Rigid axles

Even heavy loads can be handled with ease

Features and benefits

  • For axle loads up to 20 t
  • Versions with air or mechanical suspension
  • Versions with disc or drum brake
  • With (mounted) BPW brake cylinders
  • Wheels with or without offset
  • Single or twin tyres
  • Wheel sizes from 12 to 24 inches
  • Stud or hub centring
  • For disc wheels (steel or aluminium) or star wheels (TRILEX)
  • ABS can be retrofitted
  • All axles also have cataphoretic dip-coating and zinc-phosphating (KTLZn) at inaccessible points such as in cavities to provide optimum protection against corrosion
  • BPW axles and suspension units are resistant to temperature effects in line with NATO requirements

* The specified axle loads (see “Technical details”) are maximum values on the ground up to 105 km/h (65 mph). In vehicles with a slower permitted maximum speed, the following axle load increases are possible with BPW: Vmax. 40 km/h + 10%, Vmax. 25 km/h + 25%, Vmax. 10 km/h + 40%. Please also refer to the load rating data provided by the wheel and tyre manufacturers.

Technical specifications

For axle loads from 5,500 kg

For axle loads to 5,500 kg

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