The Air Link Gen 3 is the Ideal Chassis Suspension for Vocational Vehicles

Nov 27, 2019 Joel Van Den Brink

Now that it’s almost December, heavy snow and icy roads aren’t far behind. Municipalities and private fleets with vocational vehicles ranging from refuse trucks and dump trucks to cement mixers and fire trucks, will soon be looking to add chains to their tires to improve traction and safety. In many locations, dump trucks and refuse …

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Why Choose a Link Air Suspension Over Traditional Rubber Block or Leaf Spring Suspension

Jun 14, 2019 Neil Mardell

If you’re in the market for a new or used heavy vocational vehicle, you know for certain that your truck contributes to your overall productivity and bottom line. You also know the truck will take a lot of abuse, and likely understand that upgrading the chassis suspension can prolong the life of the vehicle and …

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Summer is Construction Season—How Air Link Helps Construction Vehicles Outperform on the Job Site

Aug 16, 2018 Chris English

Summer is the heart of the construction season throughout North America. Dump trucks, cement mixers, cranes and heavy haul trucks are running continuously to meet high demand and tight timelines. This heavier workload puts additional strain on the chassis suspension and can wear out components at a faster rate. Everything from the vehicle’s driver to …

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WasteExpo Attendees Discuss What They Need from a Refuse Truck Suspension

May 9, 2018 Zane McCarthy

I had the pleasure of attending the 2018 WasteExpo conference in Las Vegas at the end of April. With more than 13,000 people in attendance, it was an ideal opportunity to hear firsthand about the key issues facing those in the waste collection business—from grassroots haulers to billion-dollar companies. It was also a chance to …

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The Right Fire Truck Suspension Keeps Vehicles Out of the Shop and Maintenance Budgets Out of the Red

Apr 18, 2018 Luke Perry

Link Manufacturing has a long history of working closely with the firefighting industry to design fire truck suspensions specifically suited to the unique needs of those vehicles. Delivering on our commitment to collaborative engineering means creating a strong connection with fire truck OEMs and the brave men and women who use them on a daily …

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A Unique Perspective on Air Link Gen 3 and Link’s Suspension Solutions for Concrete Trucks at World of Concrete

Mar 8, 2017 Brad Weingust

Link Manufacturing is invested in developing new suspension solutions for the concrete industry. In January we showcased our latest engineering feat, the Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Walking Beam 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 …

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A Salute to Firefighters and a Look at Link Fire Truck Suspensions

Oct 14, 2015 Benjamin Langton

October is National Fire Prevention Month so we wanted to salute all the firefighters who regularly head toward danger and put others’ safety ahead of their own. Did you know firefighters respond to more than 30 million emergencies in America each year? While the exact nature of the calls range from fires to medical situations, …

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