SAF-Holland, a leading global manufacturer of trailer and truck suspension, fifth wheel, landing gear and coupling products, said this week the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake is an upcoming available option on the Neway LSZ steerable lift axle suspension system.
The ADB22X disc brake was selected as an option on the LSZ because its unique two-pin floating caliper design results in fewer components, requiring less maintenance. With an optimized friction and rotor pairing that enables longer service life for both components, the Bendix ADB22X brake minimizes the number of required maintenance inspections.
In addition, changing the air disc brake pads on the ADB22X model takes less than half the time it typically takes to change drum linings, which reduces downtime and labor costs.
The addition of the Bendix disc brake further enhances the benefits of the 13.5k-capacity Neway LSZ for a variety of applications. The LSZ uses only 17.39 inches of frame rail space ahead of the center of the tire, which provides extra room for bigger fuel tanks, mounting batteries on the rails and other components required to comply with regulations/bridge laws and a short wheelbase.
The unique SuperChambers lift the axle in less than four seconds, hold the axle up with more than 12,000 pounds of force-preventing “axle bounce” and are puncture resistant. The rugged SuperChambers and the kingpin assembly’s spherical bearing design significantly reduce maintenance costs.