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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 40 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