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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Testing Center Supports Research, Development, and Quality

Years ago, Liteflex invested in developing its own internal testing center, housed within one of our finishing plants. The lab has been used to test new concepts and prototypes, evaluate spring durability over time, and revalidate parts every year. It routinely performs cycled jounce tests to verify Liteflex Composite Springs return to their starting position […]

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Composite Springs Carry the Weight for Automotive Armoring

DAYTON, OHIO – Perhaps more than most, the automotive armoring industry understands the capability-versus-weight conundrum encountered when producing armored vehicles. More threat protection means more weight. More weight means less performance and efficiency. That tradeoff constantly drives manufacturers and installers to hunt for ways to trim vehicle weight. Liteflex composite “helper” spring for Chevrolet Suburban Vehicle […]

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Better suspensions for golf carts, community cars, and future autonomous vehicles.

DAYTON, OHIO – Driving in all climate and terrain types, golf carts require an ability to ride softly for comfort and safety, with an appropriate amount of stiffness to accelerate, brake, and corner with confidence. These and other vehicles also require lightweight and compact designs to enhance efficiency and range. Composite leaf spring for golf cart […]

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Composite tire insert expands focus on safety.

DAYTON, OHIO – The Liteflex team understands that lives are literally riding on our equipment. That’s why we take safety so seriously when designing and developing new products. To that end, Liteflex recently engineered and successfully road tested a composite run-flat tire insert to reduce the hazards of tire blow-outs and failure. Inspired by patents for […]

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