HTB Mechanical

Lightweight, Non-torque Reactive Rear Mechanical Suspension

HTB Mechanical

Hendrickson's lightweight, non-torque reactive HTB® rear mechanical suspension system combines excellent ride and stability with reduced weight and scheduled maintenance. The parallelogram design controls suspension windup and corresponding frame rise, while reducing suspension induced driveline vibration for extended driveline component life and passenger comfort.


Model1 HTB 17.5K
Capacity (lbs.) 17,500
Installed Weight (lbs.) 530
On-highway Rating 100%
Axle Configuration Single
GVW Approval (lbs.) 26,000
GCW Approval (lbs.) 30,000
Ride Heights (in.) 8.625
Axle Spacing  N/A
   RV3 Yes
   Bus Yes

1. All applications must comply with applicable Hendrickson specifications and must also be approved by the respective vehicle manufacturer with the vehicle in its original, as-built configuration. Contact Hendrickson and the respective vehicle manufacturer for approval of additional applications.  
2. These are indicative of typical applications. Please contact your dealer or a Hendrickson service representative before using suspension on other applications.
3. Availability of the HTB mechanical system may be limited to specific chassis manufacturers for RV applications.

Features & Benefits

Superior Ride

Exceptional Stability & Handling

Reduced Weight

Non-torque Reactive System

About Us

Hendrickson is a leading manufacturer and supplier of premium bus chassis components to global bus markets.

Our legacy embodies over 100 years as the leading innovator and manufacturer of suspension systems and components for the global transportation industry.

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