The Latest on the Air Link Tandem Drive Suspension

The Air Link Tandem Drive Suspension is a heavy-duty suspension utilizing both air and walking beam technology to deliver high roll stability, low maintenance, and a smooth ride.


Successful Outcomes From CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Mar 19, 2020 Mike Leakey

Link Manufacturing, Ltd. attended CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show last week. The show is North America’s largest construction trade show. Held every three years in Las Vegas, this massive event features the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications in every aspect of construction.

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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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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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How Air Link Helps Construction Vehicles Outperform

Aug 16, 2018 Chris English

With on and off-road capabilities—from the job site to highway travel—Air Link offers the reliability and durability needed for multi-purpose construction vehicles. It does better than other conventional air suspensions for chassis that have a higher center of gravity because the air system is not a direct factor in the axle articulation. Because it requires …

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WasteExpo 2018

May 9, 2018 Neil Mardell

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 Neil Mardell

Both the Air Link tandem drive suspension and Atlas single axle suspension feature the unique combination of air spring and walking beam technology. The walking beam provides superior traction and high roll stability while the air springs provide a smooth ride. Air Link was designed for the most severe service applications. Atlas has carved out …

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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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Link Showcases Cabmate and Air Link at IAA Show

Sep 30, 2016 Michael Hof

Link Manufacturing, Ltd. showcased its line of cab suspensions and heavy-duty truck suspensions to a global audience at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, held in Hanover, Germany. ink displayed a variety of its leading suspension and chassis products for heavy duty and commercial vehicles, including Cabmate and the Air Link Tandem Drive Chassis Suspension.

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New UltraRide Ambulance Suspension

Jan 27, 2016 Chuck Boden

For the past decade Link’s UltraRide air suspension system has been the leading air suspension system for Type 1 emergency vehicles. Not only does it provide a smooth ride for ambulance occupants, it allows the vehicle to kneel so EMS personnel can load and offload patients, while quickly returning to ride height once the doors …

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A Look At Link Fire Truck Suspensions

Oct 14, 2015 Chris English

Air link is an extremely robust and durable tandem drive suspension that provides excellent roll stability, load equalization 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 and …

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