Steer Axle Suppliers Focus on Weight Reduction

As reported by Transport Topics (at Steve Sturgess; Contributing Writer; September 8, 2017   Shaving off weight has become a central objective of truck component design, and nowhere is that “lightweighting” trend more apparent than on the front axle. Several suppliers have introduced lighter steer axles in recent years as part of a broader […]

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How Do You Reduce Trailer Weight? Try Cush’s New Hybrid Slider

Cush Suspension's patent-pending Mechanical Optimized with Air (MOWA) system, featuring Liteflex Composite Springs, will reduce trailer weight and improve safety.

Fleet managers, truck manufacturers and owner-operators are always looking for ways to reduce trailer weight. Now, Cush Suspensions has given them a new way to do it. In March, Cush unveiled its latest patent-pending innovation at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky. Their Mechanical Optimized with Air (MOWA) system may be the […]

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Visit Our MATS Booth and Learn About Composite Truck Parts

Attendees at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2018

Just a quick update for you today: the Liteflex team is in Louisville today for the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). About the Mid-America Trucking Show MATS is reportedly the largest annual trucking trade show in the world. It has been held in Louisville every year since 1972. The show typically attracts 75,000+ attendees from across […]

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Liteflex Epoxy Springs Leave 
Urethane Springs in the Dust. Literally!

DAYTON, OHIO – Liteflex springs enjoy the highest temperature resistance of any known composite leaf spring. Thanks to vastly superior epoxy resin and several unique manufacturing processes, Liteflex springs have a Tg of 165°C (325°F). That’s compared to an approximate Tg of 130°C (265°F) for urethane and other inferior materials. Plus, Liteflex is the only […]

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Heavy Traffic at NACV!

Trade shows can be exhilarating and exhausting and such was the case with this year’s NACV show in Atlanta, Georgia. We had a great time seeing old friends and meeting some new ones as well. Interest in our truck and trailer composite springs was tremendous and we look forward to delivering those components to many […]

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Seeking Truck and Fleet Operators For Research Participants

Liteflex is currently seeking truck and fleet operators to participate in a study of improved tire wear on vehicles utilizing Liteflex springs. Some customers have reported significant improvements in tire life and maintenance costs and we would like to verify these results in a scientific manner. Participants will have Liteflex Composite Springs provided and installed […]

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