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Hendrickson Introduces TRAAX ROD® Torque Rods

Release date: 4/1/2017

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Mark Slingluff
(330) 489-0050


Hendrickson Introduces TRAAX ROD® Torque Rods Fabricated Construction, Lightweight yet Durable

ITASCA, Ill. (April 2017) – Hendrickson announces through advanced bushing design and innovative construction, TRAAX ROD®, a new benchmark, for vocational torque rods, in weight and bushing walk-out performance. The TRAAX ROD design achieves up to 3x longer life versus conventional forged or cast torque rods and are manufactured using high strength materials utilizing Hendrickson’s expertise in robotically-welded fabrications.
TRAAX ROD bushings and rod bodies are specifically designed for each capacity and application criteria. The flexible rod design can accommodate a straddle or taper pin bushing and package with any hub size and length.
“The TRAAX ROD Family of torque rods has set a new benchmark for durability and performance. With its fabricated construction, this lightweight solution is now the benchmark for heavy-duty applications worldwide,” said Gerry Remus, General Manager of Sales and Business Development for Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems.
For additional information on TRAAX ROD, please contact Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems at 630-910-2800 or
Hendrickson, a Boler company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions; integrated and non-integrated axle and brake systems; auxiliary lift axles systems; parabolic and multi-leaf springs; stabilizers; and bumper and trim components to the global commercial transportation industry. Hendrickson, based in Itasca, Ill., USA, continues to meet the needs of the transportation industry for more than 100 years. Visit Hendrickson at