Load Handling System Trailer for the Canadian Army

Jul 19, 2018 Chris English

Link Suspensions of Canada and Mack Defense announced the completion of the 100th Load Handling System (LHS) Trailer, built for the Canadian Army’s MSVS – SMP Program. Link worked collaboratively with Mack Defense to engineer and manufacture a highly reliable and durable trailer that meets the Canadian Army’s exacting specifications. It is the most recent …

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WasteExpo 2018

May 9, 2018 Chris English

WasteExpo 2018 was an opportunity to hear about issues facing those in the waste collection business. Waste vehicles face unique challenges and severe wear and tear compared to many other vocational vehicles. The suspension needs to handle both on-and-off-road conditions as they navigate residential streets and the uneven terrain of waste collection sites. It was …

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Selecting The Right Fire Truck Suspension

Apr 18, 2018 Chris English

The Air link is an extremely robust and durable tandem drive suspension that provides excellent load equalization, superior traction and a smooth ride. It merges the load equalization of a walking beam suspension with the ride quality of an air suspension. Air Link minimizes the vibration from a rough ride that leads to cracks, breakages …

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Versatility Of The Link Swivel Ramp

Apr 9, 2018 Lynn Blake

NTEA highlighted the international attention the Link Swivel Ramp is receiving, with companies from Mexico and South America showing strong interest. The LSR90 has a 180° rotation for easier loading and unloading.

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2018

Apr 4, 2018 Tom Perez

Each year, Link Manufacturing connects with customers and explores industry trends at the NTEA Work Truck Show. The Work Truck Show showcases the latest and most innovative commercial vehicles, equipment and solutions the industry has to offer. Link showcased our line of newly-redesigned Self-Steer Auxiliary Suspensions along with the Link Swivel Ramp.

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New Self-Steer Auxiliary Suspension Outperforms All Others

Mar 7, 2018 Michael Hof

Link announced the availability of our redesigned family of self-steer auxiliary suspensions. It was a collaborative effort for engineering and manufacturing, who were challenged to create a new line of auxiliary suspensions with the reliability and durability that has become a hallmark, but also offer new features. Benefits include: Faster Installation, better inventory management, greater …

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Improve Tire Life And Fuel Efficiency With Cat's Eye

Nov 21, 2017 Jimmy Winslett

Installing the Cat’s Eye tire pressure monitoring system helps improve fuel efficiency and tire life. With an expected ROI of 3-6 months, installing one now can help take pressure off your budget. Designed for any vehicle that runs dual wheel combinations with a 60 PSI rating or higher, the Cat’s Eye not only lets drivers …

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Run on Less Drivers Exceed Fuel Efficiency Standards

Sep 21, 2017 Michael Hof

As the Run on Less event enters its final days of tracking seven fleet drivers’ fuel efficiency, many are waiting for the results. Despite reports of challenges the drivers have faced, Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation is still reporting fuel efficiency above 9 MPG. He is driving a 6x2 truck configuration which Link collaborated with …

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Run on Less Showcases Link’s 6x2 Auxiliary Suspension

Aug 18, 2017 Michael Hof

Run on Less was created to showcase the different technologies used to achieve the best fuel economy possible for Class 8 trucks. Seven U.S. fleets are participating, with Geotab devices installed in the trucks to measure key indicators including fuel usage, idle time, and cruise control usage. At Link, we’re a proud sponsor of …

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World of Concrete 2017

Mar 8, 2017 Michael Hof

Link Manufacturing is invested in developing new suspension solutions for the concrete industry. In January, we showcased our Air Link Tandem Drive Suspension, at World of Concrete in Las Vegas. This is a key event that allows us to immerse ourselves in the issues facing the concrete industry and better engineer suspensions that solve the …

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