Ridewell Corp announces new axle assemblies for use with its RUL-245 Bantamweight auxiliary lift axle suspension series for vocational truck and trailer applications.
The rating of the base axle is limited to 12,000 pounds (bearing capacity) and features:
Faster lift response
Wheel end equipment common with the RLT-230
Improved ground clearance due to brake chamber configuration
ABS hole supplied (less ABS bushing)
Track, dependent on H&D and wheel configuration, of about 80"
Single tire application
Beam centers as narrow as 26" while retaining the 12,000-lb rating
Hub- or stud-piloted: 10-hole, 11.25" BC
Straight and 6" drop-center versions
Axle matrix: weights include axle, brakes, and hub/drum assembly except for Part #1640037 and #1640038, which include only the brake package
The Bantamweight RUL-245 Series offers lightweight, compact units designed for limited-space chassis mountings. The low-maintenance series offers high axle travel, easy installation, and eccentric bolt alignment on both sides. At a 13,000-lb capacity, trailer and I-beam truck-mount versions are also provided. For more information, contact Ridewell, PO Box 4586, Springfield MO 65808.