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COMPOSILITE EX

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Next Generation Steerable Lift Axle

COMPOSILITE EX – the next generation lighter yet more durable steerable Lift Axle suspension system coming soon. A number of technological advancements enabled Hendrickson to take this concept from theory to the road. Inset lower beams help optimize lateral stiffness and eliminates the need for V-rods; zero-torsion rubber bushings provides increased bushing life and lower cost of ownership with less down-time; patented STEERTEK axle technology increases structural durability and bolt-on axle seats make for easier serviceability, while adding to lower cost of ownership. In addition the upper aluminum beams help reduce weight without sacrificing durability. A stellar 7-year structural warranty accompanies the COMPOSILITE EX. Expected launch date 4th Quarter 2018.

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INSET LOWER BEAMS

  • Optimized lateral stiffness
  • Eliminates the need for V-rod


WELD-FREE HANGER DESIGN

  • No welding on front side rail hangers minimizes stress risers
  • Flat hanger design allows for flexibility of bolt hole patterns


ZERO-TORSION RUBBER BUSHINGS

  • Provides increased durability and bushing life
  • Improves overall cost of ownership with less downtime


PATENTED STEERTEK AXLE TECHNOLOGY

  • Proven design on front steer applications
  • Weld-free axle connection
  • Increased structural durability and warranty coverage


TRADITIONAL TIE ROD with COIL SHOCKS

  • CTR Compliant Tie Rod option is recommended for tag applications


BOLT-ON AXLE SEATS

  • Easier serviceability for ride height changes or altering tire sizes
  • Less costly repairs — change seats, not axle
  • Lower cost of ownership