Specially Engineered for Fire & Rescue Vehicles

The Atlas™ chassis suspension is the ideal solution for aerials and pumpers to carry longer ladders and more equipment on a smaller chassis. The single drive axle suspension provides up to 35,000 lbs. of carrying capacity. Rest assured, the Atlas suspension was uniquely engineered for the requirements of fire and rescue market across North America. The robust design provides stability and mobility through tight corners and a smoother ride during high speeds in city streets.

Atlas is engineered from the ground up for the demanding life of fire and rescue vehicles. The suspension is designed with extra wide bearing surfaces to provide high yaw stability resulting in stable and predictable cornering. Each high-volume air spring absorbs road shock and vibration normally transmitted through the frame, thereby decreasing impact to the cab and load. Overall, the Atlas suspension offers safer onsite operation with dual height-control valves and integrated jounce bumpers for the safest, smoothest ride available.

But comfort doesn’t come as a compromise to durability. This unique design of Atlas suspension provides the carrying power and roll stability of a traditional steel spring suspension, without the uncomfortable ride – the ideal solution for both aerials and pumpers. Now you have the ability to match the demands of the most challenging emergency situations and not be left unprepared.

Features

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    Durable Trailing Beams

    The rugged box construction evenly distributes the load in order for maximum traction and maintained alignment. The trailing arms are designed without bearings and seals for minimal maintenance and wear points.

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    High Volume Air Springs

    High volume air springs offer low natural frequency to improve the body and aerial life of your truck. The system is proven to isolate of the chassis structure and driver from road vibration stress.

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    Dual Height Control Valves

    Dual height control valves maintain optimum vehicle ride height independent of the load. Each valve levels the vehicle side-to-side delivering high roll stability while reducing lean with uneven cargo.

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    Polyurethane Bushings

    Polyurethane provides a longer service life and minimal maintenance compared to rubber block suspensions. The polyurethane bushings do not require grease and the bar pin end bushing shims allow for easy alignment.

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    Control Rods

    The suspension is designed to have lateral and longitudinal control rods to create a parallelogram with the trailing beams. These control rods are designed to maintain alignment and give stable pinion angles through articulation.

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    Single Drive Configuration

    The 35K single drive axle configuration is the ideal solution for aerials and pumpers to carry longer ladders and more equipment.

  • Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association

    Member of FAMA

    Link is a certified member in good standing with the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association. We meet all the membership qualifications through 2020.

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