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Integrated Monoleaf Suspension and Steer Axle System

Hendrickson’s SOFTEK® NXT system combines the STEERTEK NXT axle and monoleaf spring technology with an advanced integrated clamp group design. This complete system saves over 45 kgs compared to a traditional two-leaf spring and I-beam axle system.


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  • STEERTEK NXT comes with a standard 10-year, 1 million mile limited warranty*

Monoleaf Spring Technology

  • Reduces weight up to 72 lbs. compared to standard 2-leaf springs
  • Eliminates inter-leaf friction which improves ride and comfort

SOFTRIDE™ Monoleaf Technology

  • Utilizes proprietary manufacturing techniques to help ensure long service life

Steering and Tie Rod Arms

  • Integrated for increased strength and reduced weight

Shackle Redundancy

  • Replaces the need for a second leaf thus reducing weight

Brake Compatibility

  • Compatible with drum or disc brakes
  • Accepts both 5/8"and ¾" brake hardware

Rubber Bushings

  • Reduces maintenance and front end noise
  • Requires no lubrication

Two-piece Knuckle Assembly

  • Significantly reduces the time required to service the kingpin bushings
  • Premium kingpin bushings and seals provide enhanced protection from the elements to improve bushing life


  • The box-shaped cross section resists horizontal, vertical and twisting forces more effectively than traditional I-beam axles which improves handling
  • Continuous beam architecture minimizes stress points for added durability
  • Integrated axle seats to improve ground clearance, reduce part count and simplify assembly