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Hendrickson Severe Duty System

The Hendrickson Severe Duty System HSDS™ delivers rugged dependability and outstanding ride quality and control for curtainsiders, platform trailers, tippers, tankers and container chassis.


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Conventional Ride Heights

  • Suspension capacities offered up to 13.6 t (metric tonnes)
  • Ride heights from 355 to 580 mm
  • Available with auxiliary rebound limiter
  • Quad shocks available for off-road — severe-duty applications
  • Optional UBL™ UNDER BEAM LIFT™ provides lift
  • capability for operational flexibility and to extend tyre life


  • Proven technology provides mile after mile of dependable service
  • Voids positioned to optimally absorb all road forces
  • The ideal combination of ride softness and roll stability
  • Specially formulated rubber compound stands up to tough operating conditions
  • Only two long-life bushings in each suspension

Rigid Trailing Arm/ Rigid Axle Connection

  • Patent pending beam to axle connection for rugged performance and durability in severe operating environments
  • Simplicity of design reduces the number of moving parts, bushings and fasteners for minimal maintenance
  • Provides superior stability while eliminating torque rods and stabilizer bars
  • Eliminates retorquing requirements
  • Low spring rate for exceptional ride quality

QUIK-ALIGN® Pivot Connection

  • Provides quick, easy axle realignment
  • Helps save time and money should axle realignment become necessary
  • TORQ-RITE® shear bolt eliminates guesswork
  • Realign using standard tools — no torque wrench or welding required
  • Optimise tyre life

Hendrickson Trailer Axles

Axle Features

  • Axle capacities available up to 13.6 t (metric tonnes)
  • Wide range of axle tracks available
  • Patented axle filter protects the wheel ends from contamination

Drum Brake Features

  • Heat treated components for durability
  • Forged spiders for rigidity
  • HXS® Hendrickson Extended Service™ Brakes available in 420 × 180 mm and 420 × 220 mm
  • Standard Cam Tube System™ (cam cover) helps extend cam life
  • Dust shields standard
  • Quick change outboard mounted drums