Air suspension is the general term used to describe suspension systems that (partially) run on air. However, it is important to note that there are two completely different types of air suspension available: semi air suspension and full air suspension.
Semi air suspension creates more spring travel
The name 'semi air suspension' says it all: this type of suspension supports the existing suspension on the vehicle. Semi air suspension is often used on vehicles that regularly carry heavy loads. An air spring is fitted between the chassis and the rear axle, which raises the ride height of the vehicle and generates greater spring travel. The semi air suspension therefore helps to increase the level of comfort and stability when travelling in your vehicle.
Other advantages of semi air suspension:
Relatively inexpensive to buy
'Plug-and-play' system allows for quick installation
The body, equipment and load remain protected against damage
Heavy loads are no longer noticeable from the outside
We offer three types of semi air suspension system. You can find more information about these systems here.
Full air suspension – the best solution for suspension problems
Full air suspension is a fully automatic (adjustable) solution for suspension problems. The conventional suspension system is completely replaced by a full air suspension system that filters out unevenness in the road surface, thereby increasing ride comfort. Our full air suspension also reduces crosswind sensitivity, helping to make your vehicle safer.
A full air suspension system includes air springs, height sensors, a compressor and an electronic control unit. Our full air suspension systems are supplied with a sophisticated remote control that can be used to easily operate all functions of the suspension system.
Below is a list of the benefits offered by a full air suspension system:
Constant ride height
Comfortable ride for passengers and/or goods
Kneeling function for convenient loading and unloading of goods
Less wear on tyres/brakes
More environmentally friendly, reduced CO2 emissions