TAMPA, Fla. – Dana has announced it is expanding its lightweight Spicer Diamond Series driveshaft, making it applicable to about 60% of North American trucking applications.
The Diamond Series driveshaft is a one-piece aluminum driveshaft that is constructed utilizing two patented manufacturing processes that allow Dana to reduce weight significantly without compromising strength, the company says. The technology earned Dana a Frost & Sullivan Technological Innovation award.
The newest offerings now cover applications requiring driveshafts as long as 130 inches.
“Our customers are looking for ways to be more productive,” Steve Slesinski, director of global product planning at Dana announced during the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings. “The Diamond Series can now address approximately 60% of North American truck applications with the durable and lightweight characteristics they demand.”
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