CLASS 8 STEER AXLE LEAF SPRINGS
COMPOSITE LEAF SPRINGS FOR TRACTOR OEMs.Liteflex is the only company in the world to successfully manufacture composite Class 8 steer axle leaf springs and has provided continuous serial production since 1994. Our springs meet current MVSS standards and are 50%-75% lighter than traditional springs, improving fuel economy and payload capacity. They are corrosion resistant and 3.5 times more durable than steel.
Liteflex has updated existing composite steer axle leaf springs to meet the new FMVSS 121 requirements. They feature our patented brake wind-up preventer (US Patent 9,016,705) to ensure safe and reliable handling during hard braking, and require no tooling costs.
Currently available on the Volvo VNL, our springs have also been noted to significantly improve tire wear for some drivers [See: Lightweight Composite Springs Double Tire Life]. They provide 50 percent more vibration damping to improve ride quality and feature a “drive home” capability in the unlikely event they become damaged. Liteflex Composite Springs are a proven option for manufacturers around the globe.
PROVEN TECHNOLOGY SAVES WEIGHT. With nearly 40 years of continuous production, Liteflex provides the lowest prototype costs and is fastest to production. Our proven process controls have the flexibility to run multiple designs and have resulted in a consistent defect rate of zero PPM! With significant capacity and comprehensive design and testing capabilities, Liteflex is ready to deliver superior quality suspension engineering and production services to your next vehicle design. Trailer and steer axle designs covered by US Patent 9,016,705.
MANUFACTURED SINCE 1981. Developed by the old Inland Division at GMC Materials Division, Liteflex has been family owned and operated since 2001. 65% Of production is exported to the global market, including countries like Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine. A few of the customers we’re proud to serve include:
Trailer Springs And More!
Liteflex also engineers and manufactures springs for the axles 53 feet behind you. Significantly less expensive than air and lighter and more durable than steel, our SimilAir springs are the proven choice for today’s short and long haulers. Click here to learn more about SimilAir composite springs.
READY TO ROLL?
Fleets, Owners and Repair Facilities can order upgrade and replacement springs here. Please fill in the information below to order your parts. If you have any questions, or are a manufacturer, please call Frank Lillie at 937-750-5344 for more information. Once your order is received, someone from our office will contact to you finalized payment and shipping details.