Hendrickson — RT


Hendrickson — RT

Description

This steel leaf spring, walking beam suspension has been an industry standard for vocational trucks for over 85 years. The steel springs are designed to provide a consistent spring rate while the walking beams act to distribute the load evenly between both axles. It can be found on a wide variety of vocational truck applications including fire trucks, mining vehicles, dump trucks, cement mixers, waste haulers and building/material supply.

Hendrickson RT

Fast Facts

Hendrickson — RT
Type Steel leaf spring, walking beam suspension
Features The steel springs are designed to provide a consistent spring rate while the walking beams act to distribute the load evenly between both axles.
Problem Areas
ATRO Solutions

 Tech Tips and Additional Resources

  • ATRO center bushings require thrust washers
  • ATRO bushings have free-rotation design
    • Eases installation
    • Automatically zeroes out to ride height

 Wear Items

  • Walking beam bushings – both bar pin end bushings and centers
  • Torque rod/bushings – check all, especially transverse rod

 Key Parts

Torque Rods are availble in any length, or as two-piece rods.

ATRO Bar Pin Bushing Kit
Bar Pin Bushing Kit

EB50-21013

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ATRO Center Bushing Kit CB38011, CB38012
Center Bushing Kit

CB38011
CB38012

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ATRO Torque Rod Bushing TS38000
Torque Rod Bushing

TS38000

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ATRO Two-Piece Torque Rod Female
Two-Piece Torque Rod

TR71000 Female

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ATRO Beam End Adapter Kit AK38200
Beam End Adapter Kit

AK38200

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ATRO Cross Tube CT10000
Cross Tube

CT10000

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ATRO Beam End Bushing EB38000
Beam End Bushing

EB38000

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Details

Hendrickson RT suspension details
Hendrickson RT

Walking beam suspension showing top plate, bolts, and saddle assembly.