Page Translator

Follow Us On...

Follow us on Twitter

 

Follow us on Twitter

EW Shopping

EW Shopping

Social Network Links

  • Google Bookmarks
  • Twitter
  • Windows Live
  • Facebook
  • MySpace
  • Yahoo! Bookmarks

Our Sponsors

Truckstop Guide

Homeland Security

Homeland Security

Service Providers

OOIDA

Google Ads

High-efficiency linehaul tandem drive axle

Meritor’s new 14XE HE high-efficiency linehaul tandem drive axle has shed 30 pounds from existing 14X models, and improved efficiency by 1.5%.

It comes with high-efficeincy bearings, the Meritor Lube Management system, precision-finished gearing, and ratios as low as 2.15 for aggressive downspeeding.

“Based on today’s diesel prices, a fleet with 1,000 trucks equipped with the 14X HE could realize US $1 million per year in fuel savings,” said Ken Hogan, vice president – rear drivetrain.

Many improvements were realized using laser welding to manufacture components. The axle’s ring gear is also laser-welded to the differential housing, creating a joint that eliminates fasteners and reduces oil churning losses, the company says.

Source of article click here : Today's Trucking

Driver Jobs

EW Classifieds

Fuel Price Locator


AMBEST

 

Loves

 

Petro

 

Pilot

 

Sapp Bros

 

Speedway

 

TA

 

Click a logo above to
view most currently posted Fuel Prices