manufacturing ...

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.

Poll

View Results