Liteflex’s environmentally friendly springs increase longevity, reduce weight and save fuel while providing better performance.
Engineering, Testing and
Liteflex is a leading provider of composite springs for the automotive and transportation industries.
Liteflex boasts vast capacity with more than 300,000 square feet of design and production space among five locations.
Save up to $487 per year, per trailer
SimilAir means less weight, less maintenance, and more savings!
Highest Temperature Resistance
Our materials and unique processes combine to create the market's highest temperature resistance for composite springs.
Class 8 Steer Axle Springs
A suspension alternative for tractor manufacturers that is up to 75% lighter than traditional springs and custom engineered to fit your application.
Weighs Less – Liteflex Composite Springs weigh one third that of steel, allowing for overall weight reduction, greater hauling capacity and improved fuel economy.
Lasts Longer – Liteflex Composite Springs do not rust, won’t lose strength with age and never sag, providing a fatigue life of five times that of steel springs.
Rides Smoother – Liteflex Composite Springs reduce road noise and vibration for a softer ride and excellent cargo and trailer protection.
Safety – Liteflex Composite Springs are more dependable, nearly indestructible and have a safety feature allowing for continued driving to a maintenance facility.
Reduces Maintenance – With no air bags, shocks, or leveling valves, Liteflex Composite Springs substantially reduce maintenance costs.
Proven – 21,000,000+ installations in vehicles around the world, Liteflex has been innovating since 1981.
Pohl Transportation switched our entire trailer fleet to Liteflex composite springs about 10 years ago as we found them to be more reliable, economical and operationally efficient than the alternatives. Given this experience, I would definitely recommend Liteflex composite springs to anyone looking to improve their operations.
President; Pohl Transportation
The weight reduction and long-term cost savings provided by Liteflex Composite Springs are impressive and I am quick to recommend it to customers looking for a lightweight option.
National Fleet Sales Manager; AXN Heavy Duty
Our trailers have run for over five years on Liteflex and continue running today without any problems.
President; American Carrier Equipment
Compared to air ride suspension systems, the SimilAir composite springs by Liteflex have reduced downtime, and maintenance costs. Stability and safety are improved as well.
Maintenance Supervisor; Keller Trucking
Specifically designed to SAF-HOLLAND's unique requirements, our composite springs by Liteflex have provided reliability, safety and a comparable-to-air ride quality in a mechanical spring system that weighs less and reduces lifetime costs.
Product Manager - Americas; Trailer Axles and Suspensions
Dibble Trucking has been using Liteflex Springs for over 20 years. We are currently running them on 70 of our MC331 LP trailers. The ride is comparable to Air Ride and much lighter than steel springs. Very impressive given the weight we carry and the miles we travel. Thank you for a great product! Ron Dibble President; Dibble Trucking
I'm getting twice the life out of my tires and can only attribute this to my composite steer axle springs. Thank you, Liteflex, for a truly great product! TR MacMurdo Yourga Trucking
We used to get 75,000 to 90,000 miles from our steer axle tires. Now [with Liteflex Class 8 composite steer axle springs], we’re seeing 200,000 to 250,000 miles before pulling tires. Orville White Sentinel
TareLite Trailer builds for hauling over unimproved, dirt roads and through rough yards for farms and feedlots. Despite this unpredictable terrain, the Liteflex composite class 8 steer axle springs on our Freightliner soften the ride and provide well-behaved, predictable stability – even at railroad crossings. Phillip Krienert TareLite Trailer
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Given the Liteflex composite spring’s advantages over traditional suspensions, manufacturer’s from around the world are taking notice. We export 65% of our U.S. production to points around the globe, including Germany, Italy, Sweden, South Korea, Mexico, Canada, China, Russia, India, Turkey, Poland, Argentina, New Zealand and Ukraine. Clients include GM, Ford, Chrysler, Fiat, Daimler, Tata, Mercedes-Benz, Iveco, Range Rover, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner, Navistar, and Hyundai, and others.
Having recently tripled production capacity, Liteflex is using 3,000,000 pounds of fiberglass and one and a half million pounds of epoxy in current production, with a projected forecast approaching 1.8 million springs produced annually by year 2023.
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