Eurosatory 2016

Move faster over difficult terrain [ES2016D3]

15 June 2016

Heavy-duty vehicles in rough terrain rely on advanced drivetrain systems to operate efficiently and safely.

US-based firm AxleTech International (Hall 5, Stand B658) is presenting its latest lightweight solution in axle systems, the 2000 Series Independent Suspension Axle System (ISAS).

Designed for commercial and military applications, ISAS can be configured for medium- or heavy-duty vehicles. With its double-wishbone design, the system delivers improved steering and control for superior cross-country mobility. Applying the same high-speed planetary technology used in the 3000, 4000 and 5000 series axle systems, AxleTech can deliver an average cross-country speed gain that is up to three times faster than is attainable with beam axles.

ISAS is said to ensure optimum tyre-to-ground contact for better control in rough terrain, and offers improved suspension flexibility and greater wheel travel to enhance ride quality.

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