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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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 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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Link Innovation On Display At NACV

Oct 17, 2019 Michael Hof

We’re about two weeks from the kick-off of the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta. At NACV, Link will be celebrating our legacy as a leader in heavy-duty suspensions while showcasing the advancements we’re developing that will make the future of vehicle performance even brighter.

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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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Evolution of Internship Program at Link Manufacturing

Jul 31, 2019 Don Van Den Top

When Link’s internship program started many years ago, it was primarily a way to fill staffing gaps. While those students gained some real-life work experience, we wanted to adapt the program so it would provide a practical, real-world experience that connects what our interns are learning in school back to what they are doing in …

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