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Link develops and manufactures a variety of suspensions and accessory products, specifically engineered to address the unique needs of commercial vehicles and equipment.


Considerations When Switching to a Steerable Lift Axle

Feb 11, 2021 Alan Kamies

The pros, cons, and laws driving aftermarket system or component specification decisions for heavy duty commercial vehicle axle configurations are many and varied. Maybe it’s a quest for bigger payloads that bring with them increased revenue, or maybe it’s the ever-changing patchwork of weight limits and bridge laws throughout the U.S. and Canada. The fact …

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New York Steerable Lift Axle Regulation

Mar 13, 2020 Chuck Boden

A 20k steerable lift axle will be required to comply with the axle requirement in New York and the lift suspension needs to carry at least 80% of any axle in the group of three and to get the max capacity on the track. Time is of the essence for those out of compliance and …

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2020

Feb 14, 2020 Tom Perez

Link will be exhibiting at the 20th annual NTEA Work Truck Show. We will be showcasing our enhanced 13.5K self-steer auxiliary suspension and versatile Swivel Ramp. The NTEA Work Truck Show runs March 3-6 at the Indiana Convention Center and Link will be set up in Booth #2019.

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New 52K Air Link Suspension

Nov 27, 2019 Joel Van Den Brink

With the introduction of our new 52K Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Suspension, there is now a better option. The Air Link Gen 3 combines an air suspension with walking beams to deliver high roll stability, superior traction, and a comfortable ride running empty or full. The overall ride is smoother, as the vertical …

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How to Easily Spec an Auxiliary Axle

Sep 13, 2019 Jimmy Winslett

At Link, we believe ordering an auxiliary axle should be easy. Everything from choosing the right auxiliary axle to the engineering of our entire family of self-steer suspensions is designed to make it easier and faster to spec and install.

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105K Triton Suspension For Off-Highway Vehicles

Aug 30, 2019 Bill Ott

Link’s Triton chassis suspension is unlike anything else on the market and is another example of Link’s ability to collaboratively engineer solutions to overcome unique challenges. It’s the only air suspension that’s capable of providing a 105K capacity with +/- 4 inches of articulation.

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Advantages Of 13.5K Self-Steer Disc Brakes

Aug 16, 2019 Joel Van Den Brink

The Link 13.5K self-steer auxiliary suspension with air disc brakes recently became available. Air disc brakes not only deliver better stopping power and reduced maintenance, but they also provide a more consistent performance, making them a better option.

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Cab Suspension For Premium Ag Equipment

Jul 18, 2019 Michael Hof

We’ve entered the era of precision agriculture. Driving at increased speeds over rough and uneven terrain puts the driver, and all of the sophisticated equipment under increased stress. When trying to mitigate the trauma for the occupant and electronics, the cab suspension becomes invaluable.

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Industry Best Lead Times and Responsive Customer Service

Jun 28, 2019 Aaron Tuschen

At Link, we’re proud of our industry best lead times, and hold ourselves to a 48-hour window on standard auxiliary and cab suspension configurations from the time the purchase order is received until the product leaves our facility. While special orders take a little longer, we strive for a five-day lead time on custom orders.

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Link Air Suspension Compared to Rubber Block or Leaf Spring

Jun 14, 2019 Neil Mardell

While all suspensions perform well when the truck is fully loaded, when partially loaded or without cargo, traditional rubber block and leaf spring suspensions will transmit every bump and depression. Occupants inside the cab will experience trauma to the body while mounted equipment will suffer stress cracks and jarring, increasing maintenance costs and decreasing vehicle …

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