Nov 2, 2021Jimmy Winslett
Lift Axles are a common sight on trucks when you’re traveling on the highway. Depending on what state you’re in, a heavy-duty truck could have anywhere from one lift axle to numerous. The biggest considerations when it comes to lift axles are Federal Bridge Laws and a State’s bridge laws. Bridge laws require that a …
Apr 30, 2021Lynn Blake
Let’s face it, work trucks do just that—they work. The people who operate them work too, but some have to work harder than others. Whether it’s a delivery truck or a service vehicle, removing something heavy from a cargo hold can be slow, laborious and unsafe. When moving freight, fleets are more prone to worker …
Feb 11, 2021Alan 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 …
Mar 13, 2020Tom Perez
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 …
Feb 14, 2020Tom 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.
Nov 27, 2019Joel 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 …
Sep 13, 2019Jimmy 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.
Aug 16, 2019Joel 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.
Jul 18, 2019Michael 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.