Rigid Drive Axles

A wide choice of Rigid Drive Axles with different load capabilities. This range of heavy duty axles are twin reduction with a planetary hub and are designed for a wide variety of on/off highway vehicles.

Available in both pad and centre pin oscillating mount they share a high degree of commonality of parts with our steer drive axle range.

With a modular construction giving high flexibility in application configurations, various axle ratios and differentials, self-adjusting oil immersed service brakes and proven reliability from both test bed and in the field these axles offer high performance in the worst of operating conditions.

Specifications

Dynamic Load
12,000 Kg
Static Load
32,000 Kg
Output Torque
42,000 Nm

Rigid Steer AXLES   PD40 PD55 PD70 PD80 Wide Track PD87
Performance            
Dynamic Load Capacity Kg (lbs) 4000 (8800) 5500 (12100) 7000 (15400) 12000 (26500) 9000 (19800)
Static Load Capacity Kg (lbs) 12000 (26500) 16500 (36000) 21000 (46000) 32000 (70000) 27000 (59525)
Maximum Torque Output            
Contiunuous Nm (lb-ft) 5000 (3700) 9700 (7154) 14000 (10000) 14000 (10000) 15000 (11100)
Intermittent Nm (lb-ft) 15000 (11000) 29000 (21389) 29000 (21389) 42000 (21389) 47000 (35000)
Overall Axle Ratios   16.15, 21.818 12.24, 16.2, 18.6
19.2, 20.93, 23.625
13.7, 15.78
18.16, 24.975
13.7, 15.78
18.16, 24.975
15.22, 17.53
20.17, 27.75
Flange to Flange Distance mm 1400 1520 1520 1890 1940
Optional Limited Slip Differential    
Axles available with multi-plate oil immersed brakes