KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2009 ‘ Kenworth Truck Company now offers the Hendrickson PRIMAAX(R) EX suspension for vocational applications with the Kenworth T800, W900 and C500 models.
The Hendrickson PRIMAAX EX is a premium heavy-duty air suspension designed for the rigorous demands of vocational, severe service and heavy haul applications. The new suspension is designed to enhance stability, durability, reliability and handling. Key features include higher roll stiffness; optimized suspension geometry for increased roll stability and expanded applications; re-designed U-beam assembly, air spring, torque rod bracket, and frame bracket for enhanced robustness and durability; increased lift capacity; and no-lube, heavy duty bushings for reduced maintenance.
‘Kenworth continues to expand its suspension offering with quality products to help meet customer requirements in demanding vocational applications,” said Jason Skoog, Kenworth director of marketing planning and research.
Kenworth offers the Hendrickson PRIMAAX EX in tandem configurations rated at 46,000 lbs. and 52,000 lbs., and in a tridem configuration rated at 69,000 lbs.
For more information, contact your Kenworth dealer or the Hendrickson Truck Systems Group (630-910-2800 / www.hendrickson-intl.com.
Hendrickson, a Boler company, is a premier, global manufacturer and supplier of truck, tractor, bus and recreational vehicle suspensions and heavy-duty springs; trailer suspensions, controls and nonintegrated axles; truck and trailer lift axles; and bumpers and trim components to the commercial transportation industry. Hendrickson, based in Itasca, Ill., continues to meet the needs of the transportation industry after more than 95 years.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best(R) heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, medium duty diesel-electric hybrids, liquefied natural gas trucks, and the Kenworth Clean Power(R) no-idle system. This year, Kenworth became the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. In addition, Kenworth is the recipient of the 2009 J.D. Power and Associates awards for Highest in Customer Satisfaction for both Over the Road Segment and Pickup and Delivery Segment Class 8 Trucks, and for Heavy Duty Dealer Service. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth. A PACCAR Company.