New Axle Offers Top GAWR

Meritor Inc. announced its new P600 Series Tridem Heavy-Haul Planetary Axle for heavy-duty mining applications. Built to operate in extreme conditions, the P600 Tridem is compatible with industry-leading suspension options and offers a bestin- class gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of 126,000 lb and gross combination weight of 560,000 lb, the company reported. Meritorís new proportioning inter-axle differential delivers even torque split between the three axles for improved traction, maximum load capacity and increased longevity of the drivetrain. The P600 Tridemís wide ratio coverage and standard anti-lock brakes deliver optimum safety and performance in the most extreme conditions, the company reported. The release is part of the companyís M2019 growth initiative. Full production began in June.

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