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3000 Series Portal Steerable

3000 Series Portal Steerable

The AxleTech 3000 series portal steerable axle is engineered to meet the increasing demands of the 4x4 high mobility tactical, forestry, and municipal truck. This axle has a vocationally dependent axle load ratings up to 3500 kg.

A wide range of overall axle ratios, load capacities, vehicle mountings, carrier offsets, and brakes for performance characteristics are available to match your specific vehicle installation requirements. Overall axle ratio range from 5.62 - 8.68:1.0 offering maximum flexibility to meet your desired performance and optimize the vehicle performance. 

Multiple axle options include many features to permit optimization of this axle family to customize the axle for your specific vocational requirements. Carrier pinion angle may be varied up to 6 degrees inclination to match specific driveline angle requirements for the shorter wheelbase vehicle installations.

Hydraulic disc brake's wheel end have been designed to permit easier serviceability without requiring the wheel end to be disassembled to perform normal brake maintenance. 

Wheel mounted ABS is also an available option for the on-road vehicle vocational requirements. A central tire inflation option is available for those vehicles demanding increased flotation in the various rugged off-road vocational duty cycles. Carrier differential options include air actuated differential lock and a wide range of input flange sizes and styles. Multiple axle pad mounting styles are available with location flexibility on the high strength fabricated axle housing design.

Technical Specifications
  • Capacity
  • 7,800 lb / 3,500 kg
  • Housing
  • Fabricated steel
  • Differential
  • Open or with driver-controlled lock (DCDL)
  • Final ratio
  • 5.62, 5.97, 6.37, 6.82, 7.35, 7.96, or 8.69
  • Portal drop distance
  • 4.84 in / 123 mm
  • Wheel end reduction
  • 3.538
  • Wheel mounting
  • Hub piloted, 8 studs, 10.83 in / 275 mm
  • Minimum wheel size
  • 20 in / 508 mm
  • Mounting pads
  • To specifications
  • Flange to flange distance
  • 81.2 in / 2064 mm
  • Mounting centers
  • 35.8 in / 910 mm
  • Maximum steer angle
  • 38°
  • King pin intersection
  • 51.3 in / 1304 mm
  • King pin inclination
  • Camber
  • ABS
  • Sensors and connectors, optional
  • CTI
  • Channeling for central tire inflation system, optional