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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Production Ramps up for Tapered and Parabolic Leaf Springs

DAYTON, OH – Liteflex Composite Spring will be putting its patented (US Patent #9,016,705; Worldwide patent pending) tapered and parabolic springs into serial production beginning in March, with initial orders already approaching 200,000 springs for 2018. These industry-leading springs are crafted with our unique manufacturing process and utilize highly efficient production methods which have been refined over […]

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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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