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Integrated Front Air Suspension and Steer Axle System

In the spirit of innovation, Hendrickson has developed the AIRTEK® NXT next generation air suspension system. AIRTEK NXT combines the STEERTEK™ NXT axle and air suspension technology with an advanced lightweight integrated clamp group design. Hendrickson’s advanced air suspension technology assists in protecting drivers from road irregularities and hazards, providing a premium ride. The new design is 65 pounds lighter than standard content to improve load capacity and help enhance fuel efficiency on Freightliner’s new Cascadia®


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Improved Ride and Comfort

  • Advanced air suspension technology assists in protecting drivers from road irregularities and hazards

Lightweight STEERTEK™ NXT Axle and Advanced Clamp Group Design

  • The box-shaped cross section resists horizontal, vertical and twisting forces more effectively than traditional I-beam axles which improves handling
  • Continuous beam architecture minimizes stress points for added durability
  • Weighs less than original I-beam and spring clamp group

Brake Compatibility

  • Compatible with drum or disc brakes
  • Accepts ¾ in. brake hardware

Reduced Maintenance

  • Durable rubber front and rear bushings require no lubrication
  • Premium kingpin bushings and seals provide enhanced protection from the elements to improve bushing life
  • Quick “snap” installation feature of air spring and “push-to-connect”air supply design provides efficient installation and removal of air springs and height control valves STEERTEK NXT comes with a standard 10-year, 1 million mile limited warranty*
  • Unique two-piece knuckle design eliminates the need to remove the kingpin to service the knuckle