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New Dana guidelines available for OEMS

KALAMAZOO, Mich. V Dana Corporations Commercial Vehicle Systems group has published updated application guidelin...


KALAMAZOO, Mich. V Dana Corporations Commercial Vehicle Systems group has published updated application guidelines for all truck and trailer OEMs in North America that streamline the approval process for Dana Spicer drive, steer and trailer axles. The three new publications provide access to information on product approvals for use in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that are engaged in on, on/off-, and off-highway applications in the U.S. and Canada.

The new publications contain up-to-date information to assist OEMs with the specification process. Highlights include:

h Dana Spicer Drive Axle Application Guidelines, item number AXAG-0200, features a section that defines 13 separate types of vocational applications; gross axle capacities and dimensions for 22 different axle ratings; information on how to identify specific axle models and axle parts; ratings charts on all axles; and a 13-page glossary covering more than 250 of the most common drive axle terms.

h Dana Spicer Trailer Axle and Bendix Brake Application Guidelines, item number AXAG-0300, provides information on how to identify all trailer axle product offerings; axle beam and gross axle weight ratings on all products; application guidelines; standard axle configurations, quick-ship guidelines; and a 13-page glossary covering more than 180 commonly used terms.

h Dana Spicer Steer Axle Application Guidelines, item number AXAG-0400, includes information on steer axle nomenclature; application guidelines; engineering data; vocational applications; how to properly align and adjust steer axles; and a five-page glossary covering more than 85 steer axle terms.

These three new publications can also be downloaded from the Roadranger Web site, www.roadranger.com, along with additional product and literature information.

Applications beyond these specified vocations, duty cycles, and ratings must be reviewed and approved on an individual basis by Dana.


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